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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)
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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 Transportation in Aix-en-Provence

Bus from Marseilles

The bus leaves from Marseilles train station at very regular intervals and is not at all expensive. I paid a few euros but of course, whatever I paid in 2011 would have increased by now. The bus trip...
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Maryimelda
Nov 12, 2012

By train between Aix and Marseille

I would recommend you to be a little careful in riding the train between Marseille and Aix. There are regularly scheduled trains, but late at night or early in the morning there a few people other...
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Roadquill
Aug 25, 2012

By Car: How Far/How Long...?

Some road distances to Aix-en-Provence from:- Verona (Italy): 639 kms.- Charleroi (Belgium): 954. kms.- Madrid (Spain): 1.092 kms.- Linz (Austria): 1.186. kms.Checking the website, you’ll find more...
Redang
May 02, 2010

Aix-en-Provence TG station bus to town

The TGV station is way out of town at Aix - around 10 miles - there are buses between Aix town centre and the TGV station every 15 minutes. Timetable can be found...
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cubsur
Apr 12, 2008

Train Station

The train station in Aix is where you can go to buy your tickets for the TGV to Paris and elsewhere. You do not, however, board the TGV at this station. You must take a shuttle, taxi, or car to the...
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ForestqueenNYC
Jul 19, 2006

Local Bus Services

A good way to get around Aix en Provence is to take the local bus.It's cheap and efficient, at least during day time. Most buses stopgoing at 10pm, so make sure that you've planned your trip back!On...
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maria_mullah
Apr 03, 2006
 
 
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Central city bus station

I never really dare taking the bus abroad because we never know where to take it and where to stop.Aix en Provence buses are relatively easy to use for one reason: they all have a stop in common,...
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skydivefred
Jan 16, 2004

rent a car

The best way to see Provence is just to rent a car, and drive. There are trains, but to do it at your own pace is the best way to explore, and find places that nobody knows about. Autoeurope seems to...
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ncoutroulis
Oct 16, 2003

Faire le promenade

Aix is such a great place to walk around - in fact it's really all you can do to see this town, as the streets tend to be narrow and winding, and steep - but mind the dogspoo of course. You will...
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rickyvilla81
Feb 19, 2003

Fly away

The nearest airport is "Marseille-Provence", at Marignanes, which is about fifty minutes by shuttle bus from Aix. Shuttles leave every thirty minutes. If you want to fly via Nice beware - there are...
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rickyvilla81
Nov 22, 2002

TGV

Aix-en-Provence DOES have a TGV station. It is quite a distance from town however. There are shuttle buses that link the Airport to Aix, stopping off at the TGV in between - they run every half an...
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rickyvilla81
Nov 22, 2002

Bus it

If you arrive in Marseille and wish to get to Aix, here's a tip - don't bother going by train. I don't know of anybody who uses the train in Aix, because if you just pass over to the Gare Routiere -...
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rickyvilla81
Oct 31, 2002

If driving just follow the...

If driving just follow the signs that point to the city centre. You will get to a wide street that circles the center of the city. While driving on this street there are around 4 parking garages and...
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Packerman
Aug 26, 2002

TO GET TO AIX YOU HAVE TO GO...

TO GET TO AIX YOU HAVE TO GO BY CAR OR BUSOR TRAIN BUT NOT DIRECT AS YOU WILL HAVE TO GO TO MARSEILLES FIRST AND THEN A BUS EVERY 30 MNTRAIN STOPS AT GARE ST CHARLES.BY PLANE .YOU GO TO MARSEILLES...
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michelangelo
Aug 25, 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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