Granet museum: self visit + Planque collection

Aix-en-Provence - Arts plastiques / graphiques - From 01/01 to 30/04/2022, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 12 pm and 6 pm.

Nearly 600 paintings, sculptures and archaeological pieces are on display: paintings from the 17th century French school, a room devoted to Paul Cézanne with 9 oil paintings, the Cézanne to Giacometti Collection (works by Giacometti, Picasso, Léger, Klee, de Staël, Tal Coat, Velde...) as well as collections from the European schools (Flemish, Italian, Dutch) with ubens, Rembrandt... a sculpture gallery, and an Entremont room (Celto-Ligurian sculptures from the Entremont archaeological site)...

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 from the impressionists and post-impressionists Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Degas and Redon to the leading artists of the 20th century such as Bonnard, Rouault, Picasso, Braque, Dufy, Laurens, Léger, Klee, Bissière, de Staël and Dubuffet.

Audioguide is available directly at the musem (english, german, spanish, japonese, italian), with extra.

Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

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…

Boutique Hôtel Cézanne
Hotel

Boutique Hôtel Cézanne

Aix-en-Provence

With 55 spacious guest rooms and in a prime location, this hotel has all the hallmarks of a large family home in the heart of the city. With understated elegance and typical architecture, it is located in a quiet street. It offers you a choice of double, twin and triple rooms. Each of them has…

Aquabella Hôtel & Spa
Hotel

Aquabella Hôtel & Spa

Aix-en-Provence

Right in full heart of the old Aix-en-Provence, at the feet of the old city, Sextius thermal baths and the Fitness center. medieval fortifications. Attached to the This modern establishment consists of 108 rooms Provence oriented decoration. Bathroom equipped with a bath-tub, independent toilets,…

CAMPING CHANTECLER
Campsite

CAMPING CHANTECLER

Aix-en-Provence

In an heaven of peace, enjoy the sweetness of life at 2 km of the town center. A park of 8 hectares located in Aix en Provence in the heart of Provence. Equipped with swimming pool, bowling pitch, beach volley, ping pong table, playground for kids, restaurant / snack, laundry / TV room, WIFI…

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.…

Appart'hôtel Odalys Atrium
Hotel

Appart'hôtel Odalys Atrium

Aix-en-Provence

Located in an important and dynamic part of the town, near the conference centre and the pedestrian streets of the town centre, this residence welcomes you to its charming and typical Provencal surroundings. A large lobby, breakfast room, meeting room and solarium are here to satisfy the…

Arc Hôtel
Hotel

Arc Hôtel

Aix-en-Provence

The arc hotel offers you : private bar, swimming pool, air-conditioned, conference and seminar room with complete audiovisual equipment, car park, basement, garage. The 40 rooms are equipped with bathroom, tv and telephone. Open all year.

Artea
Hotel

Artea

Aix-en-Provence

The hotel Artea offers 48 rooms sound proof with air conditioning. The hotel is a compromise between beautiful old time residencies with its provencal decoration and modern comfort. Certain areas & rooms with WIFI, free of charge. Non smoking rooms available. Open 24 hours a day.

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,…

Things to do

Confiserie Léonard Parli
Craftsman / producer

Confiserie Léonard Parli

Aix-en-Provence

The Maison PARLI was founded in 1874. It is now a reference in top-of-the-range sweets, not only for Calisson d'Aix sweets, but also for candied fruit, nougat, pralines, biscotins and chocolates. The secret of our delicious and uniquely tender Calissons results from traditional skills and…

Gourmandises Aixquises
Shopping gourmand

Gourmandises Aixquises

Aix-en-Provence

Gourmandises Aixquises sells a selection of artisan Provence products: - confectionary and biscuits - jam and honey - tapenades and spreads - terrines and ready meals - olive oils and flavoured salt - wine and alcohol - ceramic trinkets - olive wood items - lavender-based…

First (femme)
Souvenirs shopping

First (femme)

Aix-en-Provence

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

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles
Souvenirs shopping

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles

Aix-en-Provence

Bookstore

Chewö Couture concept store
Fashion / shopping

Chewö Couture concept store

Aix-en-Provence

Chewö Couture concept store is more than just a shop, it is a way of life, an art of living, a real place to live. The store concept consists of several parts: - Point of sale of unique creations and limited series - Creation and manufacture of custom parts with workshops available on site.…

Maison Piantino Lou Gibassié
Craftsman / producer

Maison Piantino Lou Gibassié

Aix-en-Provence

Pierre PIANTINO is continuing the family tradition, begun in 1900, for the gibassier cake, an essential element in the famous 13 Christmas desserts. His creations are inseparable from Aix-en-Provence. Pierre Piantino's gibassiers are available every Thursday and Saturday morning of the year at…

Lac Zola
Landscape

Lac Zola

Le Tholonet, Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde

Le lac Zola est une retenue d'eau artificielle créé suite à la construction du barrage Zola. Un édifice réalisé par François Zola (1795-1847), ingénieur italien et père d'Emile Zola, et terminé après sa mort en 1854. C'est un des premiers barrage-voûte en Europe, il retient les eaux…

Saint-Jean de Malte Church
Cultural place

Saint-Jean de Malte Church

Aix-en-Provence

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Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché
Cultural place

Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché

Aix-en-Provence

The palace, a listed Historic Monument, is made up of four wings and an interior courtyard and was, until the beginning of the 20th century, the residence of several Aix prelates. The different eras and residents have left their mark on the palace's architecture, which has been renovated and…

Where to eat

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.

La Bouchée
Cuisine de Provence

La Bouchée

Aix-en-Provence

La Bouchée restaurant serves French and Mediterranean cuisine, with fresh, quality products, seasonal fruits and vegetables, homemade desserts. Without frills, the team wants the products to be the stars of the plate. The manager, Joris Vasserot undertook to completely redo this trade so that…

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…

Chez Thomé
Cuisine de Provence

Chez Thomé

Le Tholonet

Situé au pied de la Montagne Sainte Victoire, dans un cadre enchanteur, le restaurant Chez Thomé, vous séduira l'été par sa terrasse ombragée et l'hiver par le charme de ses salles provençales.

Le Splendid
Restaurants à emporter

Le Splendid

Aix-en-Provence

Bar-Restaurant

L'Atelier des saisons
Restaurants à emporter

L'Atelier des saisons

Aix-en-Provence

For the salads, a wide choice of bases is proposed to you (salad mesclun, Roman or others, shoots of spinach, trio of quinoa, pasta, rice, bulgur, lentils, and many others, in solo or duos ...) On top of this, there is a selection of at least 4 ingredients from the 30 available toppings…

Simply food
Restaurants à emporter

Simply food

Aix-en-Provence

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Maison Nosh
Restaurants à emporter

Maison Nosh

Aix-en-Provence

Nosh is more than just another house with a Hot dog concept. The trans-Atlantic dishes are revisited with a French and creative touch for amazing recipes that include the classics. The Nosh house is most ready to bring you a healthy diet all products are from local producers and a great…

Pitaya
Restaurants à emporter

Pitaya

Aix-en-Provence

Régalez-vous avec un délicieux Bo Bun, le subtil alliage terre et mer du Nua Kao ou encore avec le Pad thai gourmand et ses cacahuètes torréfiées. Les amateurs de sauce piquante trouveront également leur bonheur grâce aux Green et Red Curry.