Top 10 places in Aix en provence

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Visit Atelier Cézanne

Atelier Cézanne

More than a museum, the Atelier des Lauves, built in 1901 by Cézanne, is a true place of memory, marked by the artist's imprint. It allows to discover the familiar objects of the painter, his artistic preferences. The workshop is equipped with an audiovisual room projecting a film "... Read more

Visit Bastide of Jas de Bouffan

Bastide of Jas de Bouffan

Purchased in 1859 by Cézanne's father, the bastide of Jas de Bouffan remained the property of the family until 1899. For 40 years, Paul Cézanne will find there his main reasons for inspiration. He painted directly on the walls of the large living room on the ground floor his first great works... Read more

Visit Careers of Bibémus

Careers of Bibémus

Situated between Aix en Provence and Vauvenargues, the ocher quarries have long provided the golden stone of many monuments and private mansions in Aix. Cézanne rented a shed from November 1895 to paint on the motif. Read more

Visit Saint-Sauveur Cathedral and its cloister

Saint-Sauveur Cathedral and its cloister

Built on the site of a Roman monument, the cathedral underwent many transformations between the 5th and the 18th century. This architectural variety is immediately read on its façade: on the right, to the south, the Romanesque portal of the 12th century adjoins a Roman wall, while to the north, the... Read more

Visit City of the Book

City of the Book

In 1786, the Marquis de Méjanes bequeathed a collection of 80,000 volumes to the City of Aix. Built around the rich heritage of Méjanes library, the Cité du Livre houses the Saint-John Perse Foundation, the Image Institute, Albert Camus Center and the Crusader Scriptures. It organizes numerous... Read more

Visit The Domaine du Grand Saint-Jean

The Domaine du Grand Saint-Jean

Created on a salyen oratory and then around a chapel of the eleventh century, the Domaine du Grand Saint-Jean brings together one of the most remarkable architectural and landscape patrimonies of the city of Aix en Provence. With its open air theater, it hosts performances of the Festival of Lyric... Read more

Visit Church of the Madeleine

Church of the Madeleine

The former convent of the Preachers (Dominicans) settled in 1274, was completely rebuilt from 1691 to 1703. Behind its 19th-century facade, this church-museum contains many works by artists who lived in Aix, including the exceptional altarpiece of The Annunciation dating from 1444 (now visible in... Read more

Visit Church of Saint John of Malta

Church of Saint John of Malta

The fortified church owes its name to the hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem. Built in the 13th century, outside the ramparts, it is the first Gothic building in Provence. It once housed in its lateral chapels the burials of the counts of Provence of the house of Barcelona. Next to the church,... Read more

Visit Vasarely Foundation

Vasarely Foundation

Having gained international fame, Victor Vasarhelyi, known as Vasarely, established in 1966 the principle of a non-profit foundation to disseminate his conception of an "art for all" integrating art and architecture. It was in 1976 that he inaugurated the Architectural Center of Aix,... Read more

Visit Fountain of Albertas

Fountain of Albertas

It was not until the 19th century that the Place d'Albertas served as a setting for a fountain. In 1912, cracks on the soft stone of the central part make it necessary to replace it. It was redone identically, but with a cast iron bowl made by the students of the School of Arts and Crafts of... Read more

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A selection of hotels, accommodations and apartments in Aix en provence

Hôtel de Gantès
Hôtel de Gantès

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Le Novo
Le Novo

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