Aix-en-Provence - Provence - Fontaine de la Rotonde - Cours Mirabeau
Vincent Beaume

A weekend at the Festival d'Aix

Saturday

A day in Aix-en-Provence

Roasted coffee

In the morning, enjoy local products in one of the many open air markets of Aix-en-Provence and savor one of the coffees of the world offered by the Brûlerie of the Place Richelme.

Académie - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015
Master class of the Académie

At noon, do not miss the master class 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.

Gourmet lunch

For lunchtime, experience a creative gourmet meal by the chef Marc de Passorio who will be hosting you in the unusual setting of the Esprit de la Violette.

Musée Granet

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

Coffee break at Caumont Centre d'Art

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

Tête-à-tête avec Robert Carsen 2015
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.

Prélude - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2014
Prélude: introduction to the opera performances

Before the performance, the Festival invites the audience to a Prélude: an introduction to the work by shedding light on its genesis, music and libretto and taking place an hour before every opera performance at the scheduled venue.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Festival d'Aix 2015, Théâtre de l'Archevêché
Opera under the clear Provence sky

The time for opera has come, enjoy the performance!

The complete programme of the Festival d'Aix 2017

Sunday

A day in the Château Lacoste

Château Lacoste
Château Lacoste

Wine tasting and visit of one of the most beautiful sites of the Puy Sainte-Réparade area: the Château Lacoste. Have a walk in the woods, hills, olive groves and vineyards while discovering art pieces and the conteporary architecture designed in situ.

Académie Mozart - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2016
Aix en Juin

In June, do not miss the Aix en Juin events in Aix-en-Provence and in its surroundings.