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Villa Gallici 

Hotel 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.
Discover the universe of our hotel with the many photo galleries, take advantage of our special offers and make your reservationdirectly online
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

Restaurant news
 

  • Our Restaurant is open everyday except on Monday and Wednesday at Lunch.
  • On July, the restaurant is open 7 days a week.

 

News in Aix-en-Provence
 

Events during the year in Aix-en-Provence

Through thislinkyou canfind out allthe newsfrom the city ofAix enProvence,but alsoits surroundings, monthafter month.

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 enProvence, town ofinsipationand life:

The visitwill naturallystartwithin walking distance ofVillaGalliciwhere you will discoverwithemotionThe AtelierPaulCézanne.This placepossessesall the secretsand wondersthat the painterwas ableto communicatein his works.
Around common andfamiliar objects,you can feelthe soulof the artist andletyourself be guided byhis manysourcesof inspiration.

La Bastide duJas deBouffan,locatedin the heart ofProvenceAix, can be visited allyear.

Place where PaulCezanneand hisfamily lived until 1899, you will findits maininspirationandhis firstpaintingsonthe walls of thelivingpatterns.

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 :

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.

  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.PavillonVendomeand its garden " à la francaise "islocated in the heartof the city and itis oneof the greatest treasuresinherited from theGrand Siècle.
Purchasedin 1906 byHenriDoblerwhocarried out the richwork of restoringandfurnishing the building, the Pavillon Vendomewassubsequentlybequeathedto the city ofAix enProvence.Rich in its works andcollections, it became a Museum in 1990 and welcomes numerousexhibitions of modernand contemporary Art.

The Easter Festival 2020, will run from April 4th to April 19th 2020 :

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 2020 will symbolize, this year again, the real union between Music and Passion.
D
iscover or rediscover artists of today and talents of tomorrow.

Festival Art Lyrique Aix en Provence From June 30th to July 18th 2020:

Le Festival International d'Art Lyrique marks the appointment betweenprestigious artistsand the city ofAix enProvence.Thisartisticunionhas frommany yearssymbolizestheprimptempsandJulyappointment.

 The International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron

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 39th Festival will start from July 18th to August 18th, 2020

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 until January 5th 2020, about the amazing work of the great Van Gogh, 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 .
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, Mickael Féval, Côté Cours or Le Formal enchant you with their inventive gourmet cuisine.
Aix en Provence offers everyone a place of life, charm, elegance, relaxation and escape.

Aix en Provence, town of inspiration
 

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Take a moment to admire the Paul Cézanne's places of life.

Start your discovery by visiting his studio, not far from the Villa Gallici, this place collects all the secrets and wonders that the painter has been able to communicate in his artworks.

Then, discover the place where the painter grew up with his family : Bastide du Jas de Bouffan. You will find there his main inspirational motifs and his first paintings painted on the walls of the living room.

The city of Aix en Provence also offers a very rich and diverse cultural program, particularly within the Granet Museum.

Between curiosity and love of Art, you will discover many treasures hidden in the heart of the city. Nearly 500 paintings, sculptures and archaeological pieces are available in this amazing place. In addition to the permanent collections (Granet, Ingres, Donation from Cézanne to Giacometti ...), the Granet Museum proposes every year few temporary exhibitions to discover a part of the history...

You will also find the emblematic Centre d'Art Caumont located in the historic Mazarin district. This mansion, transformed into a museum, hosts a unique exhibition each season. This place steeped in history will introduce you to the architecture of old Aix buildings and also a magnificent courtyard with its garden surveyed by plants typical of beautiful 18th century Aix residences.

Finally, let's look to the future, the city of Aix en Provence invites you to walk through the door of the Vasarely Foundation and discover the artist's 44 monumental works. This "polychrome city of happiness" is the very expression of Art for all and skillfully integrates art into architecture.

Aix en provence, the provencal city

Discover the Provencal life...

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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.

Granet Museum

Discover the works of Paul Cézanne and many others ...

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Come to discover one of the most famous museum in Aix en Provence located in town.

This museum, rich in discoveries, allows you to discover a superb collection of 73 works by great masters.

The collection includes a remarkable set of nineteen artworks by Alberto Giacometti (paintings, sculptures, drawings) created between 1940 and 1969, as well as works by Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Piet Mondrian, Paul Klee, Balthus, Giorgio Morandi, Bram van Velde, Nicolas de Staël, or even Tal Coat.

Outside the Museum, located in the Chapel of the White Penitents, you will find the Planque collection

This great Swiss collector has built up a collection of nearly 300 paintings, drawings and sculptures from the impressionists and post-impressionists (Cézanne, Monet, Van Gogh, Degas) to major artists of the twentieth century such as Bonnard, Picasso, Braque, Léger , de Staël or Dubuffet.

For the 2021 season, the Granet Museum is pleased to offer you the "Pharaoh, Osiris and the Mummy" exhibition devoted to ancient Egypt. Find major pieces such as bas-reliefs from the great pyramid of Cheops, several first-rate stelae, a sarcophagus and its mummy, the extraordinary mummy of the Nile monitor lizard and, among other monumental pieces, the royal colossus of the line of the pharaohs Ramses. Find this event at the Granet Museum until September 26, 2021.

L'hôtel de Caumont

The Hotel de Caumont, the cultural destination of Aix en Provence...

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The Caumont art centreis 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.

Every year, it hosts two temporary exhibitions devoted to the great names in art. A film on painter Cezanne and his connection to the region, Cezanne au pays d’Aix, is shown every day. A wide variety of concerts, musical performances and lectures complete the programme.

From May 19th to October 10th 2021, The Hôtel de Caumont Art Centre is presenting an exhibition of artworks by the French-Chinese artist Zao Wou-Ki (1920- 2013), organised in collaboration with the Zao Wou-Ki Foundation. The exhibition regroups 76 works dating from 1935 to 2009 (oils on canvas, watercolours, and works in China ink on paper) held in public and private collections.

Soon, the Caumont Art Center will have the pleasure of welcoming the Cini "Treasures of Venise" Collection.

For the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Giorgio Cini Foundation, the Hôtel de Caumont offers a trip to Venice presenting masterpieces from the Cini collection, one of the most important collections of ancient Italian art.

Exhibition available from November 19th 2021 to March 27th 2022.

The Careers Lights of Les Baux de Provence

Discover the artworks of the greatest masters at Les Baux de Provence ...

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The city of Les Baux de Provence invites you in the heart of its careers for the projection of the most beautiful paintings of great artists.

From May 19th 2021 to January 2nd 2022, discover two amazing exhubitions onsite.

Cezanne, The master of Provence: The new digital and immersive exhibition in the Carrières de Lumières will present Cézanne’s most significant works, such as his still lifes of apples, The Card Players (1890–95), and The Great Bathers (circa 1906).
 

Wassily Kandinsky, the Odyssey of Abstraction : After ‘Cezanne, the Master of Provence’, The Carrières de Lumières is presenting a production lasting around ten minutes, created from works executed by the prolife and visionary artist, Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). A painter, poet, art theorist, and founder of abstract art, Kandinsky revolutionised the history of art with his many compositions, which are now exhibited around the world.

Festival Art Lyrique Aix en Provence

Discover the prestigious Festival of music...

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The international festival of music marks the appointment between prestigious artists and the city of Aix en Provence.

https://festival-aix.com/en

The International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron

Enjoy a memorable musical moment ...

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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 Chateau de Florans's park and its sumptuous gardens, you will meet a succession of young talents and artists of international fame to the rhythms of different musical styles.

http://www.festival-piano.com/en