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Address: 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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gorgeous, well preserved, lively

It was the second week of December and very cold but the the old city was very lively, especially at lunch time, and full of things to see: quaint squares, lovely cafés, shops and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Pontevedra, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was the second week of December and very cold but the the old city was very lively, especially at lunch time, and full of things to see: quaint squares, lovely cafés, shops and restaurants. Many of its streets are mostly pedestrian. It was fascinating watching the change in use of some of its squares, a delightful well stocked fresh... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Peaceful and beautiful village. Loads to see, always something to admire there's no need to walk very far to find something interesting.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The little (mostly) pedestrian roads to the north of the Cours Mirabeau, up to the clock tower and St Saveur church. Absolutely the Place d'Albertas for the fountain's charm. Possibly wander the grid streets south of MIrabeau, glancing at the fountains up and down Mirabeau. Note that all the restaurants are grouped (and hidden) around the Place Forum des Cardeurs.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The elegant Old Town w/ winding streets, boutiques, restaurants & water fountains was founded in 123 BC by the Romans and is located 30 km north of Marseille. The ideal way to visit this charming area is to start at Cezanne's Atelier and to walk 10 min. down to the impressive historic St. Saveur Cathedral from the 6th-16th C. and... More 

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Salernes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1 Thank Christopher K
Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 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!

1 Thank Jocelyne C
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

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 25 December 2016

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 

1 Thank Drema D
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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.

1 Thank Julik C

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