AIX EN PROVENCE
First roman foundation in Gaul, first called Aquae Sextiae, then capital of the county of Provence, Aix-en-Provence is a city of History, city of art, city of water. A true cultural crossing which evolved with his time while keeping his provençal identity, making it a privileged travel destination.
In the middle of a typical Mediterranean countryside dominated by the Cézanne’s mountain, the “Sainte-Victoire”, Aix-en-Provence it’s above all an art of living. Come have a drink at “Les 2 Garçons” the oldest brasserie of the city where Picasso, Zola and Cézanne, the local man, came before you.
Go to walk around medieval streets punctuated by majestic fountains and fancy private mansions from 17th and 18th centuries.
Aix-en-Provence is also a city of taste, come taste the famous “Calissons d’Aix-en-Provence”, specialty since middles ages, but also olive oil, “tapenades”, Provence’s wines, “nougat”, before to go out by night and have a Provencal meal whose Aix-en-Provence is the heart.
Actually, the city, by his situation, is the perfect point of departure for trips in Provence: Marseille, Avignon, Arles, the Luberon, the Camargue, etc. So many places to discover.