Archive for the ‘Patrimoine’ Category

The latest in the series of Les Dimanches de la Canebiere’ takes place  on Sunday.  These events have been created to bring people back to the town centre and seem to be getting more and more popular. Lots of activities for the family too – dance, music, games, market – here’s the programme: 2019.04.17_depliant_d2k-complet

We normally park at the MuCEM parking which is really easy on a Sunday.

Remember too that the new Jean Dubuffet expo has started at MuCEM : https://aixcentric.com/2019/04/24/dubuffet-in-marseille/

and the navettes maritimes (water buses) are running: https://aixcentric.com/2019/04/24/vieux-port-navettes-maritimes-to-start-again-this-weekend/


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First, as we are Aixcentric, let’s start in town with the annual Aix Carnaval which takes place (more…)

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It’s the site of Aix’s daily fruit and vegetable market, launched around 660 years ago. 

Place Richelme is pure Provence with heaps of seasonal produce, garden flowers, honeys, bread and pots of preserves; and all surrounded by cafes whose terraces spill out into the square.  But not any more. (more…)

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A few years ago, the Pass My Provence programme was launched to encourage Bouches-du-Rhone residents to familiarise themselves with all the interesting local tourist attractions, and so become ambassadors for the département.  The free card allows entrance on a two-for-one basis.

The new 84-pp brochure lists all the attractions in the scheme. Invaluable for locals, but also useful reference for anyone outside the area who wants to visit.

Here it is: catalogue-PassMyprovence  

Pages of good  ideas for local outings!

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Go off the beaten track in Marseille

…..from the UK Daily Mail, for budget travellers


….and a downloadable guide to interesting outings


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What a treat…six restaurants at the beautiful village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence are offering special menus for Easter Sunday and Monday. (more…)

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