Alpilles - Saint Rémy de Provence - Baux de Provence - Aix en Provence - Arles - Tarascon - Camargue - Saintes Maries de la Mer - Marseille - Cassis - Calanques - Sainte Baume - Sainte Victoire - Côte Bleue
Aix-en-Provence is a town in the Bouches-du Rhone, about thirty miles north of Marseille. Aix-en-Provence was founded by the Romans during their installation in the region (123 av. JC). It is the former administrative capital of the County of Provence, from the late Middle Ages until the Revolution. Aix-en-Provence was then the residence of the nobility and upper middle class of Provence. It's that time of which he remained prosperous nostalgia for a "Lifestyle" Provencal and gives the city its appearance by its fine buildings, monuments and mansions. Aix-en-Provence city of Culture is the birthplace of Paul Cézanne who has often represented the Mount Sainte Victoire nearby, but also the writer Emile Zola who grew up in Aix. Today Aix-en-Provence is a dynamic city, university town and the city of new technology. It can be seen in the museum of old Aix, the Granet Museum (art museum), the Fondation Vasarely, Cézanne's garden. International Festival of Lyric Art is one of the most important in France.