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Continue to explore the region around Aix-en-Provence. Set off along the pathways of History and discover monuments, castles, chapels, shrines and the treasures of our heritage buildings.

Along the way, you’ll come across gourmet restaurants, festivities for local produce, our five AOC vineyards, our Provencal specialities and oil mills.

You’ll love the adorable hilltop villages where studios of artists and craftsmen lie tucked away, not to mention the Cézanne trail and its magnificent views, and the impressive scenery of the great Sainte-Victoire Mountain. Here, nature puts you in the spotlight, during mountain hikes and walks through the Mediterranean forest.

From the mountain ranges of the Côtes to the Touloubre, from the Upper Valley of the Arc to the Durance Valley, a huge area of countryside is wide open to you to be experienced all year round.

Welcome to the Aix Region!



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1Saint Cannat

Saint Cannat

The village was the birthplace of the Bailli de Suffren, a famous eighteenth-century sailor; the town hall is now in...


2Ventabren

Village of Ventabren

Village perché - village pittoresque

Ventabren is a typically provencal village perched at an altitude of 252 m and extends over approximately 2632 HA....


3Saint Estève Janson

Saint Estève Janson

Village perché - village pittoresque

Ce charmant petit village surélevé, un des plus petits du Département, offre de beaux panoramas sur la Durance et le...


4Meyreuil

Meyreuil

Village perché - village pittoresque

The town of Meyreuil comprises several districts, including Plan de Meyreuil and Canet de Meyreuil. The residents...


5Vitrolles

Vieux village de Vitrolles

Village perché - village pittoresque

Partez à la découverte du village historique, à pied et à votre rythme, guidé par 15 panneaux qui présentent les...


6Pertuis

Ville de Pertuis

Historical neighbourhood

Pertuis est une ville de près de 20 000 habitants. Son nom vient du latin Pertus, signifiant la trouée, le passage,...


7Saint Paul lez Durance

Village de Saint Paul lez Durance

Village perché - village pittoresque

Lieu d'hommage à Vincent van Gogh, le bâtiment regroupe une documentation du peintre (livres, catalogues...


8Rousset

Rousset

Village perché - village pittoresque

Au pied de la Sainte-Victoire, Rousset est situé au cœur des paysages peints par Cézanne. Entre les collines...


9Puyloubier

Puyloubier

Village perché - village pittoresque

Puyloubier is at an altitude of 350 metres, below the blue-tinged rocks of the Sainte Victoire. It stands on an...


10Les Pennes Mirabeau

Pennes Mirabeau

Village perché - village pittoresque

Ce charmant village au riche patrimoine bâti, perché sur un éperon rocheux, ressemble à une crèche provençale avec...


11Mimet

Mimet

Village perché - village pittoresque

Village perché au sommet d'une butte étagée en restanques, plein de caractère avec des maisons rupestres. Le village...


12Beaurecueil

Beaurecueil

To the north of the village, you can follow an earth track that rises to the foothills of the Sainte-Victoire and...


13Meyrargues

Le village de Meyrargues

Village perché - village pittoresque

The small town of Meyrargues is 14 km north of Aix en Provence. It covers an area of 4,167 hectares, stands at an...


14Puyloubier

Puyloubier

This ancient, picturesque and characterful village, perched on a foothill of the Sainte-Victoire Mountain in an...


15Bouc Bel Air

Bouc Bel Air

Village perché - village pittoresque

This village built on wooded terraced hills was defensive in character. You will see vaulted archways, narrow winding...


16Saint Marc Jaumegarde

Saint Marc Jaumegarde

Cézanne was inspired by the charm of this village, a tiny cluster of three houses around a little church and made up...


17Aix en Provence

Aix en Provence

Aix: a town of water, a town of art. The thermal activity and culture have moulded its history, whether in the small...


18Gardanne

Gardanne

Gardanne, the capital of the Provence Coal Basin, built on the South/South-West slope of Cativel Hill, is dominated...


19Le Tholonet

Le Tholonet

In 1887, Cézanne came to paint in le Tholonet, where he found the landscapes of his carefree younger days. A lover of...


20Simiane Collongue

Simiane Collongue

The village, with its centre square nicely shaded by plane trees, is nestled at the bottom of a small valley on the...


21Peyrolles en Provence

Peyrolles en Provence

Peyrolles is overlooked by its imposing and massive castle. The Grotte aux Palmiers is unique in Europe, with...


22Eguilles

Le village d'Eguilles

Village perché - village pittoresque

The hilltop village of Eguilles, at an altitude of 300 metres, is only 10 km to the west of Aix en Provence, and has...


23Fuveau

Le vieux village de Fuveau

Village perché - village pittoresque

Le vieux village de Fuveau est fièrement dressé sur un piton rocheux qui fait face à la Sainte Victoire. Les vieux...


24Cabriès

Cabriès

Village perché - village pittoresque

Built on a rocky outcrop, this small village is typical of Provence. The ramparts and gates of the fortified village...


25Gréasque

Gréasque

Between the famous mountains of the Sainte-Victoire and the chain of the Étoile, Gréasque is an old village on rough...