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The annual ‘Marche des Rois’ is taking place on Sunday 14th January.  It’s a must for families, photographers and lovers of Provence. (more…)


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Father Christmas in Aix!

Photo from La Provence

I hear that the lack of local snow and ice has led Father Christmas to abandon his sleigh this year in favour of a Diabline (more…)

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So far, the centre of Aix has seemed busier than ever: we saw lots of visitors at the

The vin chaud is always a crowd-pleaser at the Aix Christmas market

Christmas market last weekend. As ever, the most popular chalets were (more…)

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This weekend, 14th and 15th October, the Musée Provençal des Transports Gare de la Barque at Fuveau is holding their 12th Steam Engine festival.

There will be vintage cars, old engines, rides, and the opportunity to travel on the Petit Train de Sainte Victoire (clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iuwGbjT4Ho)

Price:  5€ individual/10€ for a family ticket for 2 adults + 2 children/ free for the under 5s. 

Details : 06 10 39 24 22 – http://www.cppva.com/ 

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This is a must for your diary if you are in the Aix area on Friday 16th June….Les Grooms are appearing in Trets.  If you have seen them in Aix in past years, you will know how good this band is – and how amusing. (more…)

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June is upon us and with it, so much to do. This post will just cover the upcoming weekend….with a listing for the rest of the month to follow. (more…)

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This is a young festival, both in its age – it’s just three years old, and in its appeal.  It’s a mix of swing and jazz music, Harley rides, dance classes, vintage stalls, food trucks, picnics and family fun, hopefully in the sunshine. (more…)

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