Aix-en-Provence, city of water and city of art of the Bouches-du-Rhône department, offers visitors the possibility to discover the works of Cézanne, but also of many other artists in the various museums, foundations and cultural spaces of the city such as the Musée Granet, The Gallifet Hotel, the museum of old Aix, the Hôtel de Caumont, the Atelier de Cézanne, the Pavillon Vendôme… As you stroll through the narrow streets of Aix-en-Provence, you can admire the various fountains, built between the 15th and 19th centuries. The Fountain of the Preachers, the Fountain of the Tanners, the Fountain of the Four Dolphins, etc. have become real monuments in the city.
The mansions are also an integral part of the tourist heritage of Aix-en-Provence. Dating from the 17th century, they are representative of the history of the Aix nobility, particularly in the Mazarin district. As you walk in front of the buildings, you can appreciate the beauty of the facades and doors of the Hôtel d’Agut, the Hôtel de Gastaud, the Hôtel Bonnet de la Baume, the Hôtel de Forbin, etc. Aix-en-Provence is full of architectural treasures and historical monuments, remains of the past and we invite you to discover the Saint-Sauveur cathedral and its cloister.
Capital of Provence, the city of a thousand fountains makes it a point of honor to perpetuate customs during traditional holidays such as Christmas, for example. It is also a good opportunity to learn about local gastronomy. On market days, you can take the opportunity to meet the producers on their colorful stalls. To discover all the richness of the Pays d’Aix, take the hiking trails that may take you to the Sainte-Victoire mountain.