Aix-en-Provence, a city guide

Be inspired as Cezanne was by the countryside surrounding the city that he called home. The Post-Impressionist painted used these surroundings for the subject of many works. You too can enjoy the beautiful limestone scenery that forms the backdrop to a city littered with pretty squares, fountains and cafes.



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Awesome Restaurants
in Aix-en-Provence

Mundana has set a high standard and hand picked these restaurants for their great food quality, good reputation, great customer service, clean environment, courteous staff and original menus.

Le Formal

Fine Dining

Gourmands will delight in the inventive and delicious plates on offer at this upmarket restaurant.

Budget $$$$

A Casa Bianca


Handy for Atelier Cezanne, just a ten minute walk away, this place is great for a quick lunch in between sightseeing. Try the charcuterie.

Budget $$-$$$

La Table du Pigonnet


During summer, feast on seasonal produce on the sun-soaked terrace by the garden, under the shade of leafy chestnut trees. In winter, head indoors for unforgettable Mediterranean "bistronomique" cuisine.

Budget $$$$

Le Saint Esteve


Chef Mathias Dandine presents a menu of delicious Provencal cuisine at this Michelin-starred restaurant just outside Aix, mixing gourmet food with insipration from his southern French roots.

Budget $$$$

Bastide du Cours


You can't leave Aix without sampling some traditional Provençal cooking; find it here at a convenient location on the Cours Mirabeau.

Budget $$-$$$

Top Activities
in Aix-en-Provence


Atelier Cezanne

The great artist's former studio is one of the must-see sights of Aix-en-Provence. You can see Cezanne's plaster casts and his still life props: bottles, pottery, paper flowers and fabrics.

Cours Mirabeau

The city's most famous bouelvard leads to a beautiful fountain; the figures on the fountain represent Justice, Fine Arts and Agriculture.

Aix Cathedral

Dating in part from the 12th century, this magnificent cathedral was built on the site of Aix-en-Provence's Roman forum.

Best Shops
in Aix-en-Provence


Rue Granet

This road is where you'll find the highest concentration of Aix-en-Provence's boutiques.

Cave Conseil Aix

Heaven for wine-lovers, this place is brimming with champagnes and fine wines. Taste before you buy.


The best place to buy the lozenge shaped sweet treat known as Calissons d'Aix, invented in the 15th century and popular ever since.

Explore the Itineraries

Discover Aix-en-Provence in one of Mundana's Itineraries, getting the most out of your trip.

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France: The land of romance and luxury (3 Weeks)

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Aix-en-Provence: Art and culture in Cezanne's home town

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