From Aix-en-Provence, Marseille is approximately 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south from here while Cannes is about 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the east.
Just because you're vacationing, don’t neglect your swing; the Aix-en-Provence area boasts some of the best golf courses in the region. Grab a buddy or join locals for a few holes at Set Golf or Sainte-Victoire Golf. If you’re staying in Aix-en-Provence for a few days, check out the fairways at the Aix-Marseille Golf.
Place des Precheurs and Place d'Hotel de Ville are great choices to relax and take a break from shopping and sightseeing in Aix-en-Provence. Grab a shady vantage spot and and spend a while people watching before exploring the nearby cafes and shops.
Study the collections, browse the exhibits and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local cultural centers such as the Vasarely Foundation or the Granet Museum. Of the many fascinating museums in the Aix-en-Provence area these are among the most highly praised.
Some of the most photographed historical sites in Aix-en-Provence are the religious buildings that have stood faithfully here for many years. The Eglise de la Madeleine and the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral are two of Aix-en-Provence’s best examples. Take the time to enjoy the reverential atmosphere of these remarkable places.
Les Allees Provencales is the perfect place to go to if you enjoy shopping and watching the world go by. Check out what the locals are buying and purchase some original souvenirs.
The Pavillon Noir is one of the best venues to enjoy the performing arts in the Aix-en-Provence area. After the curtain falls, why not follow your fellow theater goers to the nearby restaurants or bars and sample the local specialties.
The nature preserves in the vicinity of Aix-en-Provence show visitors the birds, trees and plants that flourish in the local area. To hike around one of the major conservation preserves, drive out to Montagne Sainte Victoire.
The Cours Mirabeau and the La Rotonde - Place General Charles De Gaulle are the perfect places to cap off your adventures in this fascinating region.