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How to Spend 1 Day in Aix-en-Provence

How to Spend 1 Day in Aix-en-Provence

From its bustling street cafes and open-air markets to its pedestrian streets and baroque architecture, Aix-en-Provence is quintessential Provence. You can see much of the historic city center in a day and even have time to head out into the Provençal countryside. Here’s how to make the most of one day in Aix-en-Provence. 

Morning: Village Sightseeing

Start your exploration of Aix-en-Provence in Vieil Aix (Old Town). Explore the winding cobblestone streets on foot for a visual on why Aix-en-Provence is known as the City of a Thousand Fountains. Other top attractions including the gothic Cathedrale Saint Sauveur and Cardeurs Square. Make your way to hip Cours Mirabeau for lunch. Alternatively, take a guided tour of Aix’s historic city center to learn about its architecture and for insider information on where to dine and shop. 

Afternoon: Lavender Fields and Provençal Countryside

The countryside surrounding Aix-en-Provence overflows with vineyards, olive farms, and rolling lavender fields. Valensole Plateau is just under an hour’s drive from Aix-en-Provence and boasts some of Provence's most picturesque lavender fields. See the lavender bloom in July and August or learn about the history and tradition of lavender production and shop for artisan lavender oils any time of the year. Tours often include a sampling of local products made from olives, lavender, and honey. 

Night: Gourmet Food and Wine Tastings

There is no better way to enjoy an evening in Aix-en-Provence than tasting and savoring traditional Provencal cuisine. To sample a wide variety of food in Aix, book a culinary tour. As part of the tour, meet local artisans and learn about local food culture while sampling specialties like tapenade, charcuterie, olive oils, regional wine and cheeses, pastis, and more. Don't miss a tasting of navettes, croquants, and calissons, the traditional cookies of Provence.  

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Half day Wine Tour in Coteaux d'Aix and Luberon from Aix en Provence

Half day Wine Tour in Coteaux d'Aix and Luberon from Aix en Provence

Spend a day discovering the magnificence of French wines on this half-day wine tour from Aix en Provence. After meeting at a central point, travel with ease in a comfortable vehicle between wineries. This will save you time organizing transport and means you get to sample the wines, as you won’t have to drive. Visit the wine regions of Coteaux d’Aix en Provence, and Luberon, where you sample reds, whites, and rosés at two different wineries.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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Provence Lavender Fields Tour from Aix-en-Provence

Provence Lavender Fields Tour from Aix-en-Provence

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Saturate yourself in the aromatic fields of lavender in Provence on this guided tour from Aix-en-Provence. Choose between a morning, afternoon or full-day tour and then set out with your guide to wander around the violet-colored fields. Learn about the history of lavender production in the area, wander around a lavender farm and take some time to pose for pics in the middle of a lavender field.
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  • 4 to 9 hours
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Lavender Experience : Private Chauffeur

Lavender Experience : Private Chauffeur

The southern French town of Aix-en-Provence is famous across the world for its surrounding lavender fields, and when they come into bloom the landscape explodes into beautiful purple tones. On this tour, spin through the spectacular Valensole Plateau by private vehicle and admire uninterrupted views over the pretty lavender fields. Visit a traditional lavender distillery to see how lavender oil and soap are made, with round-trip travel from your Aix-en-Provence accommodation included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Lavenders in Valensole Small Group Afternoon Tour from Aix-en-Provence

Lavenders in Valensole Small Group Afternoon Tour from Aix-en-Provence

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The Valensole plateau is one of the most popular places to admire Provence’s lavender fields and the stunning purple landscapes make for some unforgettable photo opportunities. This seasonal tour runs only in June and July, so you can see the lavender and sunflower fields in full bloom. Also included is a tasting of lavender products and a lavender oil-making demonstration at a local farm.
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  • 4 hours
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