Prounounce Aix-en-Provence

How To Pronounce Aix-en-Provence

One question I’m frequently asked is “how do you pronounce Aix-en-Provence?” The full name is pronounced ex-on-pro-vonse, but if you want to fit in with the locals straight-away, you can shorten it to just Aix (ex). Aix is what you’ll hear most often in conversation and read in publicity for events as you stroll the …

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harvesting the vines

Harvesting the Vines

Due to the sweltering hot spring and summer of 2022, harvesting the vines that surround Aix-en-Provence began in mid-August which is about one month earlier than usual. Yet expectations are that this year’s vine harvest will yield a good quality vintage due to the unseasonably dry heat. Overall, wine production is anticipated to increase 16% …

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Marseille – Day Trip Ideas

Marseille is the second largest city in France by population (nestled between number one Paris and number three Lyon) with more than 874k residents. Situated just 32km (20-miles) to the south of Aix-en-Provence, this administrative and commercial capital of the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region is well worth a visit if your itinerary allows. In …

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Travelers Choice

Travelers Choice Award From Tripadvisor

Formerly known as the Certificate of Excellence, Tripadvisor awards a Travelers Choice designation to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on their service. For the second year in a row, Aixploring Provence proudly earned this distinction, and I look forward to …

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