It is a university city in southern France. It was the birthplace of Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne. The city has several impressive old aristocratic palaces. There are also hundreds of fountains; Aix-en-Provence is called the "City of a Thousand Fountains".

hotels nearby

map and directions

Course Mirabeau

cafes, fountains

Montagne Sainte-Victoire

hiking, climbing

Granet Museum

painting, sculptures

Paul Cezannes Studio

studio, museum

Caumont Art Center

art center

Saint Sauveur Cathedral

medieval baptistry

Site-Memorial Camp Miles

WWII memorial

City Hall Square

17th century

Foundation Vasarely

optical and kinetic art

Pavillon Vendôme

pavillion, garden

Land of Painters

garden, views

Saint Jean Estienne Museum (Museum of Old Aix)

folk arts, crafts

Saint Jean Malte

13th century