Aix-en-Provence
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  • Truffle Hunting in Provence

    1. Truffle Hunting in Provence

    Go on a black truffle hunt on the gorgeous property of a Provençal truffle plantation in the Luberon, just 40 minutes from Aix en Provence TGV train station and 1 hour from Marseille Airport. Meet a real truffle hunter and learn how this elusive, edible “black gold” is cultivated and how the truffle dogs are trained. With the help of your guide, you will soon find some truffles to try. Learn about the art of growing truffle trees, training truffle dogs, and finding truffles. Then celebrate your find with a glass of champagne while your hosts teach you how to clean, store, and cook with truffles. Sample some truffle hors d'oeuvres and be sure to ask your hosts to taste the olive and truffle oil produced on the farm. Many delicious products are also available for you to take back home as a unique souvenir. Take a tour of the vineyards, olive tree plantation and bees hives, and fully imm...

    Very informative and lots of fun. And the truffles were delicious and the champagne flowed. One of the best things I did in Provence.

  • Aix en Provence Historical & Gourmet Walking Tour

    2. Aix en Provence Historical & Gourmet Walking Tour

    Meet your English speaking guide in front of the Tourist Information Center in Aix en Provence and start your gourmet walking tour in the historical center. Thanks to this guided tour, you will be able to discover this charming Provencal town and also to please yourself with the diversified scents and flavors of the region.  Let your senses be amazed by the colors and the smells of several local products, be tempted by some Calisson, the sweetest candy of all time created in Aix en Provence, appreciate a toast of green or black tapenade, taste a piece of cheese or a glass of wine from one of the local wine appellations. Everything is organized in order to allow you to discover what Provencal gastronomy truly means.

    This tour was one of the best of our 3 week trip to France. Nicholas was friendly, knowledgeable and did not rush. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Aix-en-Provence!

  • Nice: Private 8-Hour Aix En Provence and Wine Tasting

    3. Nice: Private 8-Hour Aix En Provence and Wine Tasting

    After departing from Nice, you will make your way to Aix en Provence. Throughout this journey you will see Mount Saint Victoire, which was the inspiration for many of Paul Cézanne’s works. Aix en Provence is a little college town in southern France, but you don’t have to be a student to enjoy your time there. The provincial area is the perfect getaway from the bustling city. You will be free to walk around the peaceful gardens, shop at local markets, or admire the old town. The picturesque boulevard the "Cours Mirabeau" is perfect for a lovely stroll and to get lunch. Provence is home to winegrowers who bear the imprint of the soil and make wines that truly reflect the terroir. You will enjoy the Provencal "art de vivre" lifestyle, and will also visit the Chateau Sainte Roseline, which is home to more than one point of interest. The estate is big, and is home to the well-known Cotes de...

  • Aix-en-Provence: Food Tour

    4. Aix-en-Provence: Food Tour

    Take your tastebuds on an adventure with a food tour of Aix-en-Provence. Enjoy tasty stops and historical anecdotes about the different streets and places along the way.

    Start the tour with a tasting of artisanal olive oils as well as three different spreads. Sample a charcuterie and cheese board and discover a delicious Corsican delicatessen.

    Discover the delicious truffle, which is native to the area, and taste some amazing truffle ham in a charmingly French atmosphere. Visit one of the most famous pastry shops in the region, founded in 1954. Taste one of its specialties, the Tarte Tropézienne, a cake made from sweet brioche filled with cream.

  • Aix-en-Provence: Private Walking Tour

    5. Aix-en-Provence: Private Walking Tour

    A city of water and a city of Art, Aix en Provence perfectly embodies this Provencal lifestyle which is so praised around the world. It is the city of the painter Cézanne, whose campaign Aix has inspired some of the greatest impressionist masterpieces of all time. With boulevards shaded by majestic plane trees, the narrow streets lined with rich private mansions, the discreet squares adorned with lovely fountains, lined with welcoming café terraces, Aix invariably seduces those who take the time to linger. This is your opportunity to explore the culture and the history of this place, with the help of your knowledgeable guides. The beauty of Aix-en-Provence, city of art, is discovered while strolling. During your walks around the famous Cours Mirabeau, shaded by its vault of plane trees, you will admire a number of mansions and monuments. You will encounter sites such as City Hall, Old ...

  • Aix-en-Provence: Private Old Town Tour

    6. Aix-en-Provence: Private Old Town Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel and first visit the city's largest and most famous fountain, La Rotonde. Stroll through the Cours Mirabeau and the Quartier Mazarin to feel the atmosphere of the ancient former capital of the Provence region. Make your way to the heart of the city where you will see the famous Clock Tower of the city. First constructed as a watchtower, it is located adjacent to the city hall and is a popular meeting point on the central square. Finally, discover the Cathedral of St. Sauveur, which has a history dating back to the 5th century. Note the range of architectural styles of the cathedral such as Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque.

  • Marseille: 3-Hour Walking Food Tour of Aix-en-Provence

    7. Marseille: 3-Hour Walking Food Tour of Aix-en-Provence

    Discover Aix-en-Provence, a paradise for art, culture, and gastronomy on a 3-hour walking food tour. Walk through a labyrinth of little streets scattered with dozens of fountains. Meet craftspeople and try their Provençal specialties. If you choose a morning tour, enjoy the option to walk through one on the famous Provençal markets. Taste a delicious selection of delights along the way. Visit the best bakery in town, a calisson workshop, a macaron creator, an olive oil factory, a goat cheese producer, a chocolate maker, and a deli for cured sausages and hams.

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What people are saying about Aix-en-Provence

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 155 reviews

This tour was one of the best of our 3 week trip to France. Nicholas was friendly, knowledgeable and did not rush. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Aix-en-Provence!

Excellent evening

Johann was entertaining and informative. A great way to learn more about truffles and agricultural life in Provence all while watching the dogs work.

Msr. Pepin is a wonderful host and I thoroughly enjoyed the truffle hu

Very informative and lots of fun. And the truffles were delicious and the champagne flowed. One of the best things I did in Provence.

Thank you for the great experience and for making the vegan (and very delicious) tasting possible! :-)