French walking guided tour: mysteries and legends

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - From 06/05 to 28/10/2022, every Friday between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

Storyteller on radio France Bleu Provence and author of the Guide Secret de la Provence (published by Ouest France), Delphine Rusquart offers you a visit with spiritual accents. Strange events, haunted places, sacred places, religious and profane symbols, angels and demons, Delphine presents the dark side of Aix-en-Provence. During this esoteric stroll, between fiction and reality, she reveals the secrets of the historical center.

➜ French walking guided tour

➜ Departure from the Tourist Office

➜ Language: French​

➜ Duration: around 2h

​➜ Pets are forbidden

➜ Booking at the information desk or on the website of the Tourist Office.

Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Au départ de l'Office de Tourisme
    300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi
    BP 40106

    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office

  • Website

Where to stay

Arc en Ciel
Campsite

Arc en Ciel

Aix-en-Provence

Enjoy a stay at a traditional family campsite, with no rented accommodation, for one night or a longer stay so you can visit Aix-en-Provence and the region. The campsite is 2 km from the centre of Aix-en-Provence. There are 55 campsite pitches in the sunshine or the shade for caravans, tents…

Hôtel des Augustins
Hotel

Hôtel des Augustins

Aix-en-Provence

Just a few yards away from Cours Mirabeau, near the museums, theatres, shops and restaurants, the 3-star Hotel des Augustins is a site filled with history, combining modernity and serenity at the heart of Aix-en-Provence. The lobby (a converted 15th century chapel) and the 28 comfortable rooms…

Hôtel particulier Le 28
B&B

Hôtel particulier Le 28

Aix-en-Provence

L'Hotel Particulier Le 28 offers rooms and suites with an iPod docking station and a CD player. Decorated in a contemporary style, they also include free Wi-Fi access, an LCD TV and a DVD player. A continental breakfast is provided every morning on the large patio or in the lounge. You can…

La Mule noire
Holiday rental

La Mule noire

Aix-en-Provence

Soyez les bienvenus au cœur du centre historique d'Aix-en-Provence. Vous êtes à moins d'une minute à pied du célèbre Cours Mirabeau, au calme absolu et pourtant dans un quartier très vivant avec ses cafés, ses restaurants, ses monuments et à quelques centaines de mètres du musée…

Villa Sheng An
Holiday rental

Villa Sheng An

Aix-en-Provence

"Sauzet" 240m2 architect's house. Large south-facing living room with French windows and panoramic views of Aix-en-Provence. Unwind in 4 air-conditioned master suites. Mezzanine, 4500m2 of grounds with football pitch, 12 x 5m pool. Large terrace with barbecue, garden furniture and outdoor table.…

Lodge N°3 Le Verger
Holiday rental

Lodge N°3 Le Verger

Le Tholonet

Villa de luxe, 3 chambres avec piscine privée.

Aparthotel Adagio
Hotel

Aparthotel Adagio

Aix-en-Provence

The beautiful residence which combines style and comfort has a privilege location in the heart of the city. Pierre & Vacances City is situated nearby the great fountain "la Rotonde" and the famous Cours Mirabeau. At your disposal : laundrette, indoor car park on charge. Bar and restaurant close by.

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 Chênes
B&B

Les Chênes

Le Tholonet

Gourmets ou gastronomes avertis, profitez sur demande des talents culinaires du propriétaire des lieux qui donne avec plaisir et passion des cours de cuisine pour le plus grand plaisir de vos hôtes.

Things to do

Maison Brémond 1830
Shopping gourmand

Maison Brémond 1830

Aix-en-Provence

Provencal products

Le Ruban Vert - galerie et théâtre
Cultural place

Le Ruban Vert - galerie et théâtre

Aix-en-Provence

Two places in one spot dedicated to all forms of creations: - Gallery exhibitions, temporary boutique , artists' studios - Theater : concerts, shows, children birthdays, company, theater class and workshops. Room rental for events, seminars and meetings.

