Granet Museum

Aix en Provence - Cultural place

The Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence Town Hall's cultural institution, provides over 4000m2 exploring artistic design from Antiquity, 16th-19th century French (Le Nain brothers, Ingres, Granet), Flemish (Rembrandt, Rubens) and Italian painting (the Flémalle master) to masterpieces from modern and contemporary art. The museum presents the wonderful Philippe Meyer donation, "from Cézanne to Giacometti". The room devoted to Cézanne features ten masterpieces including the latest acquisition, the Portrait of Emile Zola.

The priceless Planque collection joined the museum for 15 years in 2010. It includes almost 300 paintings, drawings and sculptures from the impressionists and post-impressionists (Cezanne, Monet, Van Gogh, Degas) to major 20th-century artists such as Bonnard, Picasso, Braque, Léger, de Staël and Dubuffet. The museum has expanded into the White Penitents Chapel, a jewel of 17th century Aix architecture, to present the bulk of this fabulous collection.

The Musée Granet regularly hosts exhibitions on an international scale. It also provides an exciting schedule of temporary exhibitions, talks, educational and cultural activities.
Guided tours for groups and the general public are available in the museum's permanent and temporary collections in French, English, German and Spanish. Audioguides are available to hire in several languages (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese).

Activities for children and families are available all year round (guided tours and workshops). A games booklet for the collections is available for free, just ask at reception.

The Musée Granet has been awarded the Tourisme et Handicap label (motor, hearing and mental).

  • Accessible for disabled
  • Internet access
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Auditif
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Mental
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Moteur

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

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Where to stay

Hôtel B&B Le Tholonet
Hotel

Hôtel B&B Le Tholonet

Le Tholonet

A quelques minutes du centre d'Aix-en-Provence en voiture et proche du massif de la Montagne Sainte-Victoire, l'hôtel B&B Aix Le Tholonet se trouve à l'entrée de Palette. Juste à côté des commerces du Domaine de l'Escapade il offre bien-être et accueil personnalisé au meilleur prix, 24…

Novotel Aix Beaumanoir
Hotel

Novotel Aix Beaumanoir

Aix en Provence

In the town of the good King Rene, at the crossroads of Cezanne paths, the Novotel Aix en Provence Beaumanoir welcomes you for an overnight or a longer stay. The hotel is located 5 mn away (by car) from the town center. In the Novotel you will feel at home, the welcome and smiles of our team will…

Villapalart
B&B

Villapalart

Aix en Provence

Ideal accommodation to discover the Provence, Festivals or Hiking.

Hôtel Concorde
Hotel

Hôtel Concorde

Aix en Provence

Le Concorde is located in the centre of Aix-en-Provence, the city of art and hundred fountains. Close to the “Cours Mirabeau”, the Granet Museum, The Theatre of the “Jeu de Paume” and Congress Center... It makes the 3* Le Concorde hotel one's of the best located hotels in the city. The…

Verdi
Holiday rental

Verdi

Aix en Provence

Idéalement situé à 2 pas de la Rotonde et le cours Mirabeau, appartement climatisé de 50 m² situé au 3ème étage avec ascenseur d'un immeuble résidentiel. 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…

La Maison de Sylvianne
Holiday rental

La Maison de Sylvianne

Aix en Provence

In the countryside of Aix-en-Provence, face to fields, but only 5km from the city center, in a quiet environment, the House of Sylvianne is an architect's house with private pool and garden. The gite is adjacent to the owner's house. Qualitative Provencal decoration. On one level, the gîte opens…

Campanile Aix Ouest - Jas de Bouffan
Hotel

Campanile Aix Ouest - Jas de Bouffan

Aix en Provence

Located at the west of aix, near by the foundation Vasarely. 67 rooms with double bed or twin bed.

Les Années 50
Holiday rental

Les Années 50

Saint Marc Jaumegarde

Dans une belle bastide du XIXème à seulement 3,5 km d'Aix en Provence, maison proposant un gîte, 2 chambres et 2 suites qui mettent en scène des ambiances uniques, décorées par Cristel, l'artiste de la maison, qui vous fera voyager à travers ses toiles exposées dans toute la maison.…

Ibis Styles Aix-en-Provence Mas des Oliviers
Hotel

Ibis Styles Aix-en-Provence Mas des Oliviers

Aix en Provence

Located west Aix, 10mn drive to city center. Open 24h/24h. 63 air conditioned rooms with view on the garden. Free closed parking. The restaurant "Le Mas des Oliviers" is air conditioned and there is a shaded outside where you eat a good provençal meal. If you drink a bottle of wine, we offer…

Things to do

Aix'prit vélo
Outdoor leisure

Aix'prit vélo

Aix en Provence

Aixprit Vélo provides mountain bikes, all-terrain bikes, electric bikes, road bikes (ultra-light carbon) and tandems for hire from 3 Euros per hour. Ages 8 and over (Kids Friendly). Delivery upon request. Organisation of group hikes and rides, mountain bike trails for all levels of expertise…

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.

Santons Richard
Christmas crib figures

Santons Richard

Aix en Provence

House founded in 1968. Manufacture of hand-painted santons and santons in 25 cm and 30 cm. Visit maximum 15 persons.

