Place Richelme, Aix-en-Provence

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An Aix-traordinary Walking City Tour of Aix-en-Provence

An Aix-traordinary Walking City Tour of Aix-en-Provence

Are you eager to delve into Aix's rich history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine? Craving to explore unfamiliar streets? Looking forward to meeting a local with Franco-British roots and getting insider tips? If so, we have the perfect tour for you! Enjoy a relaxing walk through the charming city, marveling at its numerous grand mansions. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the city's history, including: - The Roman foundation of the city - The influence of religion during the medieval era - Its rise as the "Paris of the South" during the Renaissance - Its reputation as a "sleeping beauty" in the 19th century - The liberation by the US Army and the French Connection - Its current role as a leader in human science and technology Capture memorable photos at the stunning 'Fontaine des Quatre Dauphins'. Take a break at a café to soak in the sights, sounds, and scents of Provence's bustling morning markets, or opt for an afternoon apéro to enjoy the city's crisp atmosphere while raising a glass. Wrap up your tour at the majestic Cathedral.

Provencal Market Walking Tour with Tastings

Provencal Market Walking Tour with Tastings

Immerse yourself in the flavors, scents, and sounds of some of the best farmers markets in Aix-en-Provence on this guided walking tour of Place de Richelme and Place des Prêcheurs. Blend in with local shoppers while exploring items like specialty meats, spices, clothes, and more. Following a meet and greet at a local cafe with your guide, start exploring the markets. Get insider knowhow of the best stalls and recommendations on what to buy with a local guide that knows many of the people at the market. Some of the items you’ll find at both markets include fruits and vegetables and lavender. At the Prêcheurs market, find even more items including spices, clothing, and specialty meats such as Corsican meat. Shop fresh produce and prepared lunches made daily. The Place Richelme is open daily while Place des Prêcheurs is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only. Whether visiting both markets or just Place Richelme, you’ll be exposed to a variety of French and Provencal market foods and products.

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