Santons Fouque
Craftsman / producer

Santons Fouque

Aix-en-Provence

The House of Fouque, created in 1934, perpetuates a traditional savoir-faire of four generations: Jean-Baptiste, Paul, Mireille and Emmanuel Fouque have brought into being more than 1800 different models, constituting one of the most important collections in the world. The famous Blast of…

Ateliers theater
Cultural place

Ateliers theater

Aix-en-Provence

Theatre for creation, training and public awareness. Theatre for creation: - contemporary plays, theatrical vigils, improvisations and young audience creations-Lecture plus. Theatre for training: - in-company professional training for 10 acting students "La compagnie d'entraînement"…

Le Petit Duc
Cultural place

Le Petit Duc

Aix-en-Provence

Le Petit Duc is a concert hall with a program dedicated to song and jazz, open to national and regional artists of all generations, spotted or recognized for their talent. It proposes around forty concerts with a great diversity of styles and approaches testifying to the current lively artistic…

Les Savonneries du Soleil
Souvenirs shopping

Les Savonneries du Soleil

Aix-en-Provence

Les Savonneries Du Soleil store is located in the old center of Aix-en-Provence a few steps from the Hotel de Ville's place. The brand offers traditional Marseille soap in all its forms and natural cosmetics.

Lie Dil
Craftsman / producer

Lie Dil

Aix-en-Provence

The brand provides made-to-measure services for wedding dresses, evening dresses and cocktail parties or wedding outfits, plus accessories for men. Aurélie Dillon loves to get to know her customers and develop a relationship of trust to make a dress that will bring out the personality of each…

L'Occitane en Provence
Souvenirs shopping

L'Occitane en Provence

Aix-en-Provence

The boutique is close by Cours Mirabeau, right in the centre of Aix-en-Provence. It stocks natural and organic cosmetics and wellness products (facial and body treatments, bath products, perfumes). L'Occitane en Provence is committed to developing high-quality products that are rich in…

Pop-up shop Street Paul Bert
Fashion / shopping

Pop-up shop Street Paul Bert

Aix-en-Provence

Temporary shop.

Where to eat

La Table du Pigonnet - Restaurant bistronomique
Food guide restaurant

La Table du Pigonnet - Restaurant bistronomique

Aix-en-Provence

You'll soon see why! First of all, the interior is simple yet magical. Inside, large arcades open the bright dining room onto the garden. The impeccable linen, tableware and choreography among the head waiters capture the spirit of a top restaurant. Diners take to the terrace in good weather to…

The Four Courts
Restaurants à emporter

The Four Courts

Aix-en-Provence

The Four Courts is a traditional Irish pub serving a variety of Irish stouts and ales. Brasserie by day and pub by night. Stage and large screen for sports events.

Petit Tonkinois
Restaurants à emporter

Petit Tonkinois

Aix-en-Provence

Petit Tonkinois, a Vietnamese Food Truck in the Aix region! From his trailer, Valéry serves typically Vietnamese dishes, all "truck-made": everything is made there on the day, using fresh and raw ingredients, and all glutamate-free.

Les vieilles canailles
Food guide restaurant

Les vieilles canailles

Aix-en-Provence

Opened on a pedestrian street, this brand new restaurant in the heart of Aix-en-Provence is a den of epicureans. Authentic French bistro, Les Vieilles Canailles offers gourmet, simple and local cuisine, a rigorous selection of wines, all in a warm atmosphere. A true lover of the Product,…

Toasty Poké
Restaurants à emporter

Toasty Poké

Aix-en-Provence

Toasty Poké serves delicious Poke bowls & Toasts, all in an warm, exotic atmosphere. Welcome to Hawaii! Everything is served in a minute with fresh ingredients and lots of love. 100% of the dishes and desserts are home-made.

Chez Laurane
Restaurants à emporter

Chez Laurane

Aix-en-Provence

Papilles by Laurane is a new kind of eatery near La Rotonde where you have breakfast, lunch and snacks from 8am to 7pm with fresh produce cooked in-house. It turns into a tea room in the afternoon with homemade desserts concocted by the pastry chef to suit his mood using fruit from the Aix…

Le Green spot
Restaurants à emporter

Le Green spot

Aix-en-Provence

Le Green spot is a traditional restaurant where all the dishes are prepared with products from organic farming Bio & Co stores Vegan, vegetarian or even omnivore, everyone can find a meal to his liking, with the assurance of a healthy meal.

La Fromagerie du Passage
Restaurants à emporter

La Fromagerie du Passage

Aix-en-Provence

Food and wine pairing. Fromagerie du Passage offers a menu with ten cheese-based dishes, every lunchtime from Monday to Saturday between 12 noon and 3pm, and in the evening from 6pm to 9pm. Terrace upstairs with air-conditioned room. La Fromagerie du Passage has about 80 varieties of cheese…

Brasserie Léopold
Food guide restaurant

Brasserie Léopold

Aix-en-Provence

Discover the Léopold brasserie, with its Provençal specialities and brasserie food. On the ground floor of Hôtel Saint Christophe, the brasserie has meeting rooms and offers study day and conference formulas. Wifi and audiovisual equipment available for customers.