A comme Atelier
Craftsman

A comme Atelier

Aix en Provence

Conservateur - restaurateur d'oeuvres d'art spécialisée peintures de chevalet, Adeline Lenotte est diplômée de l'ENSAV de Bruxelles, habilitée Monuments Historiques et Musées de France. Son métier consiste à redonner vie aux biens qui se sont altérés avec le temps ou à la suite d'un…

The Bibemus Quarries
Monument

The Bibemus Quarries

Aix en Provence

The ochre molasse quarries of Bibemus used to supply the pale stone that is so characteristic of numerous monuments in the city of Aix en Provence. Situated between the route du Tholonet and the route de Vauvenargues, Bibémus refers to a rocky plateau, part of which was used as a stone quarry…

Di Micheli Boutique
Souvenirs shopping

Di Micheli Boutique

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for men

Saint-Jean de Malte Church
Monument

Saint-Jean de Malte Church

Aix en Provence

The fortified church owes its name to the Knights of Saint-John of Jerusalem. Built outside the ramparts in the 13th century, this was the first Gothic construction in Provence. It used to contain the graves of the Counts of Provence in its side chapels. Next to the church, palais de Malte,…

L'Occitane en Provence
Souvenirs shopping

L'Occitane en Provence

Aix en Provence

The boutique is close by Cours Mirabeau, right in the centre of Aix-en-Provence. It stocks natural and organic cosmetics and wellness products (facial and body treatments, bath products, perfumes). L'Occitane en Provence is committed to developing high-quality products that are rich in natural…

Rose et Marius
Souvenirs shopping

Rose et Marius

Aix en Provence

A stone's throw from Place Verdun, Place Prêcheurs and Place Madeleine, discover a unique place in Aix-en-Provence: the country house of Rose and Marius. Stroll around the winter garden where you can make up your bespoke box of engraved bars of soap, relax in the lounge or perfume salon to…

Where to eat

Le Mas d'Entremont
Food guide restaurant

Le Mas d'Entremont

Aix en Provence

Nestled in 7,5 acres park with ponds and fountains, the Mas d'Entremont restaurant offers a cuisine always prepared with fresh, quality products coming from known producers. The use of seasonal products influences the types and preparation of dishes. The Marignane family and his team will…

La Chimère Café
Food guide restaurant

La Chimère Café

Aix en Provence

The Chef offers homemade cuisine that revisits traditional cuisine. In addition to the menu and daily suggestions, La Chimère offers a vegetarian and vegan choice. The menu is renewed regularly according to seasons and arrivals. The restaurant is located in the former artisans' quarter and a…

Licandro Le Bistro
Food guide restaurant

Licandro Le Bistro

Aix en Provence

Le Bistro Latin restaurant has been serving traditional Provençal cuisine for more than 20 years. Come and relax in a quiet, romantic atmosphere, in the heart of the old city, less than 2 minutes from the Rotonde fountain. Discover dishes such as slow-cooked vegetables with Pistou sauce,…

Drôle d'Endroit
Food guide restaurant

Drôle d'Endroit

Aix en Provence

The Drôle d'Endroit restaurant serves inventive, healthy, delicious meals every day, created using seasonal produce from the market. As far as possible we use local and organic ingredients. In the evening we offer generous dishes from EUR15 to EUR22, accompanied by a wide choice of wines.…

L'Orangerie
Cuisine de Provence

L'Orangerie

Aix en Provence

In the heart of Aix, L'Orangerie restaurant is spacious and light with windows on every side. Open every day at lunchtime and in the evening. Come and discover our sun-drenched cuisine full of Mediterranean flavours.

Fanny's
Cuisine de Provence

Fanny's

Aix en Provence

This little Aix restaurant paints a pretty picture, with its bold red front window and its two dashing young owners. One's first impressions are confirmed with a glance at the menu: simple produce (freshly baked bread, local vegetables from a favourite farmer), seasonal dishes, mixed salads,…

Koï Sushi bar
Food guide restaurant

Koï Sushi bar

Aix en Provence

In a glamorous designer decor, our sishi chef concocts sushis, makis, californias and other specialities of Japanese cuisine. Eat on the Zen terrace with its square planters and enjoy the view of Cours Mirabeau. Geisha is an acronym (in French) for taste + event + inventiveness + sensuality +…

Naruto
Food guide restaurant

Naruto

Aix en Provence

Naruto restaurant serves many sushis, tempuras and yakitoris, prepared with care by our Japanese chef. You will also find okonomiyaki, donburi and ramen, and many original home-made desserts.

La méduse
Food guide restaurant

La méduse

Aix en Provence

The wine bar is just a short walk from Place Madeleine, Place Prêcheurs and Place Verdun at the heart of Aix nightlife. The wine merchant offers a wide selection of wines to enjoy with a meal or an aperitif. The restaurant offers a menu featuring delicious Mediterranean cuisine made with fresh…

Inspirations

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Tradition

Christmas festivities, culture and tradition in the land of the 'Santon' figurine

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...

La Poutargue

La Poutargue

'Boutargue', an amber-coloured jewel fished on the shores of Martigues...

The "Navette"

The "Navette"

Terroir

Celebrated at Candlemas, this traditional Provencal biscuit is also a popular sweet treat all year round