Mes vacances au musées

Aix en Provence - Meeting - In February - Dates and program to be confirmed

Les Musées d'Aix (musée des Tapisseries, musée du Pavillon de Vendôme et musée du Vieil Aix proposent durant la première semaine des vacances de Toussaint, des visites-ateliers pour les enfants de 7 à 11 ans, afin de découvrir de manière ludique le patrimoine et leurs collections et ainsi éveiller leurs sens. Chacun d'entre eux repartira avec un objet qu'il aura réalisé en lien direct avec la thématique de la visite.

▶ Le 17 février de 14h à 16h : Les fêtes calendales / Rendez-vous au Musée du Vieil Aix-Hôtel d'Estienne de Saint Jean
Fête familiale par excellence en Provence, la fête de Noël obéit à des rituels bien précis et immuables. Le Musée du Vieil Aix propose de découvrir les différentes coutumes provençales en usage lors de cette grande fête de l'hiver, de la joie, de la lumière, du partage. Une crèche de santons, réalisée dans la plus pure tradition avec la collaboration de tous les santonniers aixois, est l'occasion de s'intéresser à ces petites figurines d'argile, à leur histoire et à leurs techniques de fabrication qui se transmettent souvent de génération en génération. Visite découverte suivie d'un atelier santons.

▶ Le 18 de 14h à 16h : Elles reviennent!... Clémentine Carsberg / Rendez-vous au Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme
Exposition collective dans le cadre de la saison du dessin initiée par Paréidolie. Six artistes femmes investissent les salons du Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme de leurs traits, trames, lignes et points. Autant de techniques qui se répondent, graphite, crayon, pastel, encre, soufre d'allumette, découpage, volume, et nous montrent la diversité du dessin, dans le plan et dans l'espace. Visite découverte suivie d'un atelier créatif à la manière de Clémentine Carsberg, découpage et volume

▶ Le 19 de 14h à 16h : Les métiers d'art / Rendez-vous au Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme
Découverte des métiers d'art et savoir-faire d'époque en observant des gypseries, ferronneries, dorures, parquets et mobiliers du Pavillon de Vendôme. Visite découverte suivie d'un atelier créatif

▶ Le 20 de 14h à 16h : Tapisseries ! Histoire et technique / Rendez-vous au Musée des Tapisseries - Palais de l'Archevêché
Découverte des origines de la tapisserie, de son histoire, de ses fonctions et de sa technique de fabrication en s'appuyant sur les tentures de Don Quichotte et des Grotesques du Musée des Tapisseries d'Aix-en-Provence.Visite découverte suivie d'un atelier créatif

▶ Le 21 de 14h à 16h : Les fêtes calendales / Rendez-vous au Musée du Vieil Aix-Hôtel d'Estienne de Saint Jean
Fête familiale par excellence en Provence, la fête de Noël obéit à des rituels bien précis et immuables. Le Musée du Vieil Aix propose de découvrir les différentes coutumes provençales en usage lors de cette grande fête de l'hiver, de la joie, de la lumière, du partage. Une crèche de santons, réalisée dans la plus pure tradition avec la collaboration de tous les santonniers aixois, est l'occasion de s'intéresser à ces petites figurines d'argile, à leur histoire et à leurs techniques de fabrication qui se transmettent souvent de génération en génération. Visite découverte suivie d'un atelier santons.

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    Aix-en-Provence city hall
    Hôtel de Ville
    Place De l'Hôtel de Ville

    13616 Aix en Provence

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    ▶ Musée du Vieil Aix - Hôtel Estienne de Saint-Jean
    ▶ Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme
    ▶ Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché

    13100 Aix en Provence

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Where to stay

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Hôtel du Globe

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This hotel is situated in the centre of the old town, near by the "Therms". The style is modern, it's a comfortable and charm hotel. There is a terrace on the roof. Private garage. You may ask for avalaibility. No smoking etablishment

Hôtel des quatre Dauphins
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Hôtel des quatre Dauphins

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The attractive privately-run Hôtel des Quatre Dauphins, a former private mansion, will be pleased to welcome you in a warm and peaceful atmosphere. Situated in the center of Aix-en Provence, in the Mazarin district, it is a mere stone's throw away from the four Dolphin Fountain and the famous…

Best Western Le Galice
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Best Western Le Galice

Aix en Provence

Situated close to the town centre, the Best Western Galice of Aix en Provence is ideal for the both business and leisure travellers. At your disposal : superb holiday inn bedrooms, restaurant and bar, outdoor swimming pool, underground private parking, selection of meeting rooms. Baby sitting on…

Hotel Authentic by Balladins Le Mas Des Ecureuils
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Hotel Authentic by Balladins Le Mas Des Ecureuils

Aix en Provence

The "Mas des Ecureuils" is situated between the center of aix and the business park of the milles, in a tipically wooded area of Provence. You can enjoy the swimming-pool, the hammam and the gastronomic restaurant (service on the terrace in summer).

