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Art and Food in Aix-en-Provence

Art and Food in Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France (B)

Part of the reason for coming to beautiful Aix en Provence was to be able to wake up in the morning and know that it would be hot, the sky blue and the sun would be shining. I wasn’t disappointed. A little bit of cloud covered the sky briefly in the middle of the day but in the main it’s been a glorious day; hot and sunny but not uncomfortably hot. Just perfect.

I breakfasted in the hotel. It seemed easy on my first morning, though in general I’m not fond of hotel breakfasts. I like just some cereal, yogurt and fruit so a huge array of food isn’t my thing and, in this case, a waste of €16. For me, coffee and pastry comes a little later.

There are lots of things I want to do here but a gourmet traveller’s priority has to be seeking out the local food market. In Aix there’s a daily market in Place Richelme. I’m starting to know my way round. I walked through a quiet Place Cardeurs – a complete contrast to the liveliness there last night – and first found a flower market in Place de l’Hotel de Ville. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Art and Food in Aix-en-Provence
Guide Location: France » Aix-en-Provence
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on Author's Website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2013/08/13/art-and-food-in-aix-en-provence/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Place de l’Hotel de Ville
  • Place Cardeurs
  • Place Richelme
  • Bar de l’Horloge
  • Musee Granet
  • Le Petit Verdot
  • Cezanne’s studio