Stroll in the heart of Aix-en-Provence to discover the sites and monuments

Historic site and monument
Taxes on wheat were one of the main revenues of the city. In 1759, from a pre-existing building, the grain market was built by the architect Georges ...
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The ochre molasse quarries of Bibemus used to supply the pale stone that is so characteristic of numerous monuments in the city of Aix en Provence.
Historic site and monument
The Hôtel d'Estienne-de-St-Jean, rue Saporta and the Hôtel de Grimaldi-Régusse were built according to the same order.
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    • Historical patrimony
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Aix-en-Provence, modern and contemporary with this new cultural forum in the extension of the Allées, which focuses on five major facilities, with ...
Historic site and monument
Gateway to the military post of Sextius, then to the town of Saint Sauveur, the communal tower spans the street on a Roman base of white limestone.
Large French-style park, where the Pavillon de Vendôme, a 17th century Aix-en-Provence residence, is located.
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The city of Aix-en-Provence has created a permanent trompe l'oeil in the Place de Verdun, while respecting the exceptional character of the Places ...
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    • Fresco/wall painting
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The Pavilion, on the RN 96 road, has kept the name of its first owner Simon Lenfant, Treasurer General of France. It was built in 1677 to the plans of...
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    • Walled town
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440 meters long and 42 meters wide, the Cours Mirabeau is the link between the Mazarin district to the south and the old commercial city to the north....
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Created in 1846 by Félicien Agard, who owned a large part of the former Grands Carmes convent.
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Historical monuments, the Jas de Bouffan mansion and its park are open to you for guided tours to discover what the homestead was for the painter: a ...
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    • Walled town
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This grid-pattern district was designed in the 17th century by Archbishop Mazarin, the Cardinal's brother.
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Route Cezanne is the only road in France that is listed as a Historic Monument. This example of exceptional heritage runs from Aix-en-Provence to the ...
During your escapade in the city of Aix-en-Provence, you will be invited to take a trip back in time. Your steps will lead you to an exceptional ...
Historic site and monument
Carved in Paris, it was transported to Aix-en-Provence with some difficulty, and unveiled in 1823. In his hands the king holds a cluster of Muscat ...
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Built during the Enlightenment Century (XVIII°), the fountain was supplied with hot water by the source of Bagniers.
The current flowerbed was designed in 1884 in front of the new bastide façade. From 1960, new plantations, such as cedars, accompanied a vigorous ...
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    • Garden
    • Private garden
The tile factory of Les Milles was founded in 1882 in a context marked by the increasing industrialization of the production of tiles and bricks. In ...
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The most imposing fountain in Aix-en-Provence is probably the Rotunda fountain. Its construction in 1860 marked a turning point not only were its ...
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The House, also called Château de la Mignarde (second half of 17th and second half of 18th centuries) was significantly altered by Sauveur Mignard in...
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    • Walled town
Park and garden
The Japanese garden named "Un air de Kumamoto" is located in the west of the city, in the Saint-Mitre park. It is located around the Noh theater.
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    • Garden
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In the 16th century, the architect Jean de Paris, Controller of the Royal Buildings, designed the Villeneuve district, to the east of the city, with a...
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The square is in front of the Palais de Justice. It was laid out in the 15th century and was the centre of public and social life before Cours ...
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Built on the plans of Pierre Pavillon in 1656, its broad flat façade is enlivened by the slight projection of each of its eight bays, which is ...
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    • Historical patrimony