La marche des Rois

Aix-en-Provence - Noël - Sunday 9 January 2022. - Free

The Histoire d'Aix et de Provence Association hosts the traditional Three Wise Men Parade. A long parade of santons in costume, little angels, shepherds, all kinds of artisans, peasants and their livestock lead the way for the Three Wise Men and their three camels.

The parade stops all over the city to sing classic Christmas carols with the crowds as folklore groups dance. Overseen by the Archbishop in the cathedral, Aix's little singers perform a serenade as the santons give their gifts to the newborn in his crib. The Three Wise Men come to adore the baby Jesus and give him gold, frankincense and myrrh to the Turenne March performed by the organs, Harmonie Municipale d'Aix en Provence and Académie du Tambourin.

  • Free

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Centre ville
    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Association Histoires d'Aix et de Provence

  • Website

Where to stay

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…

Appartcentredaix3
Holiday rental

Appartcentredaix3

Aix-en-Provence

charte de Qualité "plume" 3

Maison Dauphine
Holiday rental

Maison Dauphine

Aix-en-Provence

There's lots happening at Maison Dauphine in Aix-en-Provence. Premium accommodation with a bespoke concierge service, a "boutique" and "online" art gallery, Aix showroom for Le Grand Siècle's panoramic wallpapers and decorative wallpaper. You can stay in one of three apartments designed by…

Appartcentredaix4
Holiday rental

Appartcentredaix4

Aix-en-Provence

Le bien est à deux pas des Allées, de la Rotonde, du Grand Théâtre de Provence et du Cours Mirabeau. Pour 2 personnes (+ 2 éventuellement). Caution rendue le dernier jour du séjour.

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,…

Lou Jas De Rafeou
Holiday rental

Lou Jas De Rafeou

Le Tholonet

Dans une maison neuve et indépendante, bâtie dans le respect de la tradition provençale, le lieu s’inspire de la couleur et de l’authenticité de la région avec des plafonds aux poutres apparentes et des meubles anciens, modeste héritage du grand père,Raféou. Sur une superficie…

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.

Duplex with terrace in the city historical centre
Holiday rental

Duplex with terrace in the city historical centre

Aix-en-Provence

Ground floor: The entrance of the apartment is on the 4th floor of the building. On this level, you will find a living room equipped with a home cinema (DVDs are freely available: you can exchange with yours if you wish), a fully equipped open kitchen, a dining area with a table for up to 5…

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse
Hotel

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse

Aix-en-Provence

This is a residence located in a quiet area, 10 minutes from the city centre with 83 appartments (from studio to T3) equipped with air-conditionned and balcony. All of them offer you shower or bath. Parking and garage with extra.

Things to do

Antoine Vitez theater
Cultural place

Antoine Vitez theater

Aix-en-Provence

Théâtre Antoine Vitez hosts an annual themed schedule with fifteen professional companies, two amateur theatre festivals and university productions by theatre and music students. The essentially theatre-based schedule focuses on contemporary playwrights and designs. Alongside the Pratik…

Collectif les Coquettes
Fashion / shopping

Collectif les Coquettes

Aix-en-Provence

Le collectif les Coquettes est né de 3 créatrices aixoises dont le but commun est de valoriser la création locale, dynamiser le " fait-main " et faire découvrir de jeunes marques locales. Dans leur popupstore store, vous trouverez une multitude d'idées dans les domaines de la déco,…

Grand Théâtre de Provence
Cultural place

Grand Théâtre de Provence

Aix-en-Provence

The statement Grand Théâtre de Provence (GTP) designed by the architect Vittorio Gregotti is an icon of 21st century architecture. The habitable open-space is inhabited inside and has fuelled Aix-en-Provence's expansion: - a show room with modular capacity (1259-1366 seats) - an…

Aix Golf Académie
Outdoor leisure

Aix Golf Académie

Aix-en-Provence

Aix Golf, the ideal place to learn or improve your game in a friendly atmosphere just 5 minutes from the centre of Aix.

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles
Souvenirs shopping

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles

Aix-en-Provence

Bookstore

Lou Miss - Fromage de chèvre
Craftsman / producer

Lou Miss - Fromage de chèvre

Meyreuil

At Gaec ‘Lou Miss, goats' cheese are made in Meyreuil, close to the city limits of Aix-en-Provence. To be precise, the farm is located in the Massif du Montaiguet and has around 50 Rove goats. They help us produce fromage frais, cream and dry cheeses, as well as Rove brousse cheese. Not…

Atelier des potiers
Craftsman / producer

Atelier des potiers

Aix-en-Provence

For beginners, experts, extroverts, introverts, artists, perfectionists or casual passers-by, the workshop welcomes visitors all the year round. Here, working with clay revives childhood dreams and opens the way towards creativity or just a relaxing break. Beginners, rest assured! You'll…

First (homme)
Souvenirs shopping

First (homme)

Aix-en-Provence

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

Aix et Terra
Shopping gourmand

Aix et Terra

Aix-en-Provence

Delicatessen, Food supply store. Jam, tapenade, olive oil, vinegar, wine, teas, truffle specialities and famous recipes from Provence.

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 Tomate verte
Food guide restaurant

La Tomate verte

Aix-en-Provence

It is a bistro as you like them: express formulas at noon for who working days and a more elaborate menu in the evening. 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…

La Cita
Restaurants à emporter

La Cita

Aix-en-Provence

La Cita restaurant serves Spanish cuisine with many kinds of home-made tapas.

Grenache
Food guide restaurant

Grenache

Aix-en-Provence

All the ingredients are organic or from local responsible agriculture and everything is home-made. As well as the dining room, it has a terrace that is always a welcome spot in summer, in the shade of the plane trees.

Carrefour (Le)
Restaurants à emporter

Carrefour (Le)

Aix-en-Provence

Traditional cooking

La maison du Handburger (place des Augustins)
Restaurants à emporter

La maison du Handburger (place des Augustins)

Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence’s first high-quality burger restaurant, the maison du Handburger, is open every day and invites you to sample the fare in its hospitable surroundings. Takeaway meals can be ordered by phone.

Le souk provençal
Restaurants à emporter

Le souk provençal

Aix-en-Provence

Le Soul Provençal restaurant serves tagines, couscous, pastillas and Eastern pastries full of authentic Moroccan flavour, and a few French specialities.

B&C burgers and chickens fast food
Restaurants à emporter

B&C burgers and chickens fast food

Aix-en-Provence

Burgers and chicken fastfood.

Licandro Le Bistro
Food guide restaurant

Licandro Le Bistro

Aix-en-Provence

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