Beautiful landmark. Located on a busy pedestrian walkway. Not too far from Cours Mirabeau. Great location for photographs.
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We live an hour or so away but this was the first time we'd really spent time there. There are some excellent museums and good shopping. What was disappointing for us was that there is little pre 1600 so not a lot on the towns...More
Quaint little city, especially the old town. Which is nearly only pedestrian by the way. Just a lot of road works by now (October 2017). Very hard to find a tank-station around and a lot of buildings needing repairs. 2 days are enough to see...More
Vieux Aix is about atmosphere and architecture, wonderful old buildings great and small, and unexpected little places like the place des Trois Ormeaux that just beg you to stop for aaminute and contemplate their history. It is a mixture of the ancient and the trendy--stylish...More
Vieil Aix, like most French cities has charm and history associated with it, however we were somewhat disheartened by how unclean it could be when walking around. Dodging pigeon droppings from above and on the ground required a good deal of attention. Add to this...More
Really enjoyed the time we spent just ambling around this beautiful city. It has lovely markets and bakeries. Really worth spending a few days here is you are down this part of France.
After 54 years of traveling together, my husband and I still find this energetic, picturesque, vibrant town our favorite. The energy from the many students, the beauty of the ancient buildings, the smells from the bakeries, the diversity of the endless shops, the magic of...More
Aix is a cute little city with a well preserved old town that is great to wander around and eat and drink in. we loved it . there is also a petit train and little tiny miniature buses for the tiny streets