Sightseeing route in Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

【City description】

It’s a city where there are many ancient buildings. As there are a lot of fountains in the city, we call it the town of fountain. The painting artist Cezanne was born in this town and we can find his paintings in the museum of this town. In addition, the sweet named Calisson is famous for the souvenir.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 5 h

【Budget】

 11.70 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Aix-en-Provence station

Gare d’Aix en Provence

★Go to Victor Hugo Avenue in front of the station and go to the left road at a forked road. When you arrive at a roundabout, go to the left. It takes 10 minutes by walk.



②Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Espariat St from the roundabout. It takes 5 minutes.



③Saint-Esprit Church

Église du Saint-Esprit

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 8 pm

Close: No

★Go to Tanneurs St beside the church and turn right at the end. When you arrive at Cardeurs Square, go to Venel St and turn right at the end. It takes 15 minutes.



④Saint Sauveur Cathedral

Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Go to Gaston de Saporta St and turn left immediately.



⑤Tapestry Museum

Musée des Tapisseries

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 3.70 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 12 h 30 / 1 h 30 pm – 5 pm (until 6 pm in summer)

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, 5/1, 12/25

★Continue to walk on Gaston de Saporta St as far as the square. It takes 5 minutes.



⑥City Hall

Hôtel de Ville

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Maréchal Foch St from the square by the end. It takes 5 minutes.



⑦Albertas Square

Place d’Albertas

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Turn left and go to Fabrot St at Saint-Honoré Square. When you arrive at Mirabeau Square, turn left. Then, turn right at the end to go to Italie St. When you find a church, turn left at Cardinale St. It takes 20 minutes.



⑧Granet Museum

Musée Granet

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 8 euros (it depends on the exposition)

Opening hour: noon – 6 pm (10 am – 7 pm in summer)

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1, 12/25

★Continue to walk on Cardinale St for 5 minutes.



⑨Four Delphine Square

Place des Quatre Dauphins

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Turn right and go ahead as far as a square.



⑩Mirabeau Square

Cours Mirabeau

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Turn left. As you arrive at the roundabout of the tourist information center, go back to the station with the same route. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Aix-en-Provence station

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