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Address: 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Always Lively and Beautiful

Vieil Aix is the older part of the city, north of Cours Mirabeau. It is full of narrow, twisting old streets and medieval architecture. There are sidewalk cafes, fountains... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the 45 minute mini-train tour of Old Aix to get a good overview of the town to see where we would like to go back to see on foot. There were head phones that you could tune into different languages for the commentary of the sites as you passed them. It was a good introduction to the town.

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Vieil Aix is the older part of the city, north of Cours Mirabeau. It is full of narrow, twisting old streets and medieval architecture. There are sidewalk cafes, fountains, outdoor markets, specialty shops, musicians, street performers, art galleries, churches, and more. Everything is lovely and interesting. If you visit Aix, don't stop at the Cours Mirabeau. Take a wander through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you, Aix for this free and exciting museum! Very friendly and attentive staff. We highly recommend it!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nowhere else in France is "the art of living" so stylishly displayed. It was that way when the French kings made the town his administrative capital of Provence, and it's that way today. For a tourists, Aix-en-Provence is happily free of any obligatory turnstiles. You can discover the old town by 2 ways - by foot and by petit train... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's such a romantic thing to walk around the narrow streets of Aix-en-Provence. You can dream about Zola, Mirabeau and Cezanne walking the same places, have a drink and dream about a romance with a Swedish student. Don't just go there for holidays, go to live for a year and you will know half the town.

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This only a very small museum but interesting and free. A good place for a rainy day. Just opposite the cathedral

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Full of shops, beautiful buildings, fountains, churches, and restaurants. Interesting atmosphere with a lot of people around. Very intersting, must be visited.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Well groomed streets with many small alleys to get lost. It is worth spending a least one full day walking the streets and looking at the old buildings and fountains. Plenty of shopping and places to eat without crowds or long waiting times in line. When we planned our tour of the area, I specifically picked Aix to relax and... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

After visiting a lot of towns/cities in Provence, I think Aix is my favorite. The atmosphere and shopping can't be beat! Tons of charm and a great place to just enjoy walking around and discovering what lies around the corner. Also, it doesn't feel overrun with tourists.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Vieil Aix is a pleasant place to be if you want to get a feel for how enjoyable this city can be. Many restaurants, landmarks and shops dot the area. Take your pick and enjoy your stay in this lovely setting.

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