Aix-en-Provence is a city situated in the South Est of France in the county of Bouches du Rhône part of the Provence Region.
The city was founded by the Romans about 120 years B-C and became the capital of Provence during the 15th century. During this period the successful merchants participates to make Aix en Provence a major cultural and artistic place.
Aix en Provence is a city of water and has about 130 foutains all over the town.The city benefits of a beautiful architecture and a lot of terraces and is a great example of what the good Provencal life style is.
The famous painter Paul Cezanne was from Aix en Provence and is known for being the father of the post-impressionism. He has particular painted the Sainte Victoire Mountain which watches the city.
Aix en Provence is geographically very well situated between Marseille and the Luberon mountain range famous for the beautiful landscapes made of vineyards, olive groves, lavender fields and perched villages.
Take a private tour from Aix en Provence and discover the excellent wines of Provence.