First roman foundation in Gaul, first called Aquae Sextiae, then capital of the county of Provence, Aix-en-Provence is a city of History, a city of art, and a city of water. A true cultural crossing which evolved with its time while keeping his Provençal identity, making it a privileged travel destination.
In the middle of a typical Mediterranean countryside dominated by Cézanne’s mountain, the Sainte-Victoire, Aix-en-Provence is above all an art of living. Come have a drink on one of the numerous terraces, or go to take a walk around medieval streets punctuated by majestic fountains and fancy private mansions from 17th and 18th centuries.
Aix-en-Provence is also a city of taste! Have a try at the famous Calissons, local specialty since the middles ages. Taste some olive oil, “tapenades”, Provence wines, “nougat”... before going out at night and have a delicious Provencal meal. Thanks to its location, the city is the perfect departure point for trips in Provence: Marseille, Avignon, Arles, the Luberon, Camargue... Great cities and so many places to discove!