Bénédiction de calissons - Grande fête de l'amande et du calisson

Aix-en-Provence - Produits du terroir - Sunday 4 September 2022. - Free

Nowadays, a procession joins the Saint Jean de Malte church where is given this blessing then the distribution takes place on the Cours Mirabeau.

For centuries, this tradition was passed on the first Sunday of September.

  • Free

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur / Cours Mirabeau / Eglise Saint Jean de Malte
    34 Place Des Martyrs de la Résistance
    13100 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Oustau de Prouvènço

  • Phone

    • 04 42 26 23 41
  • Website

Where to stay

Hôtel des Augustins
Hotel

Hôtel des Augustins

Aix-en-Provence

Just a few yards away from Cours Mirabeau, near the museums, theatres, shops and restaurants, the 3-star Hotel des Augustins is a site filled with history, combining modernity and serenity at the heart of Aix-en-Provence. The lobby (a converted 15th century chapel) and the 28 comfortable rooms…

Villa Sheng An
Holiday rental

Villa Sheng An

Aix-en-Provence

Villa d'architecte "Sauzet" de 240m2. Grande salle à vivre avec baies vitrées, orientée plein sud avec vue panoramique sur Aix-en-Provence. Profitez de 4 suites parentales climatisées. Mezzanine, parc de 4500m2 avec terrain de foot, piscine 12 x 5 mètres. Egalement, grande terrasse avec…

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,…

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…

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…

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse
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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.

Verdi
Holiday rental

Verdi

Aix-en-Provence

Séjour/salon. Cuisine équipée (LL, LV). 1 chambre avec 1 lit/2 pers (160x200). 1 Salle d'eau avec WC. Terrasse de 10 m² avec mobilier donnant sur les jardins de la résidence. Accès internet Wi-Fi. Stationnement privatif en sous-sol. A proximité de toutes les commodités.

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…

Negrecoste Hotel & Spa
Hotel

Negrecoste Hotel & Spa

Aix-en-Provence

Located in the city center, in the middle of the famous Cours Mirabeau, the Negrecoste hotel offers 35 air-conditioned rooms with private and secure parking. The rooms are equipped with double glazing, bathroom, television, mini bar, safe, with free WiFi access and NUXE products available. Some…

Things to do

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.

Les Allées
Cultural place

Les Allées

Aix-en-Provence

During your stay in Aix en Provence you will be invited to travel in time. Your steps will take you into an outstanding architectural and cultural heritage. Les Allées (previously none as Les Allées Provençales) date from April 2007, making them both the newest district of the city and an…

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Bar / café

O Shannon

Aix-en-Provence

Irish pub

Emki Pop
Shopping gourmand

Emki Pop

Aix-en-Provence

In the centre of the Mazarin district, the Emki Pop café offers a chance to enjoy traditional ice creams, including a new-look ice lolly containing 75% fresh and seasonal fruits.

Philippe Faur
Shopping gourmand

Philippe Faur

Aix-en-Provence

All the ice creams are made using natural ingredients.

Aix-en-Provence shop - Confiserie du Roy René

Aix-en-Provence shop - Confiserie du Roy René

Aix-en-Provence

With a workshop, the new shop is a privileged meeting point for all calisson lovers and other Provenal delicacies. The confectioner's whole swetery collection offers calissons, nougats, almond paste, biscuits, creams of calissons, chocolates and ice creams in the summer. Back of the store, a…

Weibel pastry
Shopping gourmand

Weibel pastry

Aix-en-Provence

After learning his trade as a chef with Frantz Riederer, Georges Weibel opened his first cake shop in 1954. Thanks to his recipes and high-quality products, he enjoyed great success in the town for many years. His son, Nicolas, took over from him in 1988 after being promoted to master…

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.

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Outdoor leisure

Nature en soi

Aix-en-Provence

Nature en soi propose aussi des initiations aux techniques de survie, en passant par la reconnaissance des plantes et des animaux et par l'histoire géologique, culturelle, traditionnelle, et même folklorique. Autant d'animations pédagogiques auxquelles s'ajoutent des ateliers d'arts, de…

Where to eat

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 Nine
Cuisine de Provence

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Aix-en-Provence

Italian cuisine (pasta, carpaccio, meat dishes).

Maharaja
Restaurants à emporter

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Aix-en-Provence

Indian restaurant.

Kiwa Sushi
Restaurants à emporter

Kiwa Sushi

Aix-en-Provence

Japanese specialities to eat in or take away. Fresh produce guaranteed, experience of a renowned Japanese chef.

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Restaurants à emporter

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Aix-en-Provence

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Food guide restaurant

Le Saint-Estève

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Restaurants à emporter

Naya

Aix-en-Provence

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Restaurants à emporter

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Aix-en-Provence

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Cuisine de Provence

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