©

Aix-en-Provence trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Aix-en-Provence

(3.8/5 based on 10,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: museums, historic sites, nature

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne. A new TGV high-speed train station that brings vacationers from the north has turned the city into a shopping town with a wide variety and representation considering its small size. Aix's Mediterranean geography creates a warm climate; with more than 300 sunny days per year, it's great for an outdoor holiday. Three universities and several French-language schools for international students produce a very strong student presence. Founded in 123 BCE by the Roman consul Sextius Calvinus, Aix-en-Provence is a city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of the Bouches-du-Rhônes department situated on a plateau overlooking the Arc River. The city slopes gently from north to south, allowing you to see the limestone mountain range, the Montagne Sainte-Victoire to the east. Bicycle rental is available through V'Hello, which offers you free bicycles for trips under a half-hour and affordable hourly and daily rentals. You can explore many of the ancient roads radiating out from Aix throughout the surrounding countryside, with names in both Provençal and French. Use our world travel planner: Aix-en-Provence and all its delights await.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Aix-en-Provence

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

To explore the old town's shops, markets, and bookstores on foot, stay at one of the city's centrally located hotels. Just a short drive from this busy central area are a selection of luxurious villas, surrounded by formal gardens and private swimming pools. Though rather expensive, these elegant mansions provide a convenient base from which to explore the cultured area surrounding the city. For a cheaper alternative, look for private inns and B&Bs on the edge of town.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Aix-en-Provence:
Sightseeing, religious sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, adventure, beaches
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, fun & games
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Aix-en-Provence

10 days in France BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Germany, France & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in France BY A USER FROM EGYPT December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News