Place de la Rotonde à Aix-en-Provence, fontaine.

Visit Aix-en-Provence​

Discover our excursions from Marseille to discover Aix-en-Provence, the city of a thousand fountains!

Visit Aix-en-Provence in one day

Book your day or half-day trip to Aix-en-Provence and discover the historical centre of the city of a thousand fountains.

The must-sees in Aix-en-Provence

During your guided tour of Aix-en-Provence, you will walk in the footsteps of Cézanne, a painter known in particular for his paintings of the Sainte Victoire, a mountain located to the east of the city. You can also stroll through the cobbled streets filled with small local shops, the opportunity to bring back to your friends and family the local speciality: the calisson of Aix! Discover the Mazarin district and its many private mansions, and walk up the famous Cours Mirabeau, the former carriage court, where people love to have a coffee. Depending on the time of day, you can also take advantage of the various markets: flower, fruit and vegetable, second-hand goods… there is something for everyone!

The museums of Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a city of art and history, and has many museums. Discover the Granet Museum and its collections from the 14th to the 20th century. The Centre d’Art Caumont also offers magnificent temporary exhibitions dedicated to renowned artists, all in a majestic setting as it is a former private mansion with superb French gardens. The Vasarely Foundation, the Mémorial des Milles, the Pavillon Vendôme: Aix-en-Provence has no shortage of museums!

What to do around Aix-en-Provence

Visit the Sainte-Victoire mountain

Put on your trainers and set off to climb the Sainte-Victoire mountain. Many paths lead to the Croix de Provence, with varying degrees of difficulty. You can go through the Barrage de Bimont, a large area on the west side of the mountain, or you can start from one of the small villages at the foot of the mountain, like Puyloubier for example. Once up there the view is magnificent!

Visit the vineyards of Aix-en-Provence

The Pays d’Aix is also known for its many wine estates, especially for rosé wine. Admire the vineyards as far as the eye can see and take the opportunity to taste the wine, and why not buy a bottle of wine as a souvenir!

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