Dates to be confirmed

Noël en Provence chez les Santons Fouque

Aix en Provence - Santons Fouque - Exhibition - From 2 November 2016 to 30 April 2017 - Free

As part of the many Christmas festivities throughout France, the Fouque House offers a unique journey exploring the Santon’s craftsmanship and the magical atmosphere surrounding Christmas celebration in Provence.

The Christmas in Provence’s exhibition has become a must see event. Different each year, it recreates the celebration of Christmas in Provence in actual size:, with a large Christmas crib with transhumance , the 13 desserts table, life-size figures in period costumes worn by the family and figurines’ collections.

Free visit including Christmas in Provence exhibition and the workshop with manufacturing on site and the collections of the Fouque House.

This event is being held as part of: Christmas events in Aix en Provence

  • Free
  • Contact

    Maison Fouque
    65 cours Gambetta

    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Organiser

    Santons Fouque
  • Phone

    • 04 42 26 33 38
  • Fax

    04 42 27 67 17

  • Website

Nearby

  1. La petite bourgeoisie

    Fashion

    Read more
  2. Fanny's

    Cuisine de Provence

    Read more
  3. Arc Hôtel

    Hotel

    Read more
  4. Allees Provencales

    Holiday rental

    Read more

Where to stay

Hotel

Concorde

Aix en Provence

A green corner, in the heart of town,"le concorde" bids you welcome. Quiet and confortable rooms (49), rooms for disabled people, large underground, car park, lift, sitting room, quiet terrace and garden. Pets are allowed. Location: 10 minutes walking distance to the centre city, neraby shopping…

Hotel

Cézanne

Aix en Provence

Ancient mansion fully renovated in 2008, first "boutique hotel" in Aix en Provence. The hotel is situated in the most enthralling part of the city center. Upon your arrival our team will welcome you with their great dynamism. As soon as your booking is confirmed our E-Concierge will contact you…

B&B

L'Epicerie

Aix en Provence

Situated right in the heart of the old town of AIX EN PROVENCE, within a few metres of thermal baths, the city hall, "Mirabeau " place the "Cardeurs" place and the Archbishopric, where the famous opera festival takes place every year. The house is decorated in the style of an old grocer's shop…

B&B

Pavillon de Beauregard

Aix en Provence

Two superb guest rooms and a luxury Suite in a former hunting lodge built in the late 18th century, set in grounds of 5 hectares. Located between the lively city centre of Aix en Provence (2.5km) and the landscapes of Cézanne's beloved Sainte-Victoire Mountain (5km), Pavillon de Beauregard is…

Hotel

Saint Christophe

Aix en Provence

Situated in the center of town, at the lower end of the Cours Mirabeau, quiet and comfortable, it's an elegant 19th century traditional local style building. The restaurant offers a traditional parisienne atmosphere with a fifties style.

Hotel

Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hôtel

Aix en Provence

Created as a genuine art gallery, in the very heart of the city, the Renaissance Aix-en-Provence 5-star hotel offers 133 spacious rooms and suites, with views of the garden or the city. They have either one King size bed or two double/double beds as well as a bathroom with a bathtub or a shower.…

Hotel

La Baume

Aix en Provence

In the middle of a 12 hectares park, the hotel "La baume" is located 5 minutes away from the city centre in a quiet setting. It's also a theological and spititual centre which is run by jewish and laique team. Breakfast is offered to individual customers.

Resort

Appart Hotel Odalys Le Clos De La Chartreuse

Aix en Provence

This is a residence located in a quiet area, 10 minutes from the city centre with 83 appartments equipped with air-conditionned and balcony. All of them offer you shower or bath. Parking and garage with extra.

Hotel

Hôtel B&B Le Tholonet

Le Tholonet

A quelques minutes du centre d'Aix-en-Provence en voiture et proche du massif de la Montagne Sainte-Victoire, l'hôtel B&B Aix Le Tholonet se trouve à l'entrée de Palette. Juste à côté des commerces du Domaine de l'Escapade il offre bien-être et accueil personnalisé au meilleur prix, 24…

Things to do

Guided tour

The Manor of Jas de Bouffan

Aix en Provence

For lovers of Cézanne in France and around the world, as well as for the residents of Aix and Provence, the Jas de Bouffan estate – never before opened to the general public – is a fascinating attraction, a place which retains an aura of mystique despite its direct links with so many of the…

Low mountain guide

Humeur vagabonde - Lionel Marchese

Aix en Provence

Humeur vagabonde vous propose d'organiser vos randonnées pédestres. Que vous soyez seul, en famille ou en groupe, contemplatif ou sportif, une randonnée peut vous être proposée sur le massif de la Sainte Victoire, dans les Calanques, dans le Lubéron...Également marche nordique au milieu…

