Aix-en-Provence is known as the Home of Cezanne; and for its many fountains, wrought iron bell towers, tree-lined streets, and stunning architecture. Settled in 122 BC, Aix-en-Provence has a colorful history and enviable heritage. Visit the magnificent mansions of the Mazarin Quarter built in 17th Century Italian Renaissance style and the Cathedral of the Holy Savior. Discover boutiques in the cobblestone alleyways andvisit the actual Atelier Cezanne, his family home, the church where he got married and his birthplace.
For lunch we will recommenda magnificent Florentine Villa, where you will enjoy local cuisine with perfect wine pairings. Or for a more simple but local feel, we’ll take you to Cezanne’s own favorite restaurant, where he even carved one of the tables.
After lunch, discoverthe Saint Victoire mountains area, a stunning limestone mountain range where you will visit Tholonet, a charming little town that was one of his favorites. Finally, you will visit the Bimont Dam and quarries, which has a breathtaking view of the countryside.