Aix en Provence carte d'identité
Aix-en-Provence and its surroundings

Aix in a few words

Name: Aquae Sextiae, Ais de Prouvènço, Aix-en-Provence

Date of birth: 122 BC

Area: 18,608 hectares

Population: 140,684 inhabitants (2011 census)

Average temperature: 14° C

Climate: favourable and mild, Aix-en-Provence is protected from the North winds and only slightly affected by the Mistral. The average daily temperatures vary between 5-6°C (January) and 23°C (July). No more than 91 days of rain are recorded during the year. In winter, the sun shines almost all the time. The dry summer is really pleasant thanks to a permanent light breeze. The autumn is beautiful and sunny and each season has its own charm.

Average number of sunny days per year: 300 days