Escape the bustle of Marseille with a 4-hour tour of bohemian Aix-en-Provence. Board a comfortable coach for the short northbound ride through the vibrant Provençal countryside. With your friendly guide, you’ll stroll Aix’s picturesque streets, viewing centuries-old private mansions, elaborate fountains, shops and cafés. Then enjoy a walk on your own or visit Cezanne’s famous art studio (own expense).
Delight in the charm of Aix-en-Provence with a leisurely 4-hour city tour. Your excursion begins with morning pickup from Marseille Vieux Port (Old Port), where you’ll meet your guide and board the air-conditioned coach for short ride north through the charming Provençal countryside.
Disembark near Cours Mirabeau, Aix’s chic central thoroughfare lined with 17th- and 18th-century mansions. Snap memorable photos of the rich architecture and artistic accents as you make your way to Vieil Aix (Old Town). In this seductive and historic center, you’ll accompany your guide through the winding streets and explore charming boutiques, cafés and markets. Admire spectacular fountains such as the Four Dolphins Fountain and the Place d’Albertas fountain, and grand venues like Cardeurs Square, Saint Sauveur Cathedral and Hôtel de Ville (City Hall).
Afterwards, enjoy some free time and perhaps visit the Atelier Paul Cézanne at Les Lauves (own expense), the final studio of Aix’s famous son. View the preserved space and attend an exclusive art workshop.
Your 4-hour tour ends with a scenic ride back to the departure point in Marseille.