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An Aix-eptional Experience: the Cathedral of Aix-en-Provence

Cathedral of St Saviour, Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d’Aix-en-Provence, France The elegant town of Aix-en-Provence has an unexpectedly low-key cathedral.  There isn’t a huge square in front, there’s only one bell tower, and the outside looks a tad decrepit.  Once you go inside, however, the dark interior gradually brightens up and offers a cosy space for exploration and worship. The cathedral is…

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A Day in Aix-en-Provence: Three Must-Dos

Aix-en-Provence, France The smart, attractive southern French town of Aix has quite a different vibe to it’s neighbour, Marseille.  It’s sleepy, it’s refined, it gave birth to the delightful confection, the calisson… and it’s served as an inspirational spot to paint for countless artists. Certainly if you are a fan of Cézanne, Aix is worth a visit.  He was born…

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