Aix-en-Provence is a city located in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. It is about 33 km from Marseille, and has a population of more than 143,000 inhabitants. The city attracts many tourists each year, mainly during the summer season, who come to discover its many assets .
Aix-en-Provence is a city favorable to summer holidays. It allows you to change from the major cities of the region like Marseille, to discover a more peaceful city, with a similar climate. In addition to the natural beauty of its sites, the city is not to be outdone in terms of cultural and social activities, and has monuments, infrastructures and shops that brighten it up on all sides.
A walk on the Cours Mirabeau , with its main street lined with imposing and majestic plane trees, allows you to discover the heart of the city. Café and restaurant terraces welcome you along the sidewalk, offering you the opportunity to quench your thirst or discover the region’s culinary specialties.
Aix-en-Provence is also home to an incalculable number of markets , each dedicated to the marketing of a special type of product. Between the flower market, the old book market or the vegetable market, there is no room for inactivity. Moreover, you will find, in many shops, the calisson, a specialty of the city, made of a mixture of candied melon, almonds and orange blossoms. This pastry never fails to make visitors salivate!
A visit to Aix-en-Provence is never complete if you do not go through the old town and its magnificent little colorful streets. Take advantage of your stay to stroll between these narrow streets lined with small and charming shops, where you can also do some shopping.
If you are a fan of shows, you may have the opportunity to attend a dance performance at the Pavillon Noir, where the Perljocaj ballet performs. Not far away is the city’s Grand Théâtre, where attractive events of all kinds take place.
To admire the city from its heights, go to the top of Sainte-Victoire , culminating at 1011 meters high, surmounted by a large cross. From there, you will see endless plains unfold before your eyes, in an impressive panorama.
Finally, you can end your visit to the city by passing through the nearby vineyards, most of which have historic castles. You can even indulge in wine tastings, including Coteaux d’Aix, an AOC specific to the region
Even if it is not the cheapest, the ideal means of transport for getting around Aix is none other than the VTC driver. The latter can indeed take care of you as soon as you arrive in town, waiting for you at the station or at the airport. With a VTC driver, you move faster, with more comfort and go precisely where you want.
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