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Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence from Marseille
"Depart from Marseille in your air-conditioned vehicle and travel to the charming town of Aix-en-Provence. Located within easy driving distance of Marseille Aix is an ideal place to visit for those keen to see a little more of France during their time in Marseille.Stroll tree-lined boulevards such as the beautiful Cours Mirabeau with your guide and soak up the town’s wonderful atmosphere. Marvel at the 17th- and 18th-century private mansions that line the route and perhaps pose for photographs with your friends.Aix-en-Provence is bursting with chic boutiques bustling town squares and markets attractive fountains traditional cafés and sites of special interest. See the Fountain of the Four Dolphins the Fountain of the Preachy
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Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and Cassis Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel away from the coast with your private guide to the handsome little town of Aix-en-Provence. Glowing with artistic elegance at every turn Aix is a delight to explore with its ornate architecture and some of the grandest streets in Provence. See 17th- and 18-century private mansions on a stroll along Cours Mirabeau boulevard and then explore the tangle of narrow streets in Vieil Aix (Old Town) – flanked with craft shops and independent boutiques.The famous French painter Paul Cézanne was born in Aix and you can now visit the place where he once worked. Entry to the Cézanne Studio is at your own expense but once inside you can walk in the artist’s footsteps and see countless artifacts that once inspired him. Alternatively opt to continue exploring Aix independently.After a break for lunch in town (own expense)
From EUR70.00
 
Private Tour: Marseille City Sightseeing and Aix-en-Provence Day Trip from Marseille
"Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and then travel inland with your private guide to Aix-en-Provence. A well-heeled Provencal town Aix is known for its handsome streets lined with grand 17th- and 18-century houses. See the best examples of its opulent architecture on a stroll along the Cours Mirabeau -- a boulevard where private mansions sit in the shade of leafy trees and tinkling and admire its boutiques craft shops and squares all dotted about the myriad of tiny streets.Famous as the birthplace of French painter Paul Cézanne Aix is firmly on the map for art lovers from around the world. See how Cézanne stamped his mark on the city by visiting his studios where he once worked
From EUR61.00

More Tourist Traps in Aix-en-Provence

La Pizza Restaurant Aix-en-Provence - beware no Pi

The night we went there in September 2006 pizza's were not on the menu and the fillet steak ordered was actually burnt with some charcoal lines on it.... a steak burnt ? in France ? No reduction in...
NormanNorney
Dec 08, 2006

Atelier Cézanne - so?

The painter's house and garden. Sure, an ok place to go ifyou have nothing else to do, but I don't think it's worth it.Costs 4 euro to get in and you only get to see one room.Can't take any photos...
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maria_mullah
Apr 03, 2006

Cafés on Cours Mirabeau

Well, ok, you've got to go there if you visit Aix, it's impossible not to.What I'd like to advise you to avoid are the cafés, they charge WAYtoo much for whatever you're ordering. Take one of the...
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maria_mullah
Apr 03, 2006

Obviously not the place it once was

Aix's most famous cafe is the Deux Garcons on the Cours Mirabeau. Well used by Cezanne and "covered" in a Year in Provence, this is one of the local landmarks.But it has obviously lost what it had,...
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englishchris
Jul 11, 2005

Paul Cezanne’s workshop

This photo shows the outside of Paul Cezanne’s workshop, w/ Provencal window, with M sitting in the shadows. We didn't go inside as it was very expensive. We were rather annoyed, the tourist bureau's...
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rwlittle
Jun 27, 2004

how to get to "Costly Mirabeau"

One tourist trap to watch out for the eating in the resturants on the Cours Mireabeau! As this is the main street and an ideal place to people watch , but service is very rushed and extreemly pricey!...
mario12
Jun 05, 2003
 
 
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Rip-off, rude Mirabeau

So you want to eat and drink on the Cours Mirabeau? Fine, if you know what to expect. Unless you're going to Ben and Jerrys, dining on this street can be expensive as hell, and the waiters are not...
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rickyvilla81
Nov 03, 2002

Actually, the opposite of a...

Actually, the opposite of a tourist trap: Just before entering university, I spent three weeks in Aix to learn French. I've been to a dozen of different language schools in London, Paris, Florence,...
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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002

Top Hotels in Aix-en-Provence

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40, Avenue Victor Hugo, (formerly Mercure Paul Cezanne), Aix-en-Provence, Provence, 13100, France
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Avenue de la Violette, Aix-en-Provence, 13100, France
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74, cours Sextius, Aix-en-Provence, Provence, 13100, France
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2 Rue des Etuves 13100 Aix en Provence, , Aix-en-P
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97 Rue Doctor Albert Aynaud, Cedex 3, Aix-en-Provence, 13857, France
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24 rue Cardinale, Aix-en-Provence, Provence, 13100, France
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Top Things to Do in Aix-en-Provence

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Cours Mirabeau

At its west end the Cours Mirabeau reaches the Fountain of the King Rene and his statue where he is holding his famous grapes. From here the Cours runs east past the Fountain of the Nine Canons and at...
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Cathédrale Saint Sauveur

The cloister of the church of St. Sauveur is one hindred years older than the church. It is Romanesque and was built between 1180 and the early years of the 13C at the same time as the cloister at...
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Market

AEP has a wonderful open markets almost every day of the week. Please doe visit the old town and around the main street "Court de Mirabeau", you will find interesting and eye-catching markets with...
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City of Fountains

Off the Cours to the south at the crossing of the rue-du-Septembre and the rue Cardinale is the Place-des-Quatre Dauphins (the mammal, not the Dauphines related to the king) with its fountain of 1667....
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Museums

The Musee du Vieil Aix is a 17th Century manor house with several rooms decorated in the style of the 17th century along with a number of exhibits. It is not all that big and only takes 20-30 minutes...
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Village of Gordes

When in Aix-en-Provence we visited the village of Gordes. Although Gordes is about 80 kilometres from Aix, (north of Aix and east of Avignon) a trip to this village, classified one of the most...
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Top 5 Aix-en-Provence Writers

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rickyvilla81

"Aix marks the Spot"
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ForestqueenNYC

"AIX-EN-PROVENCE"
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skydivefred

"Ville d'eau, ville d'art."
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eden_teuling

"WELCOME TO MY AIX-EN-PROVENCE PAGE ......:-)"
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JanPeter74

"Aix-en-Provence - That real Provence feeling!"
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