Aix-en-Provence, with its many prestigious cultural sites, museums and archaeological sites, testifies to the richness of its heritage. A city of water, a city of art, it perfectly embodies the Provençal way of life.
The beauty of Aix-en-Provence is discovered while strolling. During your walks around the famous Cours Mirabeau, shaded by its plane tree vault, you will admire a number of private mansions and monuments - Town Hall, Former Archbishopric, Saint-Sauveur Cathedral, Pavillon de Vendôme. The squares decorated with fountains are as many places to discover during your walks.
Shaded boulevards, alleys, small squares and welcoming coffee terraces are sure to appeal to those who take the time to linger there, and indeed as a place to relax. A good opportunity to do some shopping!
Aix-en-Provence enjoys an exceptional geographical location, you will be pleasantly surprised by the picturesque charm of the surrounding villages, and by the magnificent landscapes immortalized by the painters Cézanne, Picasso or Kandinski.
You can admire the steep peaks of Sainte-Victoire Mountain, a paradise for hikers and climbers.
Aix is also a land of gastronomy, which gives pride of place to markets. Every day of the year it is possible to fill up with flavours!
To discover the modern and contemporary side of Aix-en-Provence, visit the Mozart esplanade to admire the new cultural forum with its 5 exceptional facilities:
The Alliance Française d'Aix Marseille Provence partners with quality local actors to offer you a programme of cultural, tourist and sporting activities.
Theatre, cinema, music and gastronomy: live the Provençal experience!
All year round, Aix-en-Provence offers you its major cultural events: