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Aixen Provence day trips and drive from Nice

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Aixen Provence day trips and drive from Nice

My fiance and I will be in Nice driving to Aix and would love suggestions for where to stop on the way to see beautiful quaint villages, the lavender fields and to eat. We will be staying in Aix for " days and would love suggestions for great day trips and things to do in Aix and the surrounding villages. Thanks!

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1. Re: Aixen Provence day trips and drive from Nice

There are lots of suggestions for things to do in Aix itself here marvellous-provence.com/aix-en-provence/what… You could drive round Mont Sainte Victoire, visit the Chateau La Coste winery and sculpture park, go up to Anouis and the other villages of the southern Luberon... really there are many options.

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2. Re: Aixen Provence day trips and drive from Nice

What are you interested in seeing? There are a lot of Roman ruins that you could drive to see, and what consists of a day drive? How far are you willing to drive? For some people like me, a 3 hour trip there and back is a nice day drive, for others, not so much.

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Hello, we are two ladies from Hong Kong and will be arriving Aix En Provence on 13th July, 2014 around 3-4pm. We would like to visit lavender field by then and see if you and your fiance are interested to go together? We can drive automatic transmission car only but there is hard to hire one with reasonable price. If you want, we can share the car rental fee and go together on either 13th or 14th July, 2014. Thanks.


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4. Re: Aixen Provence day trips and drive from Nice

Can I advise you to take the incomparably scenic coastal route all the way from Nice to Aix. This will be slower than the A8 motorway. Motorways are designed to bypass things and this one bypasses everything of interest. I'm sure you have heavy trucks across the Atlantic and you will see a lot on the A8.

Places of interest -the Esterel coast (the Golden Corniche), the St Tropez Peninsula, le Lavandou,Gets Peninsula etc. I would recommend the Michelin Green Guide for further details.


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