Tourist Sites

The beauty of these sites, combined with a climate that enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine per year ensures high tourist activity in the Pays d’Aix:

 

  • Approximately 800,000 tourists per year (1/3 of which are foreigners)
  • The Pays d’Aix has over 3,196 hotel rooms, i.e. ¼ of the hotel rooms in the department, 21% of the rooms in luxury hotels
  • Tourist activity (number of nights): 1 million
  • Hotel occupancy rate: 67.2%
  • Average length of the stay: 5 days
  • Number of congresses organised: 62
  • Number of participants: 23,000
  • Number of museum visitors: 613,300.

(2014 figures)

 

The Pays d’Aix has much to offer. Come and discover the beauty of its landscapes, the châteaux, abbeys, ancient Provence dwellings and more:

  • Château de Vauvenargues, Cabriès, …
  • Picturesque villages: Ventabren, Jouques, …
  • Beffroi de Lambesc
  • Cézanne’sRoad
  • Jardins d’Albertas
  • Abbaye de Silvacane
  • Provence markets
  • Leisure parks…

 

Within 2 hours drive:

  • Regional nature parks of Camargue and Luberon
  • Les Alpilles
  • Southern Alps and the Parc national des Ecrins
  • Côte d’Azur and the Parc national du Mercantour
  • The Côte bleue and the Calanques
  • The towns of Arles, Nîmes, Avignon, Montpellier
  • The Haute Provence and the village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie