Aix-en-Provence - Provence - Place Richelme - Marché
Vincent Beaume

A few days at the Festival d'Aix

Day 1

First steps in Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence - Provence - Place de l'Hôtel de Ville
Visit of the historical city center

Café terraces and restaurants, veggies market, flower market, shopping and walk on the cours Mirabeau.

Atelier Opéra en Création, Ghost Opera, Académie 2015
Master class of the Académie

At noon, do not miss the master class of the Académie at the Hôtel Maynier d’Oppède, rue Gaston de Saporta. There, you will get the opportunity to buy your Pass valid for all the duration of the Festival.

Aix-en-Provence - Provence
Lunch in town

Choose your restaurant with Table 13

Visit of the Musée Granet

After lunch, visit the Musée Granet. Its collection includes nearly 600 paintings, sculptures and archaeological pieces.

Hôtel de Caumont - Centre d'Art

Nearby the Musée Granet, for tea time, visit this historical site offering an extensive programme of cultural events open to all throughout the year and quietly enjoy a pastry at Café Caumont Centre d’Art.

Tête-à-tête avec Stéphane Degout
Tête-à-tête with the artists

At 6pm, do not miss the Tête-à-Tête in the presbytary courtyard of the Palais de l’Ancien Archevêché to meet and discuss with an artist or a guest of the Festival.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Festival d'Aix 2015, Théâtre de l'Archevêché
Performance at the Théâtre de l'Archevêché

All you need to know about the Théâtre de l'Archevêché: its history, its 2018 programme and useful information

Discover the mythical Theatre of the Festival d'Aix

Day 2

Aix-en-Provence

autoportrait de Paul Cézanne
Visit of the Atelier de Cézanne

Less than 15 minutes walk from the Palais de l'Archevêché, discover the studio of the modern painting's father.

Aix-en-Provence - Provence
Outdoor lunch

Choose your restaurant with Table 13

Gourmet visits

In the afternoon, take part in the workshop to create your own calissons or to make your own chocolate!

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence - Grand Théâtre de Provence
Opera at the Grand Théâtre de Provence

With a glass of champagne during the interval!

All you need to know about the Grand Théâtre de Provence: its history, its 2018 programme and useful information

Discover the Grand Théâtre de Provence

Day 3

In Marseilles

Vieux Port - Notre Dame de la Garde - Marseille
Walking tour

Walk by the Vieux Port, discover Panier neighbourhood and make a stop in one of Marseilles' famous soap factory.

Lunch

Choose your restaurant with Table 13

Mucem - Marseille
Visit of the Vieille Charité and of the Mucem

From the Mucem's viewpoint discover a unique panorama over the Mediterranean and Marseilles!

Evening in Aix at the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume

Attend the opera Seven Stones by Ondřej Adámek at the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume.

All you need to know about the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume: its history, its 2018 programme and useful information of an 18th century Italian-style auditorium

Discover the history of this Italian-style theater

Day 4

Lifestyle in the Baux-de-Provence

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Discover Saint-Rémy-de-Provence's village and its art galleries. Visit the museum Estrine then go for a walk in the Carrières de lumières and in the Baux-de-Provence's village, awarded "Most beautiful French village".

Lunch

Choose your restaurant with Table 13

Pays d'Aix - Provence
Olive-growing

Enjoy the afternoon with the discovery of the olive-growing culture with the mouliniers de Fontvieille and in the Baux-de-Provence valley.

Evening in Aix at the Conservatoire

Attend the Klangforum Ensemble's concert and the concerts of the Académie at the Auditorium of the Conservatoire Darius Milhaud.

Day 5

Arles at the boundaries of Camargue

Van Gogh
Réattu Museum

Visit the Réattu Museum, Arles' fine arts museum.

Lunch

For lunchtime, experience the Camargue and Arles gastronomy by choosing your restaurant with Table 13.

Fondation Luma

Discover the Fondation Luma, experimental artistic centre and programme.

Projection sur grand écran de Rigoletto au Théâtre de Verdure, Aix-en-Provence
Projection on the big screen

Attend the projection on the big screen of an opera of the Festival d'Aix.

Google map of the projections on the big screen