Hotel close to the Atelier Cézanne in Aix-en-Provence : tourism
The Atelier de Cézanne, the Sainte-Victoire, the Granet Museum, Marseilles, Avignon, Cassis, the French Riviera and the Luberon: Provence awaits you at La Villa Gallici.
From our luxury hotel in Aix-en-Provence, enjoy easy access to the town which used to be home to King René, with its major museums and tourist sites. Thanks to its central location, it is also possible to visit Provence: from the Camargue to the Luberon, via the Alpilles, the French Riviera and its rocky coves, enjoy a unique experience in the South of France.
Access the centre of Aix-en-Provence in just a few minutes. Let yourself be charmed by this town's very special atmosphere and stroll around its picturesque streets, from the fountains to the lively squares. In the heart of the old town, discover the Tour de l’Horloge, the town's old belfry, as well as Saint-Sauveur Cathedral.
In the heart of the Mazarin neighbourhood, pay a visit to Place des Quatre Dauphins at the centre of which stands a magnificent fountain. Another must is the Rotonde fountain, which dominates the famous Cours Mirabeau.
In the surroundings:
When talking about Aix-en-Provence, it is impossible not to mention the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. It was made famous be the artist Paul Cézanne, who painted a multitude of "portraits" of it. On foot, by car, or by mountain bike, do not miss this emblem of Provence.
Take advantage of Aix-en-Provence’s central location to visit the region. In Avignon, discover the famous Popes' Palace and the world-famous Saint-Bénezet Bridge. Not far away, the village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence offers a typical Provencal atmosphere, much appreciated by artists.
At the foot of the Alpilles, Les Baux-de-Provence, a famous medieval village built at the summit of a rocky peak, will delight you with its authentic character and tourist facilities.
Marseilles is also very close by: the Phocean city is packed with surprises, such as Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, which watches over the Old Port, the Canebière, and the picturesque neighbourhood of the Panier.
Moreover, since a few, Marseille has a new treasure : Le MUCEM.
A Museum,three sites: The heart of thenew museum wasbuilt by the architectRudyRicciottiandreppresents a placededicated to thediscoveryof the major stepsof Mediterranean civilizationsplace.
TheFortSaint-Jean, famous historicalmonumentdating from the twelfthcentury marksthe second step ofthe visit, which, throughitsamazinglandscape, offersthe wealth ofcollections of artsand populartraditions.
Thetourends inthe neighborhood ofBelle de Mai, which houses theCentre for ConservationandResources (CCR),designed by architectCorinneVezzoni.
On both sides of Marseilles, treat yourself to a privileged moment in the rocky coves of the coast. The ones in Cassis are particularly famous, as much for their turquoise waters as their well-preserved natural environment.
Set out on an excursion around the Luberon. Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and its antiques market, Lourmarin, Gordes, Ansouis and its castle, Cadenet, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse all extend a warm invitation to visitors.
After visits or if you just want to cool down, La Villa Gallici invites you to take advantage of its outdoor swimming pool. In the shade of the cypress trees, lulled by the song of the cicadas and the fragrance of lavender, take advantage of a soothing and relaxing moment. The hotel also has a gym, ideal for keeping fit throughout your stay.
For your evening activities, pay a visit to one of the many nightclubs in Aix-en-Provence. Guaranteed ambience and effervescence!
The most athletic guests also have the opportunity to try out the many sports activities. The coast and the sea are only a fifteen minute drive away. Many footpaths and mountain biking trails are also available. And, golf enthusiasts have not been forgotten: the famous
Pont-Royal course, designed by Severiano Ballesteros, is about thirty kilometres away, in Mallemort.