The Painters' ground

Aix en Provence - Site

The queen of his childhood landscapes, and the obsession of his life as an artist, the Sainte-Victoire mountain dominates the painter's work: 44 oil paintings and 43 water-colours of it are conserved in the world's great museums and in private collections.

The most famous pictures were painted from this marvellous vantage point on Chemin de la Marguerite on the Lauves hill.

The city of Aix-en-Provence has created the Painters' Ground here: facing the mountain, nine reproductions on lava stone of Cézanne's finest "Saint-Victoires" invite you to contemplation...

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    Chemin De la Marguerite
    13090 Aix en Provence

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  4. Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hôtel

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Where to stay

Le Lully
Holiday rental

Le Lully

Aix en Provence

At the heart of Aix en Provence, city of culture, between the Grand Théâtre de Provence (Provence big theatre) and the Théâtre Noir (black theatre) (Preljocaj ballets) designed by the same architect as the MuCEM in Marseille, on a pedestrian esplanade, at only 5 minutes of the old center,…

Jardin De Marie
B&B

Jardin De Marie

Aix en Provence

The guest house "Le Jardin de Marie" is situated in the Mazarin district, right in the heart of the enchanting town of Aix en Provence well-known and appreciated worldwide for its cultural activities, its shaded streets, its plane-trees and its fountains. The Mediterranean coast and some of the…

Hôtel Les 2 Garçons
Hotel

Hôtel Les 2 Garçons

Aix en Provence

The first four-star hotel without stars hotel on the Cours Mirabeau. Stylish decoration combining historic ambiance with modern comfort, the Hotel Les 2 Garçons has 11 rooms and suites all different from eachother.Dare to meet Marilyn's eyes in the Cinema room or admire the St Victoire in the…

Aux Portes d'Aix
B&B

Aux Portes d'Aix

Aix en Provence

Cette charmante chambre d'hôtes vous accueille à 6 km du centre-ville d'Aix-en-Provence, à 2 km du charmant village de Puyricard, au milieu des vignes, des pins et des oliviers. La chambre fait partie de la maison familiale avec son entrée indépendante. La chambre est meublée d'un lit 2…

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 and…

La Cigale
Holiday rental

La Cigale

Aix en Provence

8 Kms from Aix en Provence, in a green area of 3000 m² (shared ground), small pleasant gite, at the ground floor of the owners'house, well soundproofed and well-kept. Secured swimming-pool 4 m x 8 m (depth 90 cm to 1.80 m) shared with the owners, accessible every day from 15 June to 30 September…

Le Prieuré
Hotel

Le Prieuré

Aix en Provence

Quiet hotel near the city center (2km) with cosy rooms. Free parking.

Rotonde
Hotel

Rotonde

Aix en Provence

The rotonde hotel has a very good location in the city centre of Aix en Provence , near the famous " cours Mirabeau" and the bus station. 41 air conditioned standard, comfort, de luxe and family rooms. Comfortable hotelbar and free parking.

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse
Resort

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 equipped with air-conditionned and balcony. All of them offer you shower or bath. Parking and garage with extra.

Things to do

Librairie Le Blason
Souvenirs shopping

Librairie Le Blason

Aix en Provence

Bookstore specialized in litterature of Aix en Provence and about Provence

Maison Riederer
Shopping gourmand

Maison Riederer

Aix en Provence

Confectionery, chocolate factory in Aix-en-Provence.

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,…

La Tarte Tropezienne
Shopping gourmand

La Tarte Tropezienne

Aix en Provence

Located a stone's throw from the Place des Cardeurs, the shop of the Tarte Tropezienne offers a selection of pastries and delicacies around the famous tart. The True Tropezienne Tart is created by A. Micka in the village of Saint-Tropez in 1955. La Tarte Tropézienne is a unique blend of two…

Confiserie Genis
Greed, Greediness

Confiserie Genis

Aix en Provence

Selling biscottins (Provençal biscuits) and calissons made on site. Group tours of factory by appointment only.

Atelier Polychrome
Craftsman

Atelier Polychrome

Aix en Provence

Atelier Polychrome provides a very wide range of picture frames in all styles - baroque, gold, silver, colourful, contemporary and modern, as well as gilding and patina work made in the workshop. We also provide a wide range of engravings, drawings and watercolours by a wide selection of…

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.

