The city of Aix-en-Provence is also nicknamed "the capital of Calisson". This specialty made from almonds, melon and candied orange peels is a delight for the eyes and the taste buds. The symbol of an entire city comes from an ancestral recipe. Visit one of the “Roy René” boutiques to taste this unique confectionery. Aix-en-Provence is also known for its many excellent chocolate makers.
Visit "The city of a thousand fountains"
Weekend in Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence is a charming city in the Bouches-du-Rhône. It is known to house a multitude of fountains, performance halls and monuments. Walk its cobbled streets to discover its places steeped in history such as the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral, but also the Camp des Milles Memorial Site, the only French camp still intact.
Go down the Cours Mirabeau to reach the Rotonde fountain, on the way, you will discover luxury boutiques and café-restaurants offering local specialties. It is in the heart of the bustling city center, that you will enjoy strolling around and sitting on the terrace of a restaurant, bar or café.
Walk in the footsteps of the artist Paul Cézanne, who lived a large part of his life in Aix-en-Provence, meet at “l'Atelier de Cézanne”, “la Bastide du Jas de Bouffan” and “les Carrières of Bibémus ”. Art lovers will appreciate a visit to the grandiose Musée Granet with its more than 12,000 works and masterpieces, to the impressive Hôtel Caumont with its history, architecture, themed evenings and exhibitions, but also in the attractive Pavillon de Vendôme with its garden where calm and serenity are the key words.
A treat for the taste buds Culinary specialties
Flavors and scents Provence
Provence is this magnificent region bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, mountains and numerous vineyards. It is lulled by the scents of lavender, the sound of cicadas, the green scrubland and the bustle of its markets. Enjoy the sweetness of life in Provence, strolling through the typical markets of the region. For a lazy session, go to the fine sandy beaches a few kilometers from Mas d'Entremont.
A fauna and flora, wild The Camargue
Very close to our charming establishment in Aix-en-Provence, is La Camargue. This protected territory is famous for its horse rides, its marshes, its herds and its bulls. The Camargue Regional Nature Park is an essential migration site for certain protected bird species. Visit these must-see cities: Arles, Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Le Grau-du-Roi, or even Aigues-Mortes.
A protected mountain range Luberon
The Luberon Regional Natural Park takes its name from the mountain range that crosses it. The Luberon is home to many picturesque villages. We particularly advise you to discover: Lourmarin, Gordes, Roussillon and Cucuron. For an atypical visit, go to Colorado Provençal, beautiful hikes await you in this ocher-colored setting. For a more cultural getaway, discover Sénanque Abbey and its lavender fields as far as the eye can see.
The mythical Phocaean city Marseilles
Just a 30-minute drive from our establishment, meet in Marseille city center. You will be able to discover the famous Canebière with its many shops, the unmissable Old Port with its fish market and its terraces, the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde Basilica overlooking the city and finally the MuCEM, the inevitable museum during of your visit to Marseille.
The beach Cassis and its creeks
Cassis is a typical town on the Côte d'Azur, known for its fine sandy beaches and its market with Provençal scents. During your stay in Cassis, we advise you to go to the calanques: Port Miou, Port Pin and d'En-Vau. Let yourself be charmed by these wild and green landscapes inviting to travel and idleness.
The typical village of the Alpilles Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is Provençal charm. Its green valleys, cobbled streets and shaded squares make it a village where life is good. Vincent Van Gogh made a very remarkable visit to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Some of his finest works represent the city. It was at the Monastery of Saint-Paul-de-Mausole that the artist was interned for a year. Follow in his footsteps and his most beautiful works during the visit of this mythical place.
A unique village of its kind Baux-de-Provence
Less than an hour's drive from your charming hotel in Aix-en-Provence, you will be in the charming village of Baux-de-Provence. There is no lack of activities for the whole family in this village. Indeed, you can go to the famous Carrières de Lumières. A place steeped in history which today offers a unique light and sound show. You can also visit the Château des Baux, the emblem of the town.
The fabulous City of the Popes Avignon
During your stopover in Avignon, you will have to go to the Palais des Papes, a monument with a rich history that overlooks the city. For a cool stroll in the heart of the city, we recommend that you go to the Jardin des Doms. And finally, we invite you to discover the Pont Saint-Bénézet, better known under the name of “Pont d'Avignon”. Avignon hosts its contemporary live performance festival every year, not to be missed.