St Lucy's day

Aix-en-Provence - Noël - Monday 13 December at 6 pm. - Free

In Aix, this Swedish festival has become a local tradition as part of the European festival of light.

The programme of events includes a celebration at Saint Sauveur Cathedral with young Swedes in traditional costume at 6 pm, following by singing and glögg (mulled wine) starting from 7 pm at Aix City Hall.

  • Free

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur
    34 Place Des Martyrs de la Résistance
    13100 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    IS Aix-en-Provence

  • Website

Where to stay

Hôtel des quatre Dauphins
Hotel

Hôtel des quatre Dauphins

Aix-en-Provence

The attractive privately-run Hôtel des Quatre Dauphins, a former private mansion, will be pleased to welcome you in a warm and peaceful atmosphere. Situated in the center of Aix-en Provence, in the Mazarin district, it is a mere stone's throw away from the four Dolphin Fountain and the…

Lodge N°3 Le Verger
Holiday rental

Lodge N°3 Le Verger

Le Tholonet

Villa de luxe, 3 chambres avec piscine privée.

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…

Best Western Le Galice
Hotel

Best Western Le Galice

Aix-en-Provence

Situated close to the town centre, the Best Western Galice of Aix en Provence is ideal for the both business and leisure travellers. At your disposal : superb holiday inn bedrooms, restaurant and bar, outdoor swimmging pool, underground private parking, selection of meeting rooms. Baby…

Golden Tulip Aix-en-Provence
Hotel

Golden Tulip Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

How about exploring Aix-en-Provence on a tandem, tasting local and seasonal cuisine, meeting new people in the co-working areas or taking it easy beside the swimming pool? The 4-star Golden Tulip Hotel in Aix-en-Provence has been fully redesigned and renovated. It reopened for business in April…

Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hôtel
Hotel

Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hôtel

Aix-en-Provence

Located in the heart of the city, Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel is a 5-star haven for business and leisure travel. Unwind amid beautifully appointed rooms and suites with contemporary amenities and distinctive décor, inspired by the symbols of Provence. Savor distinctive cuisine from…

Villa des Félibres
B&B

Villa des Félibres

Aix-en-Provence

A charming, top-quality guest house in a very quiet district, within walking distance of Aix town centre, with a pool, garage and garden. In Aix-en-Provence, this guest house with a swimming pool is near the town centre. It is ideal for cultural activities, evenings out, shopping trips in Les…

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…

Cottage Cézanne - N° 160537
Holiday rental

Cottage Cézanne - N° 160537

Aix-en-Provence

Duplex. On the ground floor: entrance with large storage, washing machine and dishwasher. Living room with high ceiling and exposed beams, equipped kitchen (oven, hob, microwave, coffee makers - Nespresso and traditional). Dining area. Living room with sofa bed (possibility of 2 additional beds -…

Things to do

Compagny Ainsi de Suite theater
Cultural place

Compagny Ainsi de Suite theater

Aix-en-Provence

Théâtre Ainsi de Suite hosts its creations and activities in the chapel at Lycée St Eloi. Theatre workshop for children, teenagers and adults of all abilities. Public speaking courses.

MIA Provence
Craftsman / producer

MIA Provence

Aix-en-Provence

The first MIA PROVENCE jewellery was created in spring 2016. To begin with the micro-macrame was a means of occupying the mind and hands, but little by little the designer's own models and style began to take shape. Her jewellery is brimming with sun and colours, evoking the colours of…

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…

Granet XXe, collection Jean Planque
Cultural place

Granet XXe, collection Jean Planque

Aix-en-Provence

⚠ ⚠ Due to Coronavirus, the site is closed for an unlimited duration. The modern art collection at the Granet Museum was considerably expanded in 2010 when the Jean and Suzanne Planque Foundation made a 15-year donation of the Jean Planque collection, named after the Swiss painter and…

La Cave Mazarin
Shopping gourmand

La Cave Mazarin

Aix-en-Provence

La Cave Mazarin est nouvellement installée au coeur de la dynamique rue d'Italie d'Aix-en-Provence. L'adresse est destinée à tous les gourmets et amateurs de vins, de spiritueux et de champagnes de qualité. La passion mise au service de la sélection de vins de vignerons et au service du…

Old Town
Cultural place

Old Town

Aix-en-Provence

During your stay in Aix en Provence you will be invited to travel in time. Your steps will take you to an outstanding architectural and cultural heritage. Keep your eyes open: the city's treasures can be seen at every crossroads. To the north of the city, Bourg Saint Sauveur occupies the site…

Biocookin
Craftsman / producer

Biocookin

Aix-en-Provence

Biocookin is right at the heart of Aix-en-Provence. Here, before your very eyes, the chef makes a wide range of delicious, freshly baked cookies, shortbread biscuits, Provençal navette biscuits, canistrellis, traditional "Terre Adelice" ice creams, cold drinks, tea and coffee. As well as…

Petite Mila
Craftsman / producer

Petite Mila

Aix-en-Provence

Petite Mila is a French brand that has been producing graphic designs based on organic cotton for 4 years now. You can see all the brand's designs on its website.

La Fabrique à pain
Shopping gourmand

La Fabrique à pain

Aix-en-Provence

Organic bakery shop

Where to eat

Il était une fois
Food guide restaurant

Il était une fois

Aix-en-Provence

The Il était une fois restaurant serves high-quality French cuisine with local, seasonal ingredients. The chef, Joan Sampietro, who learned his trade in Michelin-starred restaurants, will delight your taste buds with his delicious cuisine. This cosy, tastefully decorated restaurant at…

Carrefour (Le)
Restaurants à emporter

Carrefour (Le)

Aix-en-Provence

Traditional cooking

Bottega Da Verri
Food guide restaurant

Bottega Da Verri

Aix-en-Provence

Bottega Da Verri is an Italian restaurant recently created by Marion Lefebvre, candidate of Top Chef 2017. It is through recipes straight from Italy that the chef Marion tries to make us live the Dolce Vita. It promises you a varied and original menu that you will not find anywhere else on…

Le Patacrêpe
Restaurants à emporter

Le Patacrêpe

Aix-en-Provence

Creperie in the heart of the city with a terrace overlooking a square with a fountain. Large air-conditioned room upstairs. The restaurant serves sweet and savoury crepes, salads and grills.

La Belle Epoque
Cuisine de Provence

La Belle Epoque

Aix-en-Provence

In a neo-Baroque decor and atmosphere, both warm and modern at once, enjoy regional produce at lunchtime and contemporary cuisine in the evening (hamburger, chef's tartare, Charolais meat). Free tapas with aperitif, Happy Hour and music. La Belle Epoque also offers a wide choice of French and…

Le Petit Verdot
Food guide restaurant

Le Petit Verdot

Aix-en-Provence

Wine bar, traditional Provençal and Mediterranean cuisine.

Côté Cour
Food guide restaurant

Côté Cour

Aix-en-Provence

Hidden away on a lush terrace behind Cours Mirabeau, this voluptuous eatery, set in Baroque, modern surroundings, sets a fitting scene for the explosive and creative cuisine of Ronan Kernen. This young, Brittany-born chef, revealed by the Top Chef TV show, has an impressive CV, featuring many…

Aux délices du Liban
Restaurants à emporter

Aux délices du Liban

Aix-en-Provence

Lebanese specialities.

Gallifet Kitchen
Food guide restaurant

Gallifet Kitchen

Aix-en-Provence

The chef Hervé Tassigny takes you on a journey with carefully crafted cuisine blending French techniques and the unexpected flavours of exotic fruits and vegetables. The ingredients selected are fresh and local for simple and unaffected cuisine.