Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office

Aix en Provence - Tourist office

The city of Aix en Provence is an ideal size for visitors to explore its history on foot: from the thermal spa created by the Romans, via Cours Mirabeau built in the 17th century, to the distinctly urban architecture of black concrete and glass of the Ballet Preljocaj's Black Pavilion (2006), Aix en Provence is a place to visit and discover all year round.

Provence's famous son, Paul Cézanne, was honoured by the city in 2006. He immortalised in paint, both oils and watercolours, several sites which can be visited today: his studio, the Jas de Bouffan property, the Bibémus quarries, and of course the famous Sainte-Victoire mountain, one of the artist's favourite motifs.

The flagship city of a combined district council of 34 towns and villages, Aix en Provence wants to ensure that its town planning and development are balanced and harmonious, to keep visitors coming all year round and preserve the quality of life which has made it famous down the centuries around the world.

If you plan to come to Aix en Provence for your holiday or just a weekend, and if you need help while you are here, the staff at the Tourist Office will be happy to help you any day of the year. We are a Catégorie I office and were awarded the NF quality label for service in 1997.
Disabled facilities.

  • Pets allowed
  • Accessible for disabled
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Auditif
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Visuel
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Mental
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Moteur
  • Marque Qualité Tourisme
  • Ville fleurie : 3 fleurs

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

Nearby

  1. Le Petit Bistrot

    Bar / café

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  2. Saint John Perse Foundation

    Cultural place

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  3. Deneuville Guitares

    Craftsman

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  4. Paul Arbaud Museum

    Cultural place

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Where to stay

Vendôme
Hotel

Vendôme

Aix en Provence

The Hôtel Vendôme, a two stars air conditionned hôtel, welcomes you in its comfortable rooms near the city center, 5mn walk.

La Sauveté
B&B

La Sauveté

Aix en Provence

Located at 2,5km from Aix city center, this provençal house has a shady garden with terrace and a Spa (free no extra !). Fabienne et Christian welcome you in their fig tree room, comfortable, quiet and peaceful.

Hôtel Cézanne
Hotel

Hôtel Cézanne

Aix en Provence

Ancient mansion fully renovated in 2008, first "boutique hotel" in Aix en Provence. The hotel is situated in the most enthralling part of the city center. Upon your arrival our team will welcome you with their great dynamism. As soon as your booking is confirmed our E-Concierge will contact you…

Le Mas d'Entremont
Hotel

Le Mas d'Entremont

Aix en Provence

Located on the hills of Aix en Provence, this charming 4 stars hotel with gastronomic restaurant offers you 6 suites, 2 apartments and 12 rooms, all with private terrace. Our gorgeous garden of one and a half hectare with ornamental lake, pond, fountains, water lily, antic columns gives the…

Le pey blanc
B&B

Le pey blanc

Aix en Provence

Villa au calme sans vis-à-vis, située sur une colline avec vue dominante sur la campagne aixoise et alentours. Grand parc arboré et clôturé de plus d'un hectare, composé sur sa partie haute d'une pinède et en contrebas d'arbres fruitiers. Piscine privative à libre disposition de début…

Hôtel de France
Hotel

Hôtel de France

Aix en Provence

In the heart of Aix en Provence, the "Hotel de France" will offer you all the enjoyments of an old charming place ideally located in the historic center of the city. At less than 50 meters of the famous Rotunda's fountain, in a parrallel street of the famous "Cours Mirabeau", you will be able to…

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.

Cardinal
Hotel

Cardinal

Aix en Provence

Hôtel Cardinal, founded during the Age of Enlightenment, is one of these authentic places with spirit, history, some kind of magic. The 18th-century atmosphere of the rooms and suites blending old-time charm with modern amenities, such as the exquisite dining room serving traditional French…

Mme Huet Legrand
B&B

Mme Huet Legrand

Aix en Provence

La Bruissanne : Following the path of Cézanne, 5 minutes from the historical center of Aix-en-Provence, La Bruissanne warmly welcomes you in a calm and friendly atmosphere in the heart of a leafy park with all the scents of Provence. All the rooms are carefully and tastefully decorated in…

Things to do

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles
Fashion / shopping

Librairie Jeunesse Oh ! Les Papilles

Aix en Provence

Bookstore

La Fibule
Craftsman

La Fibule

Aix en Provence

La Fibule is a studio-boutique opened in 2013 by Dominique Valdman, a former bricklayer who swapped his trowel for a sewing machine. Dominique Valdman makes leather belts before your eyes, as well as designer items such as bags, hats or gloves.

Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché
Cultural place

Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché

Aix en Provence

Created in 1909, now an accredited Musée de France, the tapestry museum is housed on the 1st floor of the former Archbishop's Palace, in the staterooms. The palace, a listed Historic Monument, is made up of four wings and an interior courtyard and was, until the beginning of the 20th century,…

Sessun
Fashion / shopping

Sessun

Aix en Provence

Ready-to-wear for women

Les Savonneries du Soleil
Fashion / shopping

Les Savonneries du Soleil

Aix en Provence

Les Savonneries Du Soleil store is located in the old center of Aix-en-Provence a few steps from the Hotel de Ville's place. The brand offers traditional Marseille soap in all its forms and natural cosmetics.

Poulette
Craftsman

Poulette

Aix en Provence

In France, Poulette is a term of endearment a woman may use for one of her girlfriends. The brand was created in 2014 with this idea in mind. Handmade jewellery in a minimal, understated universe, inspired by friendships established over the years. After having worked for 10 years in…

Joël Vilcoq
Producer

Joël Vilcoq

Aix en Provence

In the Philippe Faur shop on Cours Mirabeau, Joël Vilcoq selects the best raw materials to create high-quality chocolates and sweets. With no artificial or synthetic additives and a low sugar content, the tastes and aromas of each ingredient are studied and measured to obtain the best balance of…

Meubles Martellotto
Craftsman

Meubles Martellotto

Aix en Provence

Maker of Provençal furniture in all styles (solid walnut, cherry), all art work. Workshop open to visitors by appointment.

Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme
Cultural place

Musée du Pavillon de Vendôme

Aix en Provence

Since 1990, the Pavillon de Vendôme, a 17th century mansion, has held numerous modern and contemporary art exhibitions. This building was commissioned by Louis de Mercoeur, Duke of Vendôme, as a place he could meet his lover Lucrèce de Forbin Solliès, known as the 'Belle du Canet', or…

Where to eat

L'Epicurien
Food guide restaurant

L'Epicurien

Aix en Provence

Its one bad point? Too small! This raw and cosy bistro is where talented chef Ludovic Aillaud delivers up inspired dishes made with high-quality produce, ever-faithful to his philosophy of enjoying life to the full. This modest man has a nose for good food. The service is fast, the menu is lively…

Molène - Mickaël Féval
Food guide restaurant

Molène - Mickaël Féval

Aix en Provence

Mickaël Féval, ouvre une nouvelle adresse entièrement vouée aux poissons. L'établissement est situé en lieu et place du restaurant Ze Bistro (rue Manuel) au coeur de la ville d'Aix-en-Provence. C'est Julien Courtin, ancien second de cuisine de Mickaël Féval qui en est le chef. Le…

La Chimère Café
Cuisine de Provence

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…

Il était une fois
Food guide restaurant

Il était une fois

Aix en Provence

Cette table à prix doux nous raconte l'histoire d'un jeune chef méditerranéen : Joan Sampietro, 31 ans, tient son prénom de sa mère espagnole, son nom de son père italien et son registre gastronomique de Sisteron, où il a grandi. L'agneau, forcément, gambade souvent dans les assiettes de…

La Table du Pigonnet
Food guide restaurant

La Table du Pigonnet

Aix en Provence

The chic “bistronomic” restaurant La Table du Pigonnet in the Le Pigonnet Hotel serves traditional French cuisine with Mediterranean and regional influences, bringing out the best in seasonal ingredients. Generosity, sharing and simplicity are the restaurant's watchwords. The new dining room…

Le Zinc d'Hugo
Food guide restaurant

Le Zinc d'Hugo

Aix en Provence

Over a glass of wine selected from dedicated growers, come and discover stylish cuisine made from local produce in a bistrot setting that blends modern and retro. Mediterranean cuisine using ingredients from the market. Wine bar.

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…

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.

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.

Inspirations

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...

Between Bad Boys and Mia... Rap in Marseille

Between Bad Boys and Mia... Rap in Marseille

Thanks to the huge success of bands such as IAM and La Fonky Family, Marseille has earned its status as one of France's foremost rap capitals. Hoisted to heritage status in this city known for its gift of the gab, the movement has propelled a new generation of signature names to the front of the scene: the heirs have arrived.

The pizza

The pizza

When a tourist comes to Marseille, one of the first things they have to eat is the local speciality: Pizza!

Provence's markets

Provence's markets

Terroir

A fertile region with many local products and specialities