Walking Tour of Aix en Provence

 

Walking Tour

2 hours

Private Tour

 Meeting point defined by your guide

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Experience Walking Tour of Aix en Provence

 

Discover the cultural capital of Provence, the city of water, the city of Art, the city of Cezanne! Aix en Provence embodies this charming Provençal art of living and Deluxe France invites you to discover it's highlights and hidden gems  throughout a private walking tour for an unforgettable moment!

Highlights of the Walking Tour of Aix en Provence

 

-Stroll around the Old Town of Aix and discover its important monuments

-Learn about the history behind the numerous fountains

-Discover the charming Mazarin district

Full Description of the Walking Tour of Aix en Provence

 

Discover the cultural capital of  Provence, the city of 'Cézanne', greatly inspired by the countryside for his masterpiece paintings. The boulevards with alleys of enormous plane trees, the rich private mansions, the charming fountains and hidden squares and the lively café terraces make of Aix en Provence a must in the South of France!

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Begin your itinerary meeting your private english speaking guide who will take you to discover the Baroque city, where Cézanne was born, lived and died. Take your time to walk around the Fountain of La Rotonde. This imposing fountain, from the mid 19th century,  is surrounded by different animals, has at the top if it, three female figures representing Justice, Agriculture and the Fine Arts. Follow the locals and stroll along the Cours Mirabeau, cadenced by the many cafes, bistros and restaurants with its nice terraces... Next, enter the old city by the narrow streets and reach the Mazarin Quarter, one of the most beautiful and elegant parts of the city, with a large number of hôtels particuliers originally built for the nobility and wealthy merchant class.

Continue your walking tour of Aix en Provence to the beautiful cathedral of St. Sauveur.  A building that conglomerates a range of architectural types including Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque. Then, join the heart of the city to see the 16th century  Clock Tower  and the city hall (Hotel de Ville) which is one of the community's most famous landmarks.  Its facade was built in the 17th century and incorporates an Italian style of architecture. The “little Paris” of Provence deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in France!

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📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet your guide in Aix en Provence or you can add the service of a driver for drop off & pick up in Aix.

☑️ Includes

-Entrance tickets for any museum are included upon request.

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This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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