Mount Sainte Victoire is known worldwide. It owes its reputation to Paul Cezanne who depicted it in over sixty of his art works. Leave Aix by « Route de Cézanne », and then join the village of Tholonet and its castle of the 18th century. Continue your journey in Vauvenargues where you will see Picasso Castle.
Château La Coste
located a few kilometers north of Aix-en-Provence. Château Lacoste, surrounded by oak forests, almonds orchards, olive groves and 125 acres of carefully cultivated vineyards, illustrates perfectly the beauty of the Provencal countryside. The wine shop is open every day of the year as well as the guided tours of the wine cellars designed by Jean Nouvel.
Situated in the heart of Provence, Lourmarin is definitely one of the most beautiful villages of France, 35km far from Aix-en-Provence. It is well known for its exceptional heritage, with an amazing castle, a temple, fountains and a bell tower charged with history
Les Baux de Provence
Located in the heart of the Alpilles, 74km away from Aix-en-Provence and on a rocky plateau, the village of Baux-de-Provence overlooks Arles, the Camargue and offers a breathtaking panorama. Carefully restored, it has a rich historical and architectural heritage with 22 listed monuments. The monumental 14 meters high « Carrières de Lumières » host multimedia shows, unique in the world.
Saint Rémy de provence
This small town of the Regional Natural Park of the Alpilles invites you to discover its cultural treasures. In this city, Provençal capital of the art of living and birthplace of Nostradamus, you will enjoy local gastronomy, regional products, olive oil, vineyards « AOC Baux de Provence ».
You have two ways to visit this one of a kind site. Either by foot or by boat from the port. You will also enjoy your day strolling through the pedestrian streets of Cassis alongside the harbor and the beach.
This amazing city is full of surprises with its rich culture, heritage and its thousand flavors. It is also an ideal starting point for exploring the Castle of IF, Archipelago of Friuli and the island of Riou.