Restaurant in Aix en Provence La table de Saisons
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La Table des Saisons in Aix-en-Provence a Haven of Peace and Quality

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s a while since we have visited La Table des Saisons so were happy on a recent visit to find the same standards of quality that this young couple have insisted on from week one back in December 2013. The chef is Lionel who has …

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Aix en Provence 2CV Experience Mont Saint Victoire
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreUnique Experiences

Enjoy a 2CV Driving Experience in Aix-en-Provence + Reader Discount

The Citroën 2CV car with its roll-top roof is one of the classic images of France, almost as iconic as a Frenchman wearing a beret and carrying a baguette. Between 1948 and 1990, Citroën produced 3.8 million 2CV, also known as the “deux chevaux” (two horsepower). The car was designed …

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Cooking Class Aix en Provence with Provence Gourmet @CuriousProvence @ProvenceCook
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Cooking Class Aix en Provence with Provence Gourmet

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Provence Gourmet This autumn, I was lucky to be able to participate in one of Gilles Conchy’s cooking classes in Aix en Provence. Gilles leads English cooking classes in Aix en Provence, Eygalières, and Marseille. Each class focuses on Provençal cooking, with a particular …

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Slowing the Pace of Life in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Sophia Mose: We all love the fact that life in beautiful Aix-en-Provence is lived at a slower pace, However, the daily business of living doesn’t always go slowly here because of a conscious lifestyle choice. Instead, it often is a consequence of this medieval capital of …

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Corner Bistro in Aix en Provence
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Keeping out of the wind – Places for Snacking in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If only the authors of guide books who drool over Provencal markets with such glowing, romantic prose could witness the scene today! The few brave traders in the cours Mirabeau were packing up by 11, such was the wind; but this unlucky one didn’t strike camp …

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La Rotonde #AixenProvence @margo_lestz
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Good King René and His Fountain

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Aix-en-Provence, the City of a Thousand Fountains Aix-en-Provence is known as the city of 1,000 fountains. However, since the folks of this area have a reputation for exaggeration, we should probably take that with a grain of salt. The real number might be closer to …

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Aix en Provence Archaeologists Find Cemetery in centre ville @Aixcentric
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Aix en Provence Archaeologists Find Cemetery in centre ville

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The ‘dig’ being carried out ahead of the redevelopment of the Place de la Madeleine has already yielded results in that skeletons are being exhumed and taken for examination. As expected, there was a 16-18th century cemetery beside the church. The archaeologists are also hoping …

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Expo at Hotel de Caumont @Aixcentric
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Aix: Marilyn Monroe Photo Expo

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: ‘Marilyn I Wanna Be Loved By You’ is the new exhibition at Aix’s Caumont Centre-d’Art. Sixty images from top photographers will highlight her career – most of them are from private collections. The narrative will focus on her relationship with photography and ask how theyMarilyn …

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Cours Mirabeau #AixenProvence #ExploreProvence @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExploreWhere the "locals" Go

Discover Aix-en-Provence with an expert!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: “Provence appeals to so many because the region offers something for everyone. From sea to sky, from mountains to meadows, from history to contemporary, it is an endless canvas.”  Esteemed writer, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott’s, perspectives about Provence. Visit the stunning city of Aix-en-Provence with her here….. …

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College des Precheurs @Aixcentric
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Hidden Treasure in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This weekend, I decided to go and visit the exhibition about the 23 trees that are being threatened by the Places Verdun-Precheurs development. And I will come back to these trees. But first, I was amazed, on pushing open the door to this former school, the College …

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