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Address: Aix-en-Provence, France

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Aix, everyone seems to rave about it and for good reason, as we toured the old town its charm just is infectious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Blace, France
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Blace, France
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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Aix, everyone seems to rave about it and for good reason, as we toured the old town its charm just is infectious!

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Bordeaux, France
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178 reviews 178 reviews
70 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Aix has many "place" or plazas around the old town. Two situated near each other close to the Hotel de Ville ( city hall) are the home of a farmers market with veggies, fruit, cheese, and meats. The Second just a short block away is the home of a great flower market. We were there for Christmas, and saw the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Rent a car, book at least one night and enjoy the smells and ambiance of Aix. Strolling through the narrow streets, buying in the local markets, practicing your french and smelling the lavender are some of the delights of this visit.

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WI
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108 reviews 108 reviews
25 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The ancient city streets of Aix are perhaps the most picturesque in Europe. Well worth repeated visits. Sit at a cafe and have a long lunch with wine, then step out into the lovely night scene and have some glace, you will not forget it!

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Vinhedo, SP
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Streets, Food, People. Public Transport is very interesting for this kind of city. Historic part is very great and everything clean and good explanation through signs.

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Budapest, Hungary
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Nice to walk around, we saw the old streets and the market under the rain but it was nice anyway. Finally some French streets without too many cars!! And the Provence style and fountains...

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Penhook, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had visited Aix-en-Provence for only 3 days in 2000 and stayed longer, a whole week, this time because we had such a great time at the Saturday market. This time, we were able to attend the markets on Sat, Tues, and Thurs. My best friend and I were able to buy clothes that we love at good prices...you just... More 

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San Diego
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

busy with shoppers during the daytime, busy with students and entertainment at night. A lively neighborhood!

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Pacific NW
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Aix is my favorite city in France. If you are nearby in Provence, go to the Vieil Aix for at least a day or two.

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São Paulo
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Each corner presents new fountain, new attraction. You can walk easily all places in the old town. Or use the local eco-bus, tiny electric transportation. There are nice bakeries, restaurants, coffee shops and some of the museum and churches. Be prepared to take many shots with your camera!

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