UTL - Le tourisme : à la découverte d’un phénomène mondial

Aix-en-Provence - Tourisme - Monday 24 January 2022 between 2.30 pm and 4 pm.

Nous analyserons ses manifestations en Europe, son berceau historique, en Amérique, en Asie, mais aussi au Moyen-Orient où la volonté de développer le tourisme n’est jamais très éloignée de velléités d’accroître le « soft-power » des pays concernés.

Nous aborderons la diversité d’un phénomène qui englobe tout à la fois les plaisirs balnéaires, les croisières, les sports d’hiver, la (re)découverte de l’espace rural, le tourisme urbain, culturel, scientifique et technique voire de découverte économique, sans oublier les pèlerinages ou le tourisme de mémoire.

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Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Le Cube, salle le plateau, faculté de lettres
    29 avenue Robert Schuman
    13621 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Université du Temps Libre (UTL) - AMU

  • Phone

    • 04 13 94 22 30
  • Website

Where to stay

Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery
Hotel

Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery

Aix-en-Provence

Discover the intimate ambience of the Grand Hotel Roi René Aix-en-Provence. Surrender to the comfort of the bedding in our relaxing MGallery by Sofitel rooms. Explore the culinary delights of the Provencal region in our restaurant "La Table Du Roi". From March to October, enjoy our heated…

Résidence Odalys City Les Floridianes
Hotel

Résidence Odalys City Les Floridianes

Aix-en-Provence

The 4-star tourist residence Les Floridianes contains 4 apartments for 4 people and 58 studio flats for 2 people, all with air-conditioning. The residence has a private underground car park and an outdoor swimming pool (April to October). It is located 400 metres from the town centre. Les…

La Sauveté
B&B

La Sauveté

Aix-en-Provence

Fabienne and Christian welcome you close to the city center in the countryside, in a friendly and typical place with the colors of Provence. You will haveyour breakfast on the large terrace overlooking the garden or in the porch following the season. 2 bedrooms with private entrance are…

Hôtel Rotonde
Hotel

Hôtel Rotonde

Aix-en-Provence

The Rotonde hotel has a very good location in the city centre of Aix-en-Provence , near the famous " Cours Mirabeau" and the bus station. 41 air conditioned standard, comfort, de luxe and family rooms. Comfortable hotel bar and free parking according to availabilities and without reservation.

Hôtel du Globe
Hotel

Hôtel du Globe

Aix-en-Provence

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

City résidence Aix-en-Provence
Hotel

City résidence Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

In a residential area, 20 minutes walk from the city center, City Residence is pleased to welcome you in a quiet and comfortable friendly space in the heart of the Provence. You can take the advantage of an apartment completely furnished and equipped for you business or touristic stays with…

Les Hauts Pinchinats
Holiday rental

Les Hauts Pinchinats

Aix-en-Provence

A green and peaceful setting in the Hauts Pinchinats valley near Aix. Fine decoration. Very comfortable gite in a pine forest of 300 sq.m. Groundfloor : living-room/kitchen (microwave, washing-machine, TV/Satellite channels, DVD; Wi-Fi). Shower-room/toilet. 1st floor : 1 bedroom with a double bed…

Bastide Sainte-Marie - N° 160764
Holiday rental

Bastide Sainte-Marie - N° 160764

Aix-en-Provence

On the heights of Aix-en-Provence, with a magnificent view on the city of Aix-en-Provence and the surrounding hills, bastide of XVIIIth century on 4000 m² land. Private pool overlooking the mount Sainte Victoire. On the ground floor: dining room with high ceiling and stucco decorations. Fully…

Golden Tulip Aix-en-Provence
Hotel

Golden Tulip Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

How about exploring Aix-en-Provence on a tandem, tasting local and seasonal cuisine, meeting new people in the co-working areas or taking it easy beside the swimming pool? The 4-star Golden Tulip Hotel in Aix-en-Provence has been fully redesigned and renovated. It reopened for business in April…

Things to do

Confiserie Brémond
Shopping gourmand

Confiserie Brémond

Aix-en-Provence

Real calissons d'aix, nougats from Provence and other regional specialities. No visit but explanations in the shop. Free tasting.

