Just a 45-minute drive away, set off to discover the city considered to be the cultural capital of Provence. Aix-en-Provence continues to exert its charms over anyone who sets foot there.
The Provençal city is like an invitation to travel, nestled in a preserved country setting. The birthplace of painter Paul Cézanne boasts undeniable assets. Aix-en-Provence is charming, colourful and sunny, not to mention its remarkable cultural and historical heritage. It is easy to explore, with many options for any taste.
As you stroll through the city, mainly along small historical streets, your gaze will fall on beautiful houses, Saint-Sauveur Cathedral, the Fontaine de la Rotonde and the Fountain of the Four Dolphins. For a cultural outing, head towards the Granet Museum which houses exquisite masterpieces by renowned painters the likes of Rubens, Ingres, Rembrandt and of course Cézanne. In Aix-en-Provence, everyone can visit the city as they choose, through its many gardens, parks and museums.
Exploring this gem of Provence also means giving in to your palate. The marzipan sweets of Aix and the local rosé wines will delight any foodie.