What to do in Aix-en-Provence?

Our guest house is located five minutes from downtown Aix en Provence. You will enjoy strolling through this city of unrivaled charm and exceptional monuments. Start by strolling through the old town, before descending to the Cours Mirabeau with its restaurants, cafés, luxury boutiques and Rotunda. Awaken your senses by taking a short tour of the Aix en Provence market, held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, you will take the opportunity to discover the calissons. During your visit to Aix-en-Provence, we advise you to visit the Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d'Art, the Granet Museum, the Pavillon de Vendôme, the Vasarely Foundation and the Milles Memorial.

Unmissable events

The region is lively all year round, with musical events and cultural events. Discover the dates not to be missed:

  • International Lyric Art Festival of Aix en Provence
  • The Piano Nights of Aix en Provence
  • International Piano Festival at La Roque d'Anthéron
  • O Frioul Festival in Marseille
  • International Chamber Music Festival in Salon-de-Provence
  • Charlie Jazz Festival in Vitrolles

The creeks of Cassis and Marseille

In less than an hour's drive, you will find yourself on these exceptional sites where time seems to have stood still. You will be amazed by the verdant nature, the azure water and the fine sandy beaches, which take shape before your eyes. After a few minutes of walking, you will be on the famous creeks of Marseille and Cassis. Discover: Sormiou, Morgiou, Sugiton, En-Vau, Port-Pin, Port-Miou, Marseilleveyre and many others.

The lavender fields

Provence is known for its lavender fields as far as the eye can see. From mid-June to mid-August, from Vaucluse to Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, via the Valensole plateau, the lavender fields bloom to offer you superb landscapes. Every year, the city of Apt honors lavender during a popular festival, with the good scents of Provence.

The Luberon and the perched villages

In less than an hour's drive, you will be in the heart of the Luberon and you can take the opportunity to discover and visit its famous perched villages. Do not miss Roussillon and its ocher path, Gordes and its panoramic view, Oppède-le-Vieux and its medieval remains, Lauris and its rocky outcrop, Bonnieux and its magnificent bell tower , but also Lacoste and its famous castle of the Marquis de Sade.

Provence and its villages

Provençal markets, relaxed lifestyle and generous sunshine will be on the agenda for your expedition days in the heart of Provence. We advise you to go through Les Baux-de-Provence and its Carrières de Lumières, but also through Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, to follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh, and through Isle-sur-la- Sorgue with its villages with antique dealers, without forgetting: Ménerbes, Lourmarin, Ramatuelle, Eygalières and Saint-Paul-de-Vence.