Walk / hike

Tour de la Ste Victoire

Aix en Provence

A double circuit in the North of the Department, realized with the association of the paths of Prestige leads you through the Valley of the Durance bass by the villages of Verquières, Cabannes and St Andiol, rich of a medieval heritage. Two loops of 20 km for a walk in the heart of the cultural…

Museum

Granet XXe, collection Jean Planque

Aix en Provence

The Granet Museum's modern art collection was significantly enlarged in 2010 with the 15-year loan, by the Jean and Suzanne Planque Foundation, of the collection of Swiss painter and collector Jean Planque, who died in 1998. The collection comprises some 300 paintings, drawings and sculptures…

Museum

Musée du Palais de l'Archevêché (musée des Tapisseries)

Aix en Provence

The former Archbishop's Palace, which became in 1909 the "Tapestry Museum" is a large building composed of four wings surrounding a courtyard. The museum, located on the 1st floor in the old Archbishops staterooms, stores a rich collection of tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries (The…

Fashion

Carlotta - La grande boutique

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for women

Clay

Soulèo Provence

Aix en Provence

Craft pottery

Forest adventure course

Indian Forest Aix

Aix en Provence

Parks and recreation. For all children over 4, even the most intrepid...a unique forest acrobatic park in a magnificent leafy setting: come and experience an adventure full of fun and excitement! With your friends or family... choice of 9 trails for young and old. We also organise corporate…

Wines

Château Crémade

Le Tholonet

Un vieux domaine porté par la fougue de la jeunesse. Au pied de la Montagne Sainte-Victoire, le Château Crémade distille un charme certain. Visite d’un domaine où les vieilles vignes dictent la plus belle des lois, celle qui oblige à faire un bon vin.

Where to eat

Food guide restaurant

Côté Cour

Aix en Provence

A corner of Eden on the ground floor of Hôtel d'Arbaud Jouques on Cours Mirabeau, converted into a luxury winter garden, the setting for Côté Cour restaurant. Our talented chef Ronan Kernen, who rose to fame through his performance in the Top Chef 2011 cookery contest, serves many original…

Food guide restaurant

La Table du Pigonnet

Aix en Provence

The bistronomic restaurant La Table du Pigonnet offers traditional French cuisine with Mediterranean flavors, sublimating the best of the seasonal produce. Generosity, sharing and simplicity are key words here. The new room of the sleek restaurant opens onto a paved and shaded terrace, where…

Food guide restaurant

Le Petit Pierre

Aix en Provence

Provençal cooking with seasonal produce

Food guide restaurant

Yoji

Aix en Provence

Japanese restaurant serving culinary specialities: Japanese and Korean cuisine.

Food guide restaurant

Restaurant Mickaël Féval

Aix en Provence

In the heart of Aix-en-Provence, in lieu of the gourmet restaurant of Pierre Reboul, Mickaël Féval opens up his first restaurant. Trained by some of the well-known Chefs ( B. Loiseau , A. Westermann , E. and B. Briffard Oger ), Mickael takes off in Paris, where he earned a Michelin star at…

Food guide restaurant

Jacquou Le Croquant

Aix en Provence

Situated in the heart of Old Aix, very near the Town Hall and Cours Mirabeau, Jacquou le Croquant restaurant serves food from the south-east and south-west of France. At Jacquou le Croquant the cuisine is authentic, prepared using a variety of fresh ingredients supplied every day by small local…

Food guide restaurant

Villa Gallici

Aix en Provence

A few minutes' walk from the historic centre, this luxury 18th-century Provençal house offers 16 bedrooms and 6 suites, all air-conditioned and individually decorated with LED TV, mini bar and safe. Gourmet restaurant, specialities: Provençal stuffed vegetables, courgette fritters in summer.…

Table 13

Chez Féraud

Aix en Provence

Specialities: daube (beef stew), pieds et paquets (tripe), veal olives, lamb, anchovy sauce, sweet peppers.

Food guide restaurant

Lôtre Restaurant

Aix en Provence

Fish, vegetables and grilled meats, Mediterranean cuisine served in the garden or indoors.

Inspirations

Art de vivre

The accent

Read more
Tradition

Marcel Pagnol

Read more
Tradition

The soap

Read more
More inspirations

Serving tourism

Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme is a non-profit ‘association loi 1901’ organisation.It is entrusted by the Conseil Départemental (or regional council) to promote tourism in Bouches-du-Rhône while respecting the environment and local residents, and guaranteeing visitors a top-quality experience.

The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.