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Aix-en-Provence, Near Aix-en-Provence

The beauty of Aix-en-Provence, city of Art, can be discovered while strolling. During your walks around the famous Cours Mirabeau shaded by its vault of plane trees. The squares adorned with fountains are so many enchanting places to discover during your wanderings. It is the city of the painter Cézanne, whose Aix countryside inspired some of the greatest Impressionist masterpieces.

What makes this village special?

In the light of a privileged climate, Aix-en-Provence is a city of elegance revealed through its streets and squares always animated.

History is here the theater of a daily life where one marries the pleasures of shopping and the nobility of the heritage, the happiness of a terrace and the architectural beauties, the strolls in town and the Baroque wonders. Each fountain has its secrets, each private mansion its stories. The bastides are surrounded by parks and gardens as in ancient centuries.

Aix-en-Provence is a canvas of happy impressions, in the colors of festivals, festivals and traditions, Provence markets, sunny delicacies, nature walks and outdoor recreation ...

In the colors of Cézanne: more than an experience, it is an encounter with the painter that you will experience among the places and landscapes that marked the life, the gaze and the work of the father of modern painting.

Things to do on vacation in Aix-en-Provence, France

The old center of Aix is small enough to be explored on foot. There is so much to see in the old town, starting from the last remaining defensive tower of the 39 original Tourreluquo towers to the 18th century hot water baths of the Thermes Sextius, from the Great Fountain to the Church of St. John of Malta dating from the 13th century. The Cours Mirabeau, the main center of Aix, is lined with fantastic cafes, restaurants and great places to relax, and soak up the sun, sitting in the shade of the trees watching the local life take its course. There are also plenty of shops, markets, theaters and museums to visit during your stay in accommodation in Aix-en-Provence. The markets of the Mazarin district are worth exploring, as are the Granet Museum and the Paul Arbaud Museum.

Market days in Aix-en-Provence fall on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, selling local food, antiques and local crafts. The flower market is a particular favorite for many visitors to Aix-en-Provence.

There are some wonderful hiking trails available from Aix-en-Provence. There are a number of national hiking trails in the peaks of Montagne Sainte-Victoire, as well as some fantastic hikes that bring you to the Vauvenargues forest. All trails are well marked, and easily found from a start on the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence.

There are also two magnificent 18-hole golf courses as part of the Aix-en-Provence accommodation. Aix golf course and Aix Marseille Golf Club are a short drive from the city center and both are open to visitors.

Places to visit on vacation in Aix-en-Provence, France

It's hard to resist a quick day in Marseille from your vacation home in Aix-en-Provence, just 30 km away. Department stores, first-class restaurants, the cosmopolitan atmosphere and the city's beaches make Aix en Provence a difficult place to leave, but it is definitely worth exploring.


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