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Address: 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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A maze of small interesting narrow streets with no cars

A maze of small interesting narrow streets with no cars surrounded on the ring road by car parks interesting boutique shops and many restaurants but be careful many are rubbish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Salernes, France
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Salernes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A maze of small interesting narrow streets with no cars surrounded on the ring road by car parks interesting boutique shops and many restaurants but be careful many are rubbish tourist traps so carefully read the menu and look at the the other people inside before you sit down The Cathedral is well worth a visit

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vieil Aix is beautiful and rich in culture. I spent hours walking the small almost car free streets and discovered something new every day. Lots of unique shops and something for everyone. Delicious bakeries, perfume shops, wine shops, cheese and souvenirs from Provence galore!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were cruise ship passengers and we took public transportation from Fort St Jean in Marseilles to Aix-en-Provence. We enjoyed our time in Aix-en-Provence and wish we had more time there. If your ship's free shuttle drops you off at Fort St Jean and you plan to go to Aix-en-Provence by bus, you can consider following these steps. (1) Take... More 

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to college in Aix, and have returned several times over the years. It is always a delight to walk through the streets of the old town, window shopping, stopping to buy a treat, and especially to visit the the outdoor markets. Wonderful fruits and vegetables, flowers, spices, herbs, and other items for sale. I always buy "herbes de... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

It is a thrill to wander the streets of Vieil Aix! It's so unlike anything in the US. So many of the streets are just over a car width wide and when a car passes, it feels intrusive. Fortunately there's little-to-no traffic in the old city. Lots of walking, seeing local shops and bakeries, places to get an espresso and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very agreable, lots to see, beautiful buildings, nice shopping.... Aix is quite different from other French towns.

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Gdynia, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I wondered for some time what separates squares in Aix-en-Provence from numerous Italian piazzas I had a chance to see this year - so I still got the fresh perspective. In both cases you got a lot of cafes, impressive architecture, flocks of tourists (that I try to avoid if I can by travelling low-season, to be honest - but... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Disembarking from our cruise ship in Marseilles, we had planned to visit Aix En Provence on our own by train, our ticket having already been booked in advance. Unfortunately due to where we were berthed, this necessitated a bus journey to get to Marseilles St Charles station the main terminus for trains into and out of Marseilles. Disembarking as soon... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Our second time to Aix and we returned specifically to go to all of the wonderful markets. Unfortunately, we were there on a Monday and most, if not all, of the markets are closed on Mondays. That being said, there were still a couple of smaller markets that were absolutely wonderful as well as terrific "brick and mortar" shops who... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We visited Aix with the sole reason on the farmers' market. You will pass this lovely bell tower on the way to the farmers' market.

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