last update : December 2017
The town is nice for spending time with your family and exploring the area of Aix en Provence during a vacation. But, there is not much to do in the town other than spend nice sunny days in a rented house with a pool and enjoy some family time. The town offers affordable country house perfect for families - with pools, olive fields and especially large and peaceful gardens.
This town is known mainly because it has a wonderful mountain as it's view - Mont Saint Victoire whose special charm is that according to the seasons and the amount of sun - the mountain seems to be changing colors!
Hiking the mountain (there is an easy path, about six and a half kilometers long) will lead you to an observation point. You'll see a dam built in 1854 by architect Francois Zola, the father of Emil Zola who became one of the most talented french writers in France.
The great French painter Paul Cezanne painted the mountain in all its colors:
A short 20 minute drive to Aix-en-Provence and you can visit his studio!
9 Avenue Paul Cézanne
On Mondays there is a local market, fruits and vegetables stands, a number of stands for jewelry and clothes, cheeses and of course - fish and seafood! You will be surprised by the cheap prices. However, In a town of nearly 10,000 people we might have expected a little more from this market ..