Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Best Places to Eat in Aix en Provence
With its wealthy locals, hoards of tourists and international students, Aix en Provence ought to be teeming with brilliant restaurants. Yet finding great - and, more to the point, great-value - restaurants that do justice to the city is surprisingly difficult. I've yet to uncover the 100% perfect venue, which has everything: fine food, lovely location, super atmosphere and the right price. But I've managed to find some spots which come pretty close. Click here to read more