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Hotel Villa Gallici: News
La Villa Gallici is pleased to present its brand-new website. You will find all the information you need to prepare your stay in Aix-en-Provence.
The Villa Gallici is also very pleased to present the new website of the Hotel Saint Paul ***** Relais & Chateaux situated at Saint Paul de Vence , little brother of La Villa Gallici
- Our Restaurant is open everyday except on Monday and Wednesday at Lunch.
- On July, the restaurant is open 7 days a week.
- The annual closing of the hotel and restaurant is in January.
News in Aix-en-Provence
Events during the year in Aix-en-Provence
Aix en provence, city of Arts
City of leisure, culture and architecture , the city of Aix en Provence is also a place where to live in the shadow of its huge and countless trees.
Within its traditional old streets , Aix en Provence confess its secrets and tells you his story.
Fountains, churches, cathedrals, parklands, libraries and museums are all visible strengths lets not suggest the unique atmosphere of the city.
Traditional markets are the appointment of residents but also tourists eager to immerse themselves in the Aix life.
The flower market, enhanced by the sun of Provence , welcomes you every morning on the Place de la Mairie.
Guided by the scent of fruits and vegetables in season , you can continue your marketplace Richelme and indulge in the variety of street vendors around the Palais de Justice and Place des Precheurs .
Aix en Provence, lively city in all seasons, is also a haven for nature lovers . His campaign and its enchanting surroundings will charm you as it has inspired for many years the painter and the " emblem " of the city, Paul Cezanne.
Aix en Provence, town of insipation and life:
The visit will naturally start within walking distance of Villa Gallici where you will discover with emotion The Atelier Paul Cézanne. This place possesses all the secrets and wonders that the painter was able to communicate in his works.
Around common and familiar objects, you can feel the soul of the artist and let yourself be guided by his many sources of inspiration.
La Bastide du Jas de Bouffan, located in the heart of Provence Aix, can be visited all year.
Place where Paul Cezanne and his family lived until 1899, you will find its main inspiration and his first paintings on the walls of the living patterns.
The Granet Museum is one of the must-sees of your stay in Aix en Provence.
Between curiosity and love of art, you will discover many hidden in the heart of Aix en Provence Treasures .
Nearly 500 paintings, sculptures and pieces of archeology are to discover.
In addition to the permanent collections ( Granet, Ingres, Cézanne's donations to Giacometti ... ), the Granet Museum adds new wonders and offers the likings of seasons incontounables exhibitions :
From now and until April 24th 2016, enjoy the exhibition "Les 10 ans d'Acquisitions, 2006-2016" with paintings from Cézanne, Corot, Granet,...
The Granet museum hosts this magnificent collection Henry & Rose Pearlman, met between 1943 and 1974 by the businessman Henry Pearlman ( 1895-1974 )
This exhibition brings together fifty works of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist period whose major works of Camille Pissarro, Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Chaim Soutine ... and priceless watercolors by Paul Cézanne.
L'hotel de Caumont, Centre d'Art d'Aix-en-Provence is a truly Aixoise destination.
Founded between 1715 and 1742, it is an old 'Hotel Particulier' or Penthouse located in the oldest Quarter of Aix called Le Quartier Mazarin.
it was before that and from 1964, the 'Conservatoire de Musique' of the city ; it is now a Museum.
From October 22nd to April 17th 2017, a special exhibit about the great Marylin Monroe, 'Marylin Monroe sous l'oeil des photographes'.
Looking to the future, Aix en Provence invites you to pass the door of the Vasarely Foundation and discover the 44 monumental works of the artist.
This "polychrome city of happiness" is the symbol of the great fusion of Art and Architecture.
Pavillon Vendome and its garden " à la francaise " is located in the heart of the city and it is one of the greatest treasures inherited from the Grand Siècle.
Purchased in 1906 by Henri Dobler who carried out the rich work of restoring and furnishing the building, the Pavillon Vendome was subsequently bequeathed to the city of Aix en Provence. Rich in its works and collections, it became a Museum in 1990 and welcomes numerous exhibitions of modern and contemporary Art.
The Easter Festival 2017, will run from April 10th to April 23rd 2017 :
Its first edition in 2013 marks the desire but also the success of the city of Aix en Provence to enter in the musical life of excellence.
With a great program, the Ester Festival 2016 will symbolize, this year again, the real union between Music and Passion.
From April 10th to April 23rd 2017, discover or rediscover artists of today and talents of tomorrow.
Festival Art Lyrique Aix en Provence:
Le Festival International d'Art Lyrique marks the appointment between prestigious artists and the city of Aix en Provence. This artistic union has from many years symbolizes the primptemps and July appointment.
This year, the dates are from July 3rd to July 22nd 2017
The International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron
For nearly 35 years, the International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron symbolizes a moment of exception in the music and piano's world.
In the heart of the Parc du Chateau de Florans and its sumptuous gardens, you will meet a succession of young talents and artists of international fame to the rhythms of different musical styles.
The 36th Festival will start from July 21st to August 19th, 2017
The Careers Lights of Les Baux de Provence
Visit the beauty of a unique spectacle in the heart of Les Carrières de Lumières at Les Baux de Provence.
Located at around 50 minutes from Aix en Provence, the city of Les Baux de Provence invites you in the heart of its careers for the projection of the most beautifyl paintings of great artists.
A special film will be shown from March 4th 2017 to January 7th 2018, about the amazing work of the great Georges Méliès, in order to present his work.
Shopping and Gastronomy:
Enjoy the pleasures offered by the city of Aix en Provence and push the door of your favorite shops .
At the turn of the countless alleys that the city, you will not remain insensitive to the illuminated windows in all seasons.
From the Cours Mirabeau to the Allées Provencales, a new area dedicated to shopping, many stores and discover charming shops that will bring happiness to everyone.
Agnes Pelllegin, Rolex, Bellini and Marlin will present their sumptuous jewels. Department Longchamps, Eres , Yolaine Messali , Corneliani delight you with their new collections.
For gourmets, the city will reveal its secrets and tradition and let you be guided by sweet scents. You will discover the richness of the largest Pastry city. House Bechard is the perfect example. Located on the Cours Mirabeau it regales the young and old with its patisseries of yesteryear.
In the shade of the trees or under the sun of Provence, there are many bars, restaurants with traditional Provencal flavors that will open you the doors .
The Bistroquet which is located on a typical square in the historic center and it offers traditional cuisine in a warm and elegant atmosphere. On the Place des Cardeurs, a lot of restaurant will popose you their kitchen, such as Juste en face, Bistrot des Philosophes. Other unmissable places such as Mitch or Le Formal enchant you with their inventive gourmet cuisine.
Aix en Provence offers everyone a place of life, charm, elegance, relaxation and escape.