Opéra Rotonde
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Opéra Rotonde

Aix en Provence

The luxury building is ideally located in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, close to the Rotonde and Cours Mirabeau. This location allows to enjoy the charm of the city, its markets, its shops, dynamism of Les Allées Provençales and the Grand Theatre de Provence. Apartment of 45 m2 with a terrace…

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Novotel Aix-en-Provence Pont de l'Arc Fenouillères

Aix en Provence

Located in a very green area, alongside the Arc river, at the Novotel Aix en Provence, you are in the heart of Provence. The hotel is located 5 km away from the town centre. for business or pleasure, Novotel priorities are your comfort and well being. Garden, swimming-pool, terrace... Private &…

Villa Gallici
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Villa Gallici

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In Cezanne's homeland, the Villa Gallici Hotel is an 18th century Provençal residence that is part of the Relais & Châteaux network. There you will find a wide range of top-quality services, a gastronomic restaurant featured in all the main guides and a shaded 3-hectare garden with a pool where…

Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery
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Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery

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A stone's throw from the Cours Mirabeau and the historic center of Aix-en-Provence, the Grand Hôtel Roi René is the ideal place for your getaway in the city of Aix and the surrounding area. Discover the intimate ambience of the Grand Hotel Roi René Aix-en-Provence. Surrender to the comfort of…

Things to do

Bijouterie Abonnenc
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Bijouterie Abonnenc

Aix en Provence

Makers of costume and fine jewellery, Abonnenc is a family firm where skills are passed on from generation to generation. The craft jewellers' store is in the old town centre of Aix-en-Provence, a few steps away from Cours Mirabeau and 200 metres from the Rotonde car park. At the workshop we…

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Rose et Marius

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Thibault Chappe Photographie
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Thibault Chappe Photographie

Aix en Provence

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[ Closed until further notice ] Antoine Vitez theater
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[ Closed until further notice ] Antoine Vitez theater

Aix en Provence

Théâtre Antoine Vitez hosts an annual themed schedule with fifteen professional companies, two amateur theatre festivals and university productions by theatre and music students. The essentially theatre-based schedule focuses on contemporary playwrights and designs. Alongside the Pratik Teatr…

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[ Closed until further notice ] Le 3C - Café Culturel Citoyen
Bar / café

[ Closed until further notice ] Le 3C - Café Culturel Citoyen

Aix en Provence

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Les éditions de la Fondation Vasarely
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Weibel pastry
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Weibel pastry

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After learning his trade as a chef with Frantz Riederer, Georges Weibel opened his first cake shop in 1954. Thanks to his recipes and high-quality products, he enjoyed great success in the town for many years. His son, Nicolas, took over from him in 1988 after being promoted to master…

Where to eat

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La Tomate verte
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La Tomate verte

Aix en Provence

This is a bistro as it ought to be: quick midday deals for busy workers and a more elaborate evening menu for those who wish to truly savour their food. Everyone, however, can enjoy fresh, seasonal produce as part of a menu that changes according to the whims of the local market and which still…

Le Garde Manger
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Le Garde Manger

Aix en Provence

300m² café on the site of the long-defunct Bistrot Aixois. New York feel with a cosy first floor lounge. Available to hire for meetings or seminars. Le Garde-Manger serves cake and warm pastries for breakfast from 7.30am. It serves hot dishes and salads of the day for lunch that are made on…

La Cantine
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La Cantine

Aix en Provence

Located between the Hôtel de Ville and the Palais de Justice, just two minutes from the Cours Mirabeau, la Cantine's menu features dishes from the South of France, served on the terrace or indoors, at either lunch or dinner. You will find fresh, seasonal produce from Provence, Corsica and Italy,…

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Les caves Henri IV by Le Formal

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Despite the extreme discretion of this very refined and hidden-away eatery in Rue Espariat, Jean-Luc Le Formal's reputation went beyond the 15th-century arches of this artist's studio many years back. A colourist of flavours and alchemist of sauces, Jean-Luc juggles cleverly with his produce and…

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Grenache

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This restaurant near the town centre was opened by Pierre Chatelain, well-known for his first restaurant "l'Alcôve" (also in Aix-en-Provence). As well as the dining room, it has a terrace that is always a welcome spot in summer, in the shade of the plane trees. The menu has developed around the…

Molène - Mickaël Féval
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Molène - Mickaël Féval

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Mickaël Féval is opening a new specialist fish restaurant. It stands on the site of the former Ze Bistro restaurant (Rue Manuel) at the heart of Aix-en-Provence. The chef is Julien Courtin, who was formerly sous-chef to Mickaël Féval. The restaurant is a homage to Brittany, with a sea- and…

Le Poivre d'Ane
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Le Poivre d'Ane

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On Place des Cardeurs at the heart of the old town, in a dynamic and warm decor with a 1970s feel, the Le Poivre d'Ane restaurant provides diners with an inventive, daring cuisine. A lovely terrace bordered with bamboo awaits you in fine weather so you can make the most of the long summer evenings.

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