Located in the heart of Provence, Aix-en-Provence is the ancient capital of this beautiful and authentic Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.
With several universities, Aix-en-Provence is a rich and dynamic city. Guardian of knowledge for centuries, many intellectuals and artists have lived there, like the famous painter Paul Cézanne, who was born here and was inspired by the beauty of the landscapes of Provence.
The richness of its architectural heritage dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries. The atmosphere and charm of the city are incomparable. Here you can admire fountains, churches and houses in unique style and visit some of the most beautiful museums in France (Granet Museum, Caumont Center…).
Outside the city, the Pays d’Aix offers you the opportunity to discover the stunning nature of our region, its colors and perfumes.
Enjoying a Mediterranean climate, Aix-en-Provence is a city of gastronomy, art and history, which will make you live to the rhythm of the seasons and rediscover the well-being of the French.
1- Les Allées Provençales : you will find famous stores
2 – The lanes of the historic city center: are full of small shops of all kinds.
3 – Fabrot street and Marius Reynaud street : for luxury shops.
Historic Downtown & Museums way
1 – Place de la Mairie & the place des Cardeurs: emblematic places in Aix-en-Provence (cafés, restaurants, splendid buildings)
2 – Saint Sauveur Cathedral & Place de l’Archevéché : historical and cultural sites.
3 – The Caumont Center & the Granet Museum: for a cultural moment.