Lou Pitchoun Museon Dou Calissoun
Cultural place

Lou Pitchoun Museon Dou Calissoun

Aix-en-Provence

Cet espace, (nouveau siège de la Confrérie des Compagnons du Calisson), est une visite touristique importante pour les amoureux de culture provençale et toute personne intéressée par l'histoire du calisson et de l'amande. N'oublions pas qu'Aix a été la capitale mondiale des amandes au…

The Painters' ground
Cultural place

The Painters' ground

Aix-en-Provence

The queen of his childhood landscapes, and the obsession of his life as an artist, the Sainte-Victoire mountain dominates the painter's work: 44 oil paintings and 43 water-colours of it are conserved in the world's great museums and in private collections. The most famous pictures were painted…

Insane shop
Fashion / shopping

Insane shop

Aix-en-Provence

Ready-to-wear for women, and ready-to-wear for men.

Longchamp
Souvenirs shopping

Longchamp

Aix-en-Provence

Leather good shop.

Paul Arbaud Museum
Cultural place

Paul Arbaud Museum

Aix-en-Provence

Paul Arbaud, a scholar, devoted his life to constituting a large collection of objects and books, remarkable in terms of both their quantity and their quality. On his death, he left not only this collection, but also the mansion which housed it, to the Academy of Sciences, Agriculture, Arts and…

Théâtre du Bois de l'Aune
Cultural place

Théâtre du Bois de l'Aune

Aix-en-Provence

Théâtre du Bois de l'Aune explores the art of theatre in all its forms. The theatre is based in the Jas de Bouffan area in Aix-en-Provence and stands out as a setting for artistic and mutual mentorship weaving connections between the locals and up-and-coming or renowned artists from home and…

Pâtisserie Béchard
Shopping gourmand

Pâtisserie Béchard

Aix-en-Provence

Maison Béchard is a long-standing family business that has been passed down through the generations and is now run by Margaux Touzet. Step into Maison Béchard and feast your eyes on treats such as artisan-made calissons, the Alexandre (almond mousse with a thin layer of praline) or famous iced…

Mr. Chou
Craftsman / producer

Mr. Chou

Aix-en-Provence

Mr. Chou's shop at the top of Cours Sextius is a Bakery-Workshop-Tearoom specialising in chou buns. The eatery serves food throughout the day to eat in or take away with all kinds of chou buns: savoury, sweet, hot and even extra large! When it comes to sweet treats, Monsieur Chou has a wide…

Where to eat

Pascale Gaveaux cuisine pour vous - Cuisinière nomade à domicile
Cuisine de Provence

Pascale Gaveaux cuisine pour vous - Cuisinière nomade à domicile

Aix-en-Provence

If you want to invite your friends and family in your own home, without the hard work, let Pascale Gaveaux cook for you! She will help you choose the menu, the decor and the tone of the meal. And then, simply sit down and enjoy a wonderful journey with stops along the Spice Road... or…

Bottega Da Verri
Food guide restaurant

Bottega Da Verri

Aix-en-Provence

Bottega Da Verri is an Italian restaurant recently created by Marion Lefebvre, candidate of Top Chef 2017. It is through recipes straight from Italy that the chef Marion tries to make us live the Dolce Vita. It promises you a varied and original menu that you will not find anywhere else on…

Europia
Restaurants à emporter

Europia

Aix-en-Provence

Kosher and Hallal cuisine available on request. Open evenings and weekends by appointment.

La Tradizionale
Restaurants à emporter

La Tradizionale

Aix-en-Provence

Italian cooking

La Brocherie
Cuisine de Provence

La Brocherie

Aix-en-Provence

With a magnificent fireplace, La Brocherie restaurant serves lunchtime and evening formulas, unlimited starter buffets and many wood-fire grilled dishes.

Chez Jo
Cuisine de Provence

Chez Jo

Aix-en-Provence

Restaurant in the heart of the city on Place des Augustins serving many pizzas and Italian specialities.

Café Le Verdun
Cuisine de Provence

Café Le Verdun

Aix-en-Provence

Traditional brasserie food with a Provençal flavour: Monkfish stew ("bourride"), meat stew, aioli, red mullet fillet with tapenade, leg of lamb, steak tartare.

Licandro Le Bistro
Food guide restaurant

Licandro Le Bistro

Aix-en-Provence

Le Bistro Latin restaurant has been serving traditional Provençal cuisine for more than 20 years. Come and relax in a quiet, romantic atmosphere, in the heart of the old city, less than 2 minutes from the Rotonde fountain. Discover dishes such as slow-cooked vegetables with Pistou sauce,…

Nikki Sushi Couronne
Restaurants à emporter

Nikki Sushi Couronne

Aix-en-Provence

Nikki sushi couronne serves classic Japanese dishes near La Rotonde. There's a wide range of sushi, maki, rolls, temaki, fried ramen noodles, donburi, bento and chirashi. Eat in or take away.