The Hotel des Augustins is the ideal starting point for many excursions:
History and Art
The town is home to several precious historical sites: Museum Granet, Vasarely Foundation, Pavillon Vendôme, and Museum of Natural History…
Aix en Provence is full of cultural places, which reflect the richness of its heritage.
Born in Aix en Provence, the Impressionist painter left many traces of it. Set out to discover his workshop on the Lauves hill, among the objects he treasured, the models of his last still lifes, his furniture and his work tools, will make you feel the painter’s presence most intensely.
Listed as historical monuments, the Jas de Bouffan house and its grounds to see what the family property was for Cézanne: a place to live. Or else, exploring the open-air Bibémus quarries, around the hut where the artist kept his paintings, and sometimes slept …
The mountain is celebrated for its many appearances in a series of paintings by Paul Cézanne . It really is a French heritage jewel:
Nature lovers, sports enthusiasts, walkers are there all year round.