Private day trip in Aix en Provence
Your private day-trip to explore Aix-en-Provence in a first class vehicle with your private tour guide from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
Your private guide can pick you up everywhere in southern France.
Enjoy a complete exploration of Aix-en-Provence starting with a tour around the city to see its impressive Sainte-Victoire mountain painted by Paul Cézanne. Your guide will also take you to places where Cézanne put his easel and the workshop where he spend the last years of his life in “Les Lauves”.
You will also see the ancient city walls and Roman baths today transformed into a modern thermal complex.
Explore all the historic center on a walking tour. Your guide invites you to follow him for a travel into time back to the origins of the city in 125 BC. You will visit the cathedral Saint-Sauveur where treasures from the 3rd century are to be seen as well as a precious baptistery from the 5th century. You’ll also see the cloister from the 12th century and somptuous paintings showing the former kings and queens of Provence.
Continue to the heart of the city where is the bell tower in the city hall. Here you can feel the atmosphere and the life style of Aix-en-Provence, stop in a bakery and have a coffee at the terrasse. Your guide will also lead you to the market where you can taste local products and will advise nice options for lunch.
In the afternoon you’ll options to visit the “Hotel de Caumont” where art exhibitions are always to be seen, the Musée Granet dedicated to painting and showing some of Cézanne’s work, the “Jas de Bouffan” (former villa of Cézanne), do some shopping and have a tour in the countryside if you prefer.
- Price per tour
- 8 hour tour in private van for 1 to 8 persons.
- This private tour starts when you wish.
- Your guide will meet you where you wish : hotel, cruise ship, private residence…
- Lunch not included