"We both loved Aix"

Aix-en-Provence
Public DomainAix-en-Provence - Credit: J.-C. Curtet
Aix, or Aix en Provence, is also known as the town of art or the town of water. It is esteemed for its preserved heritage and countless castles, chapels and shrines standing proud against the glorious landscape of Provence.

Aix boasts an array of museums, galleries and libraries, dominating cathedrals and historical buildings now converted into plush hotels and restaurants. It is famous for being a university town and also has several training colleges, a college of arts and design and is an internationally recognised centre for many international study programs.