Aix off the beaten tracks

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - From 02/02 to 21/12/2022, every Wednesday between 10 am and 12 pm.

Get out the postcard and explore places you wouldn't have otherwise.

➜ Language: French

➜ Departure from the Tourist Ofice

➜ Walking tour

➜ Duration: around 2h

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

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Au départ de l'Office de Tourisme d'Aix-en-Provence
    300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi
    13100 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Le visible est invisible

  • Website

Where to stay

Hôtel Saint-Christophe
Hotel

Hôtel Saint-Christophe

Aix-en-Provence

The Hotel Saint-Christophe is ideally located opposite the Rotonde fountain, at the entrance to the pedestrian historic center, less than 50 meters from the Tourist Office and a stone's throw from Cours Mirabeau, museums, Provencal markets and the Grand Théâtre de Provence. In an Art Deco…

Hôtel Le Concorde
Hotel

Hôtel Le Concorde

Aix-en-Provence

Le Concorde is located in the centre of Aix-en-Provence, the city of art and hundred fountains. Close to the “Cours Mirabeau”, the Granet Museum, The Theatre of the “Jeu de Paume” and Congress Center... It makes the 3* Le Concorde hotel one's of the best located hotels in the city. The…

Manuel
Holiday rental

Manuel

Aix-en-Provence

Logement temporaire : transition professionnelle, formation, tourisme... Appartement calme situé dans le centre-ville à 3 minutes de la place des Prêcheurs et à 5 minutes à pied du Cour Mirabeau avec ses bars et ses brasseries. Ce logement propose une cuisine équipée (machine à laver,…

Le Brunet Haut
Holiday rental

Le Brunet Haut

Aix-en-Provence

Temporary accommodation: a new job, training, tourism, etc. The flat is 10 minutes from the town centre by car. In a calm, leafy residence with a swimming pool and tennis court. The accommodation includes a fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, oven, fridge-freezer, eletric coffee machine,…

Le Mas d'Entremont
Hotel

Le Mas d'Entremont

Aix-en-Provence

Located on the hills of Aix en Provence, this charming 4 stars hotel with gastronomic restaurant offers you 6 suites, 2 apartments and 12 rooms, all with private terrace. Our gorgeous garden of one and a half hectare with ornamental lake, pond, fountains, water lily, antic columns gives the…

Lodge N°3 Le Verger
Holiday rental

Lodge N°3 Le Verger

Le Tholonet

Villa de luxe, 3 chambres avec piscine privée.

Hôtel Le Pigonnet
Hotel

Hôtel Le Pigonnet

Aix-en-Provence

This elegant former Provençal bastide combines 18th century refinement with a contemporary style to provide guests with a relaxing experience in an environment of luxury and serenity. In a refined style, the 45 rooms and suites provide 5-star service. Each room has its own style, and…

Le Malherbe - N° 4010
Holiday rental

Le Malherbe - N° 4010

Aix-en-Provence

The flat is a 4-minute walk away from La Rotonde and Cour Mirabeau with its café terraces and restaurants. The accommodation has a separate, fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric coffee machine, kettle and toaster). The flat also includes a large living…

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…

Things to do

Expressions - Mr Gertz
Craftsman / producer

Expressions - Mr Gertz

Aix-en-Provence

His production is complemented by a wide array of paintings and postcards (watercolours and acrylics) created on-site. The ceramics are made using traditional techniques (throwing, stamping, moulding) and are entirely hand-decorated in the workshop. Their creation comprises a host of different…

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…

Carlotta - La grande boutique
Fashion / shopping

Carlotta - La grande boutique

Aix-en-Provence

Ready-to-wear for women

Pain de Sucre
Fashion / shopping

Pain de Sucre

Aix-en-Provence

Ready-to-wear for women

Librairie Le Blason
Souvenirs shopping

Librairie Le Blason

Aix-en-Provence

Bookstore specialized in litterature of Aix en Provence and about Provence

N2 - Créateurs de meubles sur mesure
Craftsman / producer

N2 - Créateurs de meubles sur mesure

Aix-en-Provence

The shop specialises in made-to-measure wooden furniture with a retro and contemporary inspiration in a range of colours. Each piece of furniture is unique. Designed and manufactured in France.

Pavillon de Vendôme museum
Cultural place

Pavillon de Vendôme museum

Aix-en-Provence

The Pavillon Vendôme is the most attractive folie bequeathed to us by the 17th century. It was built at the request of Louis de Mercoeur, Duke of Vendôme. The grandson of Henry IV and Gabrielle d'Estrées, he was appointed Governer of Provence in 1652. Legend has it that the prince fell in…

La fromagerie du Passage
Shopping gourmand

La fromagerie du Passage

Aix-en-Provence

A cheesemonger and restaurant under one roof! La fromagerie du Passage is a go-to for cheese and food lovers. It works with Mr. Hervé Mons, Meilleur Ouvrier de France. His eye for quality and flavour combinations helps him select and age his cheese. Foodie heaven.

Cinéma Le Mazarin
Cultural place

Cinéma Le Mazarin

Aix-en-Provence

Foreign movies are all shown in original version with french subtitles.

Where to eat

Mickaël Féval
Food guide restaurant

Mickaël Féval

Aix-en-Provence

A "very chic" new design for a new start: trained with the greatest French houses (Loiseau, Oger, Plaza Athénée ...), Mickaël Féval took over the former gourmet den of the starred chef Pierre Reboul, left for other adventures. The chef quickly found his marks: his wife Olivia ensures a…

La Grignotière
Restaurants à emporter

La Grignotière

Aix-en-Provence

Restaurant

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…

La crep'sautiere
Restaurants à emporter

La crep'sautiere

Aix-en-Provence

La Crêperie is a former oil mill from the 16th century. Our specialities include 75 crepes, raclette and mixed salads, as well as a selection of ciders, with musical background. Non-smoking restaurant.

Prima Pasta
Restaurants à emporter

Prima Pasta

Aix-en-Provence

Prima Pasta restaurant has been treating clients to countless pasta dishes and homemade desserts since 1999. The owner Christophe Manzi would love you to sample his grandma's recipes that he still makes for the restaurant's patrons. The restaurant has a large terrace on Place des Cardeurs.

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.

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…

Maison Mignon à Aix
Restaurants à emporter

Maison Mignon à Aix

Aix-en-Provence

Maison Mignon in Aix invites diners to enjoy traditional waffles and pancakes made using family recipes that have been a closely guarded secret for generations! The pancakes, waffles, chocolate, salted caramel and whipped cream are all made on the premises. The team gives pride of place to…

La Tomate verte
Food guide restaurant

La Tomate verte

Aix-en-Provence

For all, only fresh seasonal products, with a menu varying according to market, where always find two main dishes: Sisteron lamb mouse with lavender honey and tatin of green tomatoes. The establishment is part of the "Collège culinaire de France", created by chefs eager to convey the identity of…