Aix saw the birth of Cezanne, and Cezanne was born here in the light.. here you will find the Mountain of Saint Victoire which he painted so often; you must climb it, the view is magical.
Walks along the avenue Mirabeau and through the old districts. In the market the profusion of color and fragrances remind you that you are in Provence. In Avignon, papal center, the Popes palace is as immense and awe-inspiring as a fortress... see the Petit Palais. its museums, its lively streets, and the famous Pont St. Benezet.. "one dances here" in the words of the famous French counting rhyme... Avignon is an essential theatrical meeting place - with its summer festival.