Things to do in Aix en Provence
Cultural and educational outings in Aix en Provence
When visiting Aix-en-Provence in any season, there is no shortage of cultural and educational outings. The city is home to many wonderful museums, including "Atelier de Cézanne", where the artist’s greatest works were carried out. Some everyday objects are still present: paintings and earthenware, pots of olives, ginger and bottles of rum. Also take a moment to visit the "Granet Museum" with its exhibitions and events.
Discover various workshops such as the "Vendôme Pavilion" which is distinguished by its vast French garden and its exhibitions of contemporary art. For families, there are plenty of educational and fun outings to places such as the "Planetarium of Peiresc", located near Parc Saint Miter or "Space 361 °", dedicated to art, offering fun creative activities. A multitude of cultural and educational outings are available to you during your Aix-en-Provence - you just have to make your choice.
The natural side of Aix en Provence
While walking through this splendid town, you will discover the natural facet of Aix. Enjoy peaceful moments in the heart of town in the various pretty parks : Jourdan Park, Saint Miter Park, Rambot Park or the Parc des Collines de Cuques. By choosing a holiday rental in our apart’hotel Le Tholonet, you will be located just outside the town centre in a small village ideally based to discover the stunning Saint Victoire mountain and its many hiking and mountain biking trails and mountain climbing for the more adventurous.
Local traditions and flavors, the Provencal way of life
Also discover the traditions of the Provençal art of living. The city of Aix-en-Provence is an ideal base to discover some of the many artistic trades of Provence such as soap making, the santon culture, pottery… Aix en Provence is also a city full of delightful flavors that you can discover such as the calissons of Aix, the many delicious produts made with olives (oils, pastes, breads…) and of course, the vineyards of the region particularly well-known for white and rose wines. Several boutiques and calissons workshops are present in the city center for a gourmet break during your short break in Aix en Provence.
Evening entertainment in Aix en Provence
The town of Aix-en-Provence has a lively center with many places for entertainment for all tastes. The narrow alleys are full of bars, pubs and restaurants offering varied cuisines from Lebanese to Thai and different atmospheres from cosy and intimate to trendy and loud. Night owls have a choice of fifteen nightclubs and those who like to take a risk can enjoy a game of roulette at the "Pasino", a large casino and music venue in Aix en Provence where many shows are performed. For more relaxed evenings, café-theaters, cinema and live music are all on offer.