Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Aix-en-Provence

Caumont Centre d’Art

The Caumont is a stellar art space housed inside the Mazarin quarter’s grandest 18th-century hôtel particulier. While there are three quality exhibitions each year, plus concerts and other events, it’s the building …
Historic Site in Aix-en-Provence

Camp des Milles

Eight kilometres southwest of Aix is the town of Les Milles, where this imposing factory produced bricks and tiles from 1882 until 31 August 1939, when it was turned into a concentration camp. The camp is now a movi…
Historic Site in Aix-en-Provence

Vieil Aix

One of Aix's great charms is its historical centre: ramble through it, drinking in divine streetscapes as you choose which historical, cultural or culinary highlight to sample next. North of the graceful Cours Mirab…
Historic Building in Aix-en-Provence

Bastide du Jas de Bouffan

In 1859, Cézanne’s father bought Le Jas de Bouffan, an 18th-century country manor west of Aix where Cézanne painted furiously, producing 36 oils and 17 watercolours depicting the house, farm, chestnut alley, green p…