Visit to Aix-en-Provence, City of a Thousand Fountains
Contributor blog post by Michel:
As I have written previously, one of our favorite towns is Aix-en-Provence. The capital of Provence in the middle ages, it is located about one hour and 15 minutes from our home in Sablet.Cousin Annick lives in a nearby village. One morning a few months back, we headed there with our friends from Windsor to visit the historic center of Aix.
Aix-en-Provence is famous for its outdoor markets, shopping and beautiful people, and as the home of Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) who lived and did most of his work here.
…Continue reading here for Michel’s descriptions (and photos) of Aix-en-Provence, the city of a thousand (well, not exactly) fountains, including the picturesque la Rotonde. Via his post, you will travel through the alleyways of the old Roman and medieval town with today’s street scenes. And, of course his recommendation on where to eat lunch.
Touring ideas for your Aix-en-Provence visit:
Via:: Our House in Provence