Aix-en-Provence

In the heart of Provence, nestling at the foot of Mount Ste Victoire, lies the stunningly attractive town of Aix en Provence, where beautiful Provencal architecture sits against a backdrop of leafy and lush gardens and some 40 water fountains.

Aix en Provence has a long history of art and culture and there have been many writers and artists that have taken inspiration from living in this gorgeous town including Emile Zola and Paul Cézanne. The heart of the town is Vieil Aix, the old town where life buzzes within the many charming narrow streets and shady plazas. Exquisitely dressed locals wind their way around the roads running errands and picking up their shopping, giving this town an almost Parisian feel. Aix en Provence is a haven for delicious Provencal ingredients and a tour around the local food markets and shops, where passionate local farmers sell their unique ingredients is an explosion for all of the senses.

Beyond the beautiful town, there are many recreational activities that are within touching distance. Some fine golf courses are located in the surrounding undulating landscape perfect for a morning of golf, and the vineyards in the Côte du Rhône are a splendid excursion for an afternoon of sampling the regions beautiful wines whilst absorbing the fresh country air.

Authentic bistros and chic brasseries line the streets of Aix en Provence in beautiful old buildings, serving both traditional Provencal cuisine oozing with regional flavours and innovative modern cuisine fusing both international and local ingredients. Fine wine is of course always on the menu and visitors will never tire of sampling the regions beautiful wines.

Aix en Provence is well served by transport links and has a busy train station that connects with many major European cities, and Marseille airport is conveniently just 30 minutes away. There are dozens of unique and charming hotels and event venues that combine all the modern facilities with well preserved traditional Provencal character.
It’s not hard to be dazzled by Aix en Provence, and it’s incredible architecture, captivating culture and exquisite food makes it the perfect setting for any kind of business trip.

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