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My favorite sights of Aix-en-Provence

If there was a town that I could fall in love with after a single short visit, Aix was it. I am naturally predisposed to historic places with centuries-old architecture, small, even intimate confines, and atmospheric quality. Aix-en-Provence is all that.

This one shot of a fountain and a cafè on a small square tucked away from motorized traffic perfectly explains what I like about Aix.

In Aix-en-Provence, France

There are a few of those in the old part of the town.

Just as there are many streets such as the one below on the left, with street-side restaurants taking up most of the sidewalk. Remarkable edifices, such as the Clock Tower in the shot below on the right, obviously enhance the town’s appearance.

In Aix-en-Provence, France Clock Tower, Aix-en-Provence, France

Too bad our visit to Aix had to be limited to only a few hours. The next one will be longer, I’m sure.