Tour of Aix old town

Aix en Provence - Guided tour - From January 2nd to March 31st on Saturday at 10am, April 1st to October 31st on Tuesday and Saturday at 10am and November 1st to December 31st on Saturday from 10am. No visits January 1st, May 1st, July 14th, August 15th and December 25th

Starting from the Tourist Office, the walking tour of the city will reveal the charm of Aix en Provence, the elegance of its private mansions and the beauty of its architecture and monuments, which bear witness to its prestigious past.

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.

Booking at the desks of the Aix en Provence Tourist Office.

Information provided byOT Aix en Provence

  • Organiser

    Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office

    Les Allées Provençales
    300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi

    13605 Aix en Provence

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Level

    All Levels

  • Guide

    Historic monuments guide

  • Tour language

    English, French

  • Phone

    • 04 42 16 11 65
  • Fax

    04 42 16 11 62

  • Website

Nearby

  1. Le Lully

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  2. Hotel du Moulin de la Pioline

    Hotel

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  3. Hôtel de Gantes

    Hotel

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  4. Lou Jas De Rafeou

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Les Arnauds
B&B

Les Arnauds

Aix en Provence

Passez Votre séjour en chambre d'hôtes au Sein d'ONU typique mas provençal Dans La campagne d'Aix-en-Provence. Venez Profiter du Soleil et De Nos produits du jardin. PROFITEZ des Plus Belles balades de Provence.

Carmes
Holiday rental

Carmes

Aix en Provence

In the downtown of Aix-en-Provence, Luxury city, charming apartment for rent, classified 4 stars, very auiet and sunny. Located in the center, 8 street Ancienne Madeleine, 30meters from the Cours Mirabeau and the famous coffee : les 2 Garçons.

Mme et M. LOUBIERE
B&B

Mme et M. LOUBIERE

Meyreuil

Villa Valbelle : An oasis of calm, only 3 km from the center of Aix-en-Provence. Situated at the edge of a pine forest, with magnificent views of Mount Sainte-Victoire, come and discover the charms of Villa Valbelle. The perfect place from which to visit Aix-en-Provence the city of Cézanne,…

Bastide Sainte-Marie
Holiday rental

Bastide Sainte-Marie

Aix en Provence

Sur les hauteurs d'Aix-en-Provence, avec une vue magnifique sur la ville d'Aix-en-Provence et sur les collines, bastide du XVIIIème siècle sur 4000 m² de terrain. Piscine privative avec vue sur la Sainte Victoire.Au rez-de-chaussée : salle à manger avec grande hauteur sous plafond et décors…

Le moulin de Ravel
B&B

Le moulin de Ravel

Aix en Provence

An ancient farm-house ( seventeeth and nineteeth centuries ) that used to be a fulling mill ( to make wool ), then a wheat mill ( to make ....flour! ) and finally a farm-house, up to 2001 when it was transformed into a residence. Some elements from the mill have survived up to now.

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,…

Campanile Aix Jas de Bouffan
Hotel

Campanile Aix Jas de Bouffan

Aix en Provence

Located at the west of aix, near by the foundation Vasarely. 60 rooms with double bed or twin bed.

Novotel Aix-en-Provence Pont de l'Arc Fenouillères
Hotel

Novotel Aix-en-Provence Pont de l'Arc Fenouillères

Aix en Provence

Located in a very green area, alongside the Arc river, at the Novotel Aix en Provence, you are in the heart of Provence. The hotel is located 5 km away from the town centre. for business or pleasure, Novotel priorities are your comfort and well being. Garden, swimming-pool, terrace... Private &…

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 famous…

Things to do

Aix en Provence way before Mirabeau by Odysma
Guided tour

Aix en Provence way before Mirabeau by Odysma

Aix en Provence

What do we know of Aix today? Its Cours Mirabeau ? its 18th century mansions? But we hardly remember the city was founded by the Romans very near a Gallic capital and that it was a walled medieval city. Above all, it is difficult to detect the traces of its prestigious past . Oppidum…

Olly Gan
Fashion

Olly Gan

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for men

Le temps des cerises
Fashion

Le temps des cerises

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for men

CINK - Décoration d'intérieur
Souvenirs

CINK - Décoration d'intérieur

Aix en Provence

CINK shop is dedicated to the world of decoration and gift. Here you will find furniture, linens, curtains, crockery, and outdoor furniture.

