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Vieil Aix

Aix-en-Provence, France
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Wichita, Kansas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The huge clock, what looked like a busy town square in the morning, and the lovely people milling about...this place was eye candy from every way that I turned. I loved it.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Those streets are still in my hearth. I really loved walking there, visiting shops and bars. People are nice: here you can really appreciate the spirit of Provence.

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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It is exactly like you read about. Old, narrow, chaotic, a point of interest and a fountain at every corner. Full of shops, life , characters and students. You do feel that this is a place that you could live in and enjoy. Wonderful experience

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Architecture, music, shops, markets, restaurants, charming ambiance; are abundant at Vieil Aix. The romantic destination "par excellence"

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
54 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Largely a pedestrian area of Aix en Provence, this maze-like section offers shops, boutique hotels, cafes, churches, historical sites, wonderful architecture and some superb markets in lovely squares and all within easy walking. There's something for almost everyone. You can spend a fortune on a world-class meal or just a few Euros for something tasty. You can enjoy a break... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A great ambience.Cathedral worth looking at. Can follow a marked trail to see Places associated with Gaugin. Best to find an eatery away from the main squares - There are plenty!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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114 reviews 114 reviews
46 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Aix is a great little town with winding streets and freindly people. We were only here on tour froma cruise ship for 1/2 a day but can't wait to go back. If you are there on a Saturday the farmers market is great. One section all flowers and the other all local fruits and vegetables. The displays were just vibrant... More

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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358 reviews 358 reviews
301 attraction reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A friend of ours recommended to visit Aix and the city totally met our expectations and even more. We stayed only for 4-5 hours, but we will definitely revisit (maybe 2-3 days will be more appropriate). Very lively, beautiful streets and people, nice small shops and a variety of cafes and restaurants. If you are in southern France, this is... More

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lovely compact city centre with lots of relatively (for France) inexpensive restaurants, mainly with an Italian bias. Charming old town and easy access to the rest of Provence for exploration. An ideal base in the region.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Aix is a lovely town with winding alleyways in the old part and a wide selection of shops and eateries. It was home to Cezanne which is why I was there and an early morning walk on the Cezanne trail was excellent. Before the town woke up empty streets but you could smell coffee and bread on the quiet streets... More

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