Aix-en-Provence Construction
AixcentricExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Aix-en-Provence: News from the Excavations Construction Update

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: What a mess the town centre is right now what with the travaux for the new bus route and the simultaneous archaeological dig and renovations at the Place des Precheurs. But then no pain no gain…no omelettes without breaking eggs, and all that good stuff.The bus …

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Picasso Museum Aixe-en-Provence Musée Jacqueline et Pablo Picasso
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceInspire

Major New Picasso Museum to open in Aix-en-Provence in 2021

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The former convent and college des Precheurs in Aix centre ville has been sold for 11.5 million euros to house an extensive collection of Picasso’s works – paintings, ceramics, sculptures – 2,000 in all. The Musée Jacqueline et Pablo Picasso will be the third museum …

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Crepes Cidre & Compagnie Crepes Aix-en-Provence @perfectlyProvence
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Where to eat Crepes and Pets de Nonnes in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: What with Chandeleur in France and Pancake Tuesday in the UK, February is a good time to get whipping up some batter for pastries and crepes. But if you prefer to buy something in town, there’s lots of choice. The traditional pets de nonnes – nuns’ farts  – …

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Group Coaching Sessions
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceRebecca Ronane

Want to be Your Best Self? Join a Group Coaching Session in Aix-en-Provence

You may well have found your dream location in Provence, but eventually life has a tendency to kick in wherever you are & that’s when Life Coaching can be useful. Coaching can be expensive and not everyone feels comfortable in a one to one situation, that’s only a couple of …

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Calisson d'Aix
Local Food ProducersTaste

Calisson d’Aix the Sweet Almond Candy of Provence

Candy might not be the reason you decide to visit Aix-en-Provence, but don’t leave town without sampling the famous Calisson d’Aix. These sweets, made with ground, local almonds (sweet and bitter) and a fruit paste blend of melon confit (preserved in sugar) and orange peel, were officially recognised as part …

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Ouvrage Boutique Aix-en-Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Ouvrage Boutique Made in France Architecture and Design Meet in Aix-en-Provence

Sébastian and Agnes Krier shared the following about their architecture and design boutique, “Ce lieu ne pouvait que s’appeler Ouvrage: ce qui est produit par l’ouvrier, l’artisan ou l’artiste, le résultat du travail de ses mains et donc son œuvre.” This place could not be called anything but “Ouvrage.” The …

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Aix-en-Provence Burger Bars Five Guys
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Aix-en-Provence is Sprouting New Burger Bars!

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: A bit shocking to come back to Aix and find two burger bars about to open in town, one each end of the Cours Mirabeau! ‘J’aimerais qu’ils aillent ailleurs’, said Mayor Marysse Joissans, but they must have had a green light as ‘Five Guys’ opens in …

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Aix-en-Provence Christmas Markets
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Aix-en-Provence Christmas Markets – Dates and Details

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Cézanne finds himself marooned between the Foire aux Santons and woolly jumpers at the textile market. It seems strange having the Aix-en-Provence Christmas markets starting up against such a bright blue sky and warm sun, but there we are – the chalets are built and the children’s …

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Journées du Patrimoine
AixcentricExploreWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Journées du Patrimoine – 15-17th September in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Just to say that the 64-page programme for this year’s Journées du Patrimoine, ‘Les Architectes et La Ville’, is now available at the Aix tourist office. But… for whatever reason, it isn’t out on the shelves. So if you want a copy, you have to queue …

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Aix-en-Provence la Rotonde Fountain
ExploreOur House in Provence

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 …

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