Old town

With its cobblestone streets and fountains, old town Aix-en-Provence is an ideal area to stroll and enjoy the sun on its lively terraces.

From the Place de l’Hôtel de Ville (City Hall) to the Mazarin Quarter, you can contemplate the architectural heritage that the city has to offer and get carried away at the traditional markets.

Cours Mirabeau

Renowned for its four fountains and rows of trees, Mirabeau Avenue is the most prestigious area in town.

Recently refurbished, the promenade has many cafés and stores that date back to the nineteenth century. The pedestrian area is perfect for strolling and contemplating the beauty of this city.

Place de la Rotonde

With its majestic fountain, the Place de la Rotonde is a must-see in this city.

The fountain is governed by three statues representing Justice, Agriculture and Beaux Arts. Connected to the Cours Mirabeau, this square is the convergence point of the main avenues in the city.




Comic Festival

Comic Festival

From 26th March to 21st May

If you’re a fan, this is a great opportunity to do workshops, performances, or have a meeting at the symposia organized during the festival. Aix is always colored but, this weekend, it's even more.

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

From 4th to 23rd July

The most prestigious opera festivals in Europe. This year’s programme includes: operas, offering an extremely wide variety of musical styles, voices, orchestral flavours and dramatic situations.


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