Beautiful walks The Sainte-Victoire circuit
There are many circuits to do around Aix en Provence, the first of which is Sainte-Victoire. Leave Aix en Provence by the “Route de Cézanne”, then reach the village of Tholonet and its 18th century castle. Then admire the most beautiful view of the mountain from Beaurecueil.
A little history Silvacane Abbey
You can visit the Abbey of Silvacane in La Roque d'Anthéron, one of the 3 great Cistercian abbeys of Provence, and the wine estates of the Pays d'Aix which alone has 5 Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée including the Côtes de Provence and Palette. This abbey is classified as a Historic Monument.
An artistic visit The Granet Museum
The Granet Museum is one of the largest and most famous in the province. It has a beautiful and rich permanent collection of paintings and sculptures, and sets up magnificent temporary collections every year. It is located in front of our 2-star hotel in Aix en Provence!
The Vasalery Foundation Center classified as a Historic Monument
It is an architectural center classified as a Historic Monument: mixing art and architecture located on the edge of Aix en Provence. It houses works by the artist Vasarely integrated into the facades and walls of the building. The building became an integral part of his work, the visual arts blending into the architecture.
Exceptional art center Caumont Art Center
A few steps from our ** Cardinal hotel, a new Art Center has opened in the Hôtel de Caumont, a fully restored 18th century mansion. Its purpose is to present two important temporary exhibitions per year dedicated to the great names in the history of art, from ancient art to the present day.
A pretty region of France Arles and the Camargue
The Camargue is a wetland that will delight you with its exceptional landscapes between fine sandy beaches, marshes, ponds, animals in their natural habitat and many more. In the Camargue, we advise you to discover in particular the city of Arles and its exceptional monuments: the Place de la République, the church and its Saint-Trophime cloister, the Roman amphitheater, the ancient theater, the cryptoporticos of the Forum and the Baths of Constantine.
Just a 20-minute drive from our charming hotel in Aix en Provence, discover the city of Marseille. Stroll through the streets of the city center to discover all the treasures of the Phocaean City: the Panier district, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, the Old Port and La Canebière. Stop at a restaurant on the port for an immediate immersion in the Marseille atmosphere.
And his wonderful careers The Baux de Provence
In the heart of the Alpilles, discover superb hikes and viewpoints. The city of Baux-de-Provence is a must in the Alpilles. We advise you to visit the Château des Baux-de-Provence, the Saint-Vincent Church, the Santons Museum, the Porte Eyguières, the Chapel of the White Penitents and the Carrières de Lumières to attend a real spectacle of sound and light.
By the Mediterranean Calanques Natural Park
Take a walk in the heart of nature, between land and sea. For beautiful hikes, on foot, by bike or by boat, discover the Calanques Natural Park. For a day or an afternoon, take a break in this little corner of paradise. Idleness, swimming, relaxation and discovery will be on the program.
The City of the Popes Avignon
For a cultural and history-filled tour, head to the city of Avignon. Walk the streets of the city center to discover the most beautiful monuments of the city such as the Pont d'Avignon, the Palais des Papes, the Place Pie, the cathedral and the Rocher des Doms, but also the Clavet museum, the Petit museum Palais and the Lambert Collection. Do not miss one of the biggest theater events that takes place each year in the city of Avignon.