Excursions in Aix-en-Provence

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Best Places to Visit in Aix-en-Provence

When the allure of southern France beckons, Aix-en-Provence stands out as a jewel in the region's crown. This charming city, with its vibrant markets, stunning architecture, and rich cultural heritage, offers a feast for the senses. And for those looking to explore the best of Aix, Happytripz provides delightful excursions that promise to enhance your experience.

Cours Mirabeau

Begin your journey on the Cours Mirabeau, a picturesque boulevard lined with plane trees. This bustling thoroughfare is the heart of Aix, where cafes and fountains dot the landscape. Sip on a coffee at Les Deux Garçons, a historic café that has hosted the likes of Picasso and Zola. A leisurely stroll here is a must, and you can find it on Google Maps.

Saint-Sauveur Cathedral

Next, the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral beckons with its mix of architectural styles, from Romanesque to Gothic. Inside, you'll find a rich tapestry of art, including a fascinating triptych by Nicolas Froment. The cathedral's cloister is a serene spot that invites contemplation.

Atelier Cézanne

Art enthusiasts will revel in a visit to the Atelier Cézanne, the studio where Paul Cézanne, Aix's most famous son, created many of his masterpieces. The atelier is preserved just as Cézanne left it, providing a window into the artist's world. Learn more about Cézanne's impact on art on Wikipedia.

Montagne Sainte-Victoire

For a taste of nature, the Montagne Sainte-Victoire rises majestically to the east of Aix. This limestone mountain range was a favorite subject of Cézanne and offers breathtaking views of the Provencal landscape. Hiking trails abound, and Happytripz can guide you to the most scenic vistas.

Le Quartier Mazarin

Don't miss the Le Quartier Mazarin, a refined district filled with elegant mansions and peaceful squares. The Musée Granet, located here, houses an impressive collection of art ranging from the Renaissance to modern times.

Whether you're wandering through ancient streets, admiring the local art, or enjoying the natural beauty of the Provence countryside, Happytripz is your companion in uncovering the treasures of Aix-en-Provence. Let us take you on a journey through this enchanting city, where every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered.

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Reviews
Rating 4.7
based on 7244 reviews
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Mack Vincent

4.9
What a delightful day exploring the rolling countryside surrounding Aix-en-Provence! The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the region's history and culture, and the pace of the excursion was just perfect. There was enough time at each stop to truly soak in the beauty without feeling rushed. Highly recommended to anyone wanting to see more of Provence!

Jemma Barron

4.2
Absolutely amazing! The lavender fields excursion was a highlight of my trip. The vibrant colors and the soothing scent provided an unforgettable experience. Our guide's passion for the region really shone through, making the entire day not just informative, but genuinely fun. A must-do for nature lovers!

Nathan Serrano

4.7
Such an enchanting experience touring the vineyards near Aix-en-Provence. The wine tasting was sublime, and the sommelier's expertise added an extra layer of enjoyment. The scenery was postcard-perfect, and the ambiance was both relaxed and sophisticated. A top-notch excursion for anyone who appreciates fine wines and beautiful landscapes.

Mariana Williams

4.7
The historical walking tour of Aix was like stepping back in time. Our guide brought the city's rich past to life with fascinating stories and insights. The architecture is stunning, and visiting Cezanne's studio was an unexpected treat. For art and history buffs, this tour is a dream come true.

Emery Hahn

4.9
The trip to Mont Sainte-Victoire was exhilarating! The views from the top were absolutely worth the hike. Our guide ensured everyone's safety and provided interesting facts along the way. The blend of physical activity and natural beauty makes this excursion ideal for adventurers and photographers alike.

Brynleigh Wood

4.3
Exploring the Calanques National Park was simply magical. The boat ride offered stunning views of the cliffs and crystal-clear waters. It's a unique way to experience the Mediterranean coast, and swimming in the secluded coves was heavenly. This excursion is a definite highlight for anyone visiting the region.

Jamari Atkinson

4.2
I was thoroughly satisfied with the cultural tour that included stops at local artisans and markets. Seeing authentic Provençal crafts and tasting regional delicacies gave me a true sense of the area's lifestyle. Plus, there was plenty of time to shop for unique souvenirs. It's a charming way to spend the day in Aix.

Amanda Benton

5.0
The food and wine pairing experience in Aix was top-notch. Each course was exquisitely prepared and perfectly matched with local wines. The hosts were gracious and extremely knowledgeable, providing fascinating context for each pairing. An absolute treat for any epicurean traveler.

Bryce Shaffer

4.6
I don't usually write reviews, but the electric bike tour through the countryside deserves a shout-out. It was accessible, eco-friendly, and we covered so much ground without getting exhausted. The landscapes were gorgeous, and our guide ensured a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Nayeli Andrade

4.6
Sainte-Victoire mountain excursion proved to be enlightening and invigorating. The guide was excellent, providing historical context and pointing out Cezanne's various viewpoints. The ascent was manageable, and the panoramic views at the summit were breathtaking. For art history enthusiasts or casual hikers, this trip is a valuable addition to any Provence itinerary.