Relax in the South of France
Situated in the gorgeous Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the South of France, Aix en Provence is the location you’ve been waiting for. Whether you choose to wander around streets brimming with architecture, make like the locals and shop at the markets or follow in the footsteps of the great artist Cezanne, a holiday to Aix en Provence is an excellent remedy for those needing a getaway.
Discover Aix en Provence
Start your Aix en Provence holiday with a stroll down the Cours Mirabeau, the city’s most famous street. Lined with plane-trees, decorated with fountains and flanked by beautiful houses, it splits the town into the new and old, and homes many a spot dear to Aix en Provence. With elaborate banks on one side and cosy cafes on another, arty types must check out Aix’s most famous brasserie – the Deux Garcons – so good it was a favourite of Hemingway, Zola and Cezanne.
As famous for its springs as it is for its art, Aix is also known as ‘the city of a thousand fountains.’ The Romans were the first to appreciate this and the Sextius Baths hint at their spa-loving legacy. Located in the heart of the old town, visiting them is a must on a city break to Aix en Provence for the maximum relaxation on your holiday! With the old market town, the town centre dating from 1st century, the fascinating grid pattern XVIIIth century Mazarin quarter – a luxury housing estate for the bourgeois - and the 16th century Villeneuve to explore, you can guaranteed you won’t be bored on a holiday to Aix en Provence.
Tasty Treats in Aix en Provence
Aix en Provence’s long history of foodie tradition means there are plenty of delicious ways to keep you fuelled on a sightseeing break! From marzipan-like sweets Calissons, to the produce of nearby vineyards, Aix en Provence is the perfect place to try some of the best in French cuisine.
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