Old center’s highlights
Stroll through the streets of Aix-en-Provence and discover over 2,000 years of history! As France’s first Roman settlement, founded in 122 BC, Aix is full of monuments and stories.
During your visit, we’ll introduce you to the “must-sees” of the old city, including the Rotonde fountain, the Cours Mirabeau and its mansions, the Mazarin district, the town hall and the cathedral. But other untold details and stories are hidden around every corner, and little-known anecdotes, tales and curiosities abound across the city. From the simplest stone to the most impressive monument, Aix-en-Provence’s secrets will be revealed to you!