Practical Information

The Pays d’Aix has medium sized towns and villages within an agglomeration that provides all the infrastructures for education, housing, transport and parking, leisure activities… and there is always the climate.

 

Climate:

  • 300 days of sunshine per year
  • average temperatures of 13° (over 25° in August and 6° in January)

Education:

  • 50 nurseries
  • + 200 nurseries and primary schools
  • 31 colleges
  • 21 high schools
  • 7 bilingual schools (including an international high school)
  • Aix Marseille University
  • Ecoles nationales supérieures…

Housing (Pays d’Aix):

  • Global number of housing :168.215
  • Council housing: 22.250
  • Student accommodation: 4.808(CROUS and social landlords)

Leisure:

  • 3 cinema complexes
  • 45 show and congress halls
  • 40 libraries
  • 20 museums
  • Provence markets
  • 5 commercial zones including Plan de Campagne (largest in Europe).