Mozaistik
Craftsman

Mozaistik

Venelles

Mosaïste à Venelles près d'Aix en Provence Catherine Porcher vous accueille dans son atelier de mosaïque à Venelles près d'Aix en Provence et réalise des créations en mosaïque sur mesure : fresque, tableau mural, décoration de salle de bain en associant des matières naturelles comme le…

Edouard et Maëlle
Shopping gourmand

Edouard et Maëlle

Aix en Provence

Edward and Maelle, the ice cream vendors sell cones, sundaes, homemade whipped cream, warm brioche filled with ice cream to enjoy on site or take away. For home tasting or for a gift, Edward and Maelle provide ice creams in verrines and in liquid form (liter or half liter) with your choice of…

Where to eat

Le Bar 1924 - Le Pigonnet
Cuisine de Provence

Le Bar 1924 - Le Pigonnet

Aix en Provence

The new Bar and Bistrot located in the Le Pigonnet hotel offers a cosy and intimate atmosphere, as well as a cognac and cigar lounge. Just step in and sample the cocktails and fine wines in a welcoming setting, with the Chef's generous dishes and conviviality and a menu which changes daily.…

Le Contrepoint
Table 13

Le Contrepoint

Aix en Provence

Ici, l'atmosphère rock et tatouages montre qu'elle rime aussi avec gourmandise. L'ardoise connaît bien ses classiques (camembert rôti, canard à l'orange et cassolette d'andouillette) mais ne s'interdit pas les envies moins académiques : burger corse, croque-madame XL... En plus, tout est…

Lautraix Restaurant
Food guide restaurant

Lautraix Restaurant

Aix en Provence

The olive tree planted in the middle of the veranda says a lot about the authenticity of the olive oil-based cuisine (oil pressed at the Moulin d’Eguilles) served at this large establishment with garden, set in the town centre. With its lawn, flower beds and lush terrace, Lôtre Restaurant is a…

Café Le Verdun
Food guide restaurant

Café Le Verdun

Aix en Provence

Traditional brasserie food with a Provençal flavour: Monkfish stew ("bourride"), meat stew, aioli, red mullet fillet with tapenade, leg of lamb, steak tartare.

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…

Le Riad
Food guide restaurant

Le Riad

Aix en Provence

This Moroccan restaurant is in the historic centre of Aix-en-Provence, between the Town Hall and the Rotonde fountain, near Cours Mirabeau. It is inside the former Cordeliers Abbey, a listed historical monument, which adds its charm to the already refined, discreet oriental decor. In summer, eat…

Mickaël Féval
Food guide restaurant

Mickaël Féval

Aix en Provence

Nouveau décor "très chic" pour nouveau départ : formé aux plus grandes maisons françaises (Loiseau, Oger, Plaza Athénée...), Mickaël Féval, 40 ans, a repris l'ancien repaire gourmand du chef étoilé Pierre Reboul, parti pour d'autres aventures. Le chef a vite trouvé ses marques : son…

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc - Gril
Cuisine de Provence

Campanile Aix-en-Provence Sud - Pont de l'Arc - Gril

Aix en Provence

Five minutes from the city centre, on the banks of the Arc river, enjoy the restaurant's tranquillity and traditional cuisine with unlimited buffets. The restaurant was renovated in March 2011.

L'Alcôve
Food guide restaurant

L'Alcôve

Aix en Provence

L'Alcôve serves regional, honest and homely dishes. The menu is updated on a regular basis to bring in seasonal produce. L'Alcôve is housed in a traditional Provencal building in the heart of Aix's old town. The restaurant will win you over with its delicious and beautifully presented dishes…

Inspirations

The Marseille Thriller Novel

The Marseille Thriller Novel

It was born in the mid-Nineties but originates from the city's infamous reputation since the early 20th century.

Sardines

Sardines

Terroir

This summer fish is the stuff both legends and dishes are made of

The 'OM'

The 'OM'

Lifestyle

The 'OM' is more than just a symbol, it's a way of life!

The rap in Marseille part 1

The rap in Marseille part 1

With the successive acclaim of bands such as IAM, La Fonky Family, Psy 4 de la Rime and Jul, Marseille has earned its status as one of France's foremost rap capitals - the movement has been hoisted to heritage status in this city known for its gift of the gab. But how did rap culture become rooted in Marseille?