Aix et Terra
Souvenirs

Aix et Terra

Aix en Provence

Delicatessen, Food supply store. Jam, tapenade, olive oil, vinegar, wine, teas, truffle specialities and famous recipes from Provence.

Librairie Le Blason
Souvenirs

Librairie Le Blason

Aix en Provence

Bookstore specialized in litterature of Aix en Provence and about Provence

Tour de la Ste Victoire
Walk / hike

Tour de la Ste Victoire

Aix en Provence, Le Tholonet, Vauvenargues, Puyloubier, Saint Marc Jaumegarde, Saint Antonin sur Bayon

A double circuit in the North of the Department, realized with the association of the paths of Prestige leads you through the Valley of the Durance bass by the villages of Verquières, Cabannes and St Andiol, rich of a medieval heritage. Two loops of 20 km for a walk in the heart of the cultural…

Hôtel de Gallifet - Centre d'Art
Museum

Hôtel de Gallifet - Centre d'Art

Aix en Provence

The Gallifet Hotel is a place of cultural events right in the center of Aix-en-Provence, located 52 Cardinale street in a XVIII° private mansion in the Mazarin neighbourhood, a stone’s throw from the Musée Granet. Founded and opened in 2010 by Nicolas Mazet, the art center of the Gallifet…

V2G - Valentin 2e génération
Souvenirs

V2G - Valentin 2e génération

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for men (Christian Lacroix, Daniel Hechter, Aeronautica Militare, Etiqueta negra).

Where to eat

Cantine (La)
Food guide restaurant

Cantine (La)

Aix en Provence

Located between the Hôtel de Ville and the Palais de Justice, just two minutes from the Cours Mirabeau, la Cantine's menu features dishes from the South of France, served on the terrace or indoors, at either lunch or dinner. You will find fresh, seasonal produce from Provence, Corsica and Italy,…

Médicis (Le)
Food guide restaurant

Médicis (Le)

Aix en Provence

The restaurant's menu is inspired by flavours from around the world, but strongly influenced by our Mediterranean culture and composed of seasonal ingredients. Chef Sylviane Rastello and his team offer you an unforgettable experience.

Ze Bistro
Food guide restaurant

Ze Bistro

Aix en Provence

A blend of ancient, typically rakish French recipes and forward-thinking fare, this honest and vibrant eatery never fails to please, especially since it migrated to new and more spacious climes, sporting a bright, natural decor worthy of the straightforward cuisine of chef Olivier Scola. With…

Les vieilles canailles
Food guide restaurant

Les vieilles canailles

Aix en Provence

Opened on a pedestrian street, this brand new restaurant in the heart of Aix-en-Provence is a true den of epicureans. Authentic French bistro, the “Vieilles Canailles” offers a simple, local and savory cuisine, a rigorous selection of wines in a convivial atmosphere.

L'Esprit de la Violette
Food guide restaurant

L'Esprit de la Violette

Aix en Provence

A true landmark on the Aix gastronomic map, Jean-Marc Banzo's Clos de la Violette has been placed in the hands of Marc de Passorio. The Michelin-starred former chef of the Hostellerie du Vallon de Valrugues has the required stature to take over the reins and impose his own style. Under him, the…

Chez Féraud
Table 13

Chez Féraud

Aix en Provence

A fountain, an olive tree and a bower in the heart of historic Aix - Pagnol is everywhere here, from the prose to the plate. The Férauds are old-fashioned-style cooks and masters in the art of rustling up sea bass and lamb grills on the vine shoot fire, in a decor instilled with eternal…

Jacquou Le Croquant
Food guide restaurant

Jacquou Le Croquant

Aix en Provence

Step behind the mouth-watering, vintage window and dive into the rustic, arched stone cellars to take a bite out of south-wastern France! Antonia regales her guests with cassoulet, confits, magret and foie gras… And as all the local goose fans know, Antonia also sells a succulent range of…

Riad (Le)
Food guide restaurant

Riad (Le)

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…

Bastide du Cours - Restaurant lounge
Food guide restaurant

Bastide du Cours - Restaurant lounge

Aix en Provence

Ideally located on Cours Mirabeau in the heart of Aix en Provence, La Bastide du Cours provides a wonderfully warm and relaxed setting. As for the food, our chef, Charly Valdez and his team invite you to travel....his creative cuisine is inspired by flavours from all over the world, blended with…

Inspirations

Tradition

The Pastis

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Tradition

Marcel Pagnol

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Art-de-vivre

The Sun

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