Aix-en-Provence - Cultural place
Architectonic centre in Aix-en-Provence, listed as a historic monument.
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of op art inside a lumino-kinetic building, designed and financed by Victor Vasarely.
On the ground floor are 16 modules with a hexagonal base, linked together like a gigantic construction game, including 42 monumental architectural units and 2 sculptures. The works are made of anodized metal, tapestry, ceramics, enamel and silkscreen-printed glass. They result from a fruitful collaboration between the artist, the architects and companies with the aim of creating a multi-coloured city of happiness.
On the first floor, an area called "Vasarely Plasticien" ("Vasarely Plastic Artist") includes a visit and cultural mediation elements, giving visitors the chance to explore the artist's world, from his beginnings as a graphic designer to his work on monumental units, with almost 200 original works and documents.
Temporary exhibitions, workshops, concerts, conferences, plus cultural mediation activities with workshops for children, families and adults are regular features of the Foundation program all through the year.
The cultural mediation service can also organize birthday parties for your children and introduce them to the site during a visit and a creative workshop.
Facilities for disabled people: all the rooms are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
▶ Booklets in 24 other languages available for consultation
▶ Booklets in Braille for blind or visually impaired visitors
- Accès internet
- Accessible pour handicapés
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Where to stay
Studio Sweet home
Pour vos vacances, votre road-trip ou vos séjours d'affaires sur Aix en Provence, découvrez ce studio avec terrasse dans une résidence appart'hôtel 3 étoiles alliant confort et modernité avec piscine extérieure (en saison), restaurant avec terrasse couverte et laverie (voir accès et tarif…
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…
Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hôtel
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…
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…
Best Western Le Galice
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 swimming pool, underground private parking, selection of meeting rooms. Baby sitting…
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.
Negrecoste Hotel & Spa
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…
Ibis Aix en Provence
Just 1.2 mi (2 km) from Aix-en-Provence city center and 12.4 mi (20 km) from Aix TGV train station, the ibis Aix en Provence hotel is ideally located for tourism, business and sporting trips. It features a Nomad restaurant, opened in April 2015, and offers 124 rooms with Sweet Bed by ibis…
Things to do
Le Petit Duc
Le Petit Duc is a concert hall with a program dedicated to song and jazz, open to national and regional artists of all generations, spotted or recognized for their talent. It proposes around forty concerts with a great diversity of styles and approaches testifying to the current lively artistic…
La Compagnie de Provence
La Compagnie propose une gamme de produits naturels de grande qualité, éthiques, esthétiques et sensoriels qui prennent soin des consommateurs et de leurs maisons. La boutique est située dans le centre historique piéton d'Aix-en-Provence. La Compagnie de Provence a été créée par des…
Bastide is an age-old brand from Aix-en-Provence that's been around for over 25 years. It makes and sells a range of perfume, toiletries and home fragrances. All its products are made using natural ingredients with 100% non-toxic formulas. Bastide strives to promote local expertise by having…
Atelier 23 - Fleurs de Bagne
Fleurs de Bagne is a young brand of men's clothing created in 2012. The store is situated in the town's historic centre. Its philosophy is to produce and offer its clients high quality, hard-wearing and long-lasting clothes steeped in history. The collections are developed by drawing inspiration…
Mr. Chou's shop at the top of Cours Sextius is a Bakery-Workshop-Tearoom specialising in chou buns. The eatery serves food throughout the day to eat in or take away with all kinds of chou buns: savoury, sweet, hot and even extra large! When it comes to sweet treats, Monsieur Chou has a wide…
Where to eat
A stone's throw from the City Hall, the La Familia restaurant serves traditional cuisine cooked on a wood fire. The warm welcome and simple cooking are the ingredients in a recipe that works every time. As its name indicates, La Familia is a restaurant where you can enjoy a lovely meal with…
La Table de Pierre Reboul
Michelin starred chef Pierre Reboul has left his gourmet restaurant in the center of Aix-en-Provence to open a new one in the heart of the Château La Pioline in a cozy and modern atmosphere. His peculiar cuisine and the best fresh seasonal products from the region and elsewhere.
Yoji is a high-quality fast-food café-restaurant. Serving sushi, sashimi & norimaki, popular seasonal Japanese cuisine, and a coffee and pastries menu. YOJISU also sells a wide selection of Japanese groceries, sake and crockery, and gives cookery classes on various themes.
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.
Aux petits oignons
The "Petits Oignons" restaurant downtown offers authentic handmade Hamburger. Carnivore or Vegetarian, to everyone's liking. For dessert, find delicious cookies and cheesecake of incomparable taste. Meals cooked with love, using quality ingredients. Take out or stay on the terrace, enjoy an…
Le Patio is a lovely eatery serving Mediterranean dishes with honest flavours. An Italian courtyard, vintage feel, covered or al fresco dining, where the laundry has just dried...In the dining room, a social communal table or more private armchairs... On the walls, large blackboards present the…