Aix en Provence City Stay

Aix City Stay

Discover this beautiful old provencal town on a 5 night holiday including excursions exploring the beautiful countryside and villages of this part of southern Provence . Your holiday base is a comfortable hotel located in the heart of old Aix, with all the main sights of the town in easy strolling distance.

The old streets of Aix with their honey-coloured stone buildings warmed by the sun are full of life. There are cafes and restaurants on every corner, designer label shops, art galleries and quiet restful squares to relax over a glass of wine. The wide boulevard of the Cours Mirabeau lined by brasseries under massive plane trees epitomises the atmosphere of southern France.

Aix derives its name from Aquae Sextiae, a Roman settlement based around its hot springs which are still used for cures in the Thermes on the site of the Roman baths to the north-west of the old town. The town is set in a natural bowl on a plain dominated by the surrounding mountain ranges and the famous Mont St. Victoire the subject of so many of Cézanne's famous works.

Three escorted excursions are included during your stay. A half day excursion to visit the picturesque fishing village of Cassis and the beautiful coastline of the Calanques. A whole day excursion including the charming town of St. Rémy, the nearby fortress village of Les Baux and historic Arles with its associations with Van Gogh. And a whole day starting with a visit to the Cotes de Provence vineyards at the foot of the Sainte Victoire mountain with wine tastings of the full bodied reds and elegant rosé wines then on to explore the beautiful Luberon countryside and charning perched villages.

Additionaly there is a choice of other trips further afield which you can add to your holiday if you wish including of course excursions to visit the stunning lavender fields if your holiday is during the months of June and July. If you would like to include any of the alternative excursions in your holiday, please just let us know your preference.

  • 5 nights Accommodation in a 3* hotel right in the heart of the old town. Double or twin room with shower or bath and WC and including breakfast each day
  • 2 whole day excursions with guided visits
  • 1 half day escorted excursion with boat trip of Cassis and the Calanques
  • A walking tour of Historic Aix
  • Your personal Route Book containing your day by day itinerary complete with maps and directions

Holiday Guide Price 2021

£990 ~ US $1360

per person

The price is per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room. Single room supplements are applicable and subject to availability.

Your day by day itinerary click >>Itinerary

Your Accommodation click >>Accommodation

Visits & excursions click >>Excursions

To book this holiday click >>How to Book

Your Route Book

Your Route Book will be at your first night hotel for your arrival. It includes all the detail you need for your holiday - your hotel and meal arrangements, a detailed day by day route planner with road directions, details of the suggested visits with times of opening, town plans & of course maps of the local area. And, should you have any need of additional assistance during your stay, our local office is just a phone call away.

Route book
Travel to the area

With the wide choice of options for travelling to France both from the UK and Ireland and from outside Europe , we have found that our clients prefer to make their own arrangements for travel to Provence. So to enable you to take advantage of the best value and most convenient travel options from your area, we have not included travel to Provence in the cost of your holiday.

We will of course be delighted to give you all the advice you need in helping you with your travel arrangements.

For details on the wide choice of options for travel to Provence click >>Travel from the UK or >>Travel from Overseas.

To book this holiday click >>How to Book

Tailor Made City Stay

If this short break as planned does not exactly fit your requirements or if you would like to combine a stay in Aix with another Provencal city or some time in the countryside, we will be delighted to plan a tailor made holiday exactly to your holiday duration and interests. A stay in Aix combines particularly well with a stay in Marseille allowing you to discover two completely contrasting Provencal cities.


A stay in Aix is also easily combined with a few days in either of our three specialist areas for a complete contrast to city life. Alternatively Avignon, Arles and Vaison la Romaine are all fascinating places to explore and also excellent bases from which to discover the surrounding countryside.

Click on >>Tailor Made for more details about our à la carte holidays.

Page updated: 11-Jan-2021