French walking guided tour: Aix, cité du Roi René

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - From 06/07 to 31/08/2022, every Wednesday between 4.15 pm and 6.15 pm.

Discover King René whose reign changed the face of Aix. From Corpus Christi games to the Buisson Ardent altarpiece, a look back at our Good King, the time to stroll through the picturesque alleys of the historic center.

➜ Language: French

➜ Departure from the Tourist Office

➜ 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
    300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi
    BP 40106

    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Les Flâneries/Les Escapades

  • Website

Where to stay

Maison Dauphine
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Maison Dauphine

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Hôtel B&B Le Tholonet
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Hôtel B&B Le Tholonet

Le Tholonet

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LA BASTIDE HZ - N° 3641
Holiday rental

LA BASTIDE HZ - N° 3641

Aix-en-Provence

A charming 4-star flat located 5 km away from the town centre with 2 parking places. This attractively decorated 2-room flat for two people is in a peaceful 18th century country house with a view over a park. The 45m² flat is on the first floor and faces west. It features a light-filled…

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse
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Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse

Aix-en-Provence

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Flobelle - Bastide de la Traverse
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Flobelle - Bastide de la Traverse

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Aix En Provence
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Aix En Provence

Aix-en-Provence

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Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery
Hotel

Grand Hotel Roi René Aix en Provence - MGallery

Aix-en-Provence

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Aparthotel Adagio
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Aparthotel Adagio

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Campanile Aix Ouest - Jas de Bouffan
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Campanile Aix Ouest - Jas de Bouffan

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Brûlerie Richelme

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La brûlerie Richelme est plus qu'une boutique c'est un rendez vous, un rituel quotidien. Torréfaction du café sur place avec une carte qui offre 15 à 20 variétés, issues des meilleurs terroirs du monde, en origines pures. Le thé tient aussi une grande place dans ce lieu avec 140…

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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"…

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Maison Brémond 1830

Aix-en-Provence

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Where to eat

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