Travel Budget for Aix-en-Provence

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France

How much does it cost to travel to Aix-en-Provence?

How much money will you need for your trip to Aix-en-Provence? You should plan to spend around €111 ($122) per day on your vacation in Aix-en-Provence, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €26 ($29) on meals for one day and €26 ($29) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Aix-en-Provence for a couple is €129 ($143). So, a trip to Aix-en-Provence for two people for one week costs on average €1,550 ($1,714). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    111
  • One Week Per person
    775
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    1,550
  • One Month Per person
    3,322
  • One Week For a couple
    1,550
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    3,100
  • One Month For a couple
    6,643
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A vacation to Aix-en-Provence for one week usually costs around €775 for one person. So, a trip to Aix-en-Provence for two people costs around €1,550 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €3,100 in Aix-en-Provence. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Aix-en-Provence can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is Aix-en-Provence?

How much does a trip to Aix-en-Provence cost? Is Aix-en-Provence expensive? The average Aix-en-Provence trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Aix-en-Provence prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

While meal prices in Aix-en-Provence can vary, the average cost of food in Aix-en-Provence is €26 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Aix-en-Provence should cost around €11 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Aix-en-Provence is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

The cost of a taxi ride in Aix-en-Provence is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €26 per person, per day, on local transportation in Aix-en-Provence.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    65
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    129
  • Food2 Meals for one day
    26
  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    2.10
  • Local Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    26
  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    18
  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    11
Flights to Aix-en-Provence

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How much money do I need for Aix-en-Provence?

Typical travel prices in Aix-en-Provence are listed below. These actual costs can give you an idea of the price of travel in Aix-en-Provence. Please keep in mind that the cost of travel in Aix-en-Provence can vary depending on your specific style of travel.


  • Dinner for 2
    47


Typical tour prices for Aix-en-Provence

How much do tours to Aix-en-Provence cost? Multi-day tours can often be an effecient way to see the highlights of a country or region.

  • Contiki Tours for 18-35 year olds
    15 days
    $ 2100
    ($140/day)
  • Intrepid Small group tours for everyone
    8 days
    $ 1250
    ($156/day)
  • Trafalgar Award-winning tours
    8 days
    $ 1175
    ($147/day)
  • G Adventures Adventure and cultural tours
    8 days
    $ 1300
    ($163/day)
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Aix-en-Provence Aix en Provence
Aix-en-Provence is a city in the south of France about 20 miles north of Marseille. It was the birthplace of Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. A walking trail links sites including his childhood home, Jas de Bouffan, and his former studio, Atelier Cezanne. The white limestone mountain Sainte-Victoire overlooking the city as well as the surrounding countryside were frequent subjects of his works. The city is all class with its flourishing boulevards and public squares are lined with 17th- and 18th-century mansions, punctuated by gurgling moss-covered fountains. Haughty stone lions guard its grandest avenue, cafe-laced cours Mirabeau, where fashionable Aixois relax on terraces sipping espresso. While Aix-en-Provence is a student hub, its upscale appeal make it more unique and charming to visit than some university towns.
Sights
The Cours Mirabeau is a wide thoroughfare, planted with double rows of plane-trees, bordered by fine houses and decorated by fountains. It follows the line of the old city wall and divides the town into two sections. The new town extends to the south and west; the old town, with its narrow, irregular streets and its old mansions dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, lies to the north. Along this avenue, which is lined on one side with banks and on the other with cafes, is the Deux Garcons, the most famous brasserie in Aix-en-Provence.

The Cathedral of the Holy Saviour is situated to the north in the medieval part of Aix-en-Provence. Built on the site of a former Roman forum and an adjacent basilica, it contains a mixture of all styles from the 5th to the 17th century, including a richly decorated portal in the Gothic style with doors elaborately carved in walnut. The interior contains 16th-century tapestries, a 15th-century triptych, depicting King Rene and his wife on the side panels, as well as a Merovingian baptistery, its Renaissance dome supported by original Roman columns. The archbishop's palace (Palais de l'Archeveche) and a Romanesque cloister connect to the cathedral on its south side.

The Hotel de Ville, a building in the classical style of the middle of the 17th century, looks onto a picturesque square (place de l'Hotel de Ville). It contains some fine woodwork and tapestries. At its side rises a beautiful clock-tower erected in 1510.
Neighborhoods
The Cours Mirabeau is one of Europe's great boulevards. The first thing you're likely to see when you arrive, it cuts a dash of Parisian Left Bank chic and sophistication under the sun of Aix-en-Provence. On the south side of the thoroughfare, the 17th and 18th century houses are occupied today by banks and businesses. On the north, sunny side, an array of bookshops and enticing pavement caf├ęs are an invitation to linger, or to dive into the labyrinthine Old Town behind them.

Aix-en-Provence's Old Town is perfectly poised to seduce the visitor with its winding streets, craft shops, boutiques, restaurants, elegant squares, refreshing fountains, markets - and all steeped in centuries, if not millennia, of history. You can get a free fold-out map from the Aix en Provence Tourist Office with brief notes on the most important buildings and sights, which include the place d'Alberta, Palais de Justice, the Church of the Maiden, and many others, plus the many colorful markets that line the streets daily.

The Mazarin Quarter is Aix-en-Provence's answer to the Marais in Paris. Like it, this ultra-elegant residential district was built on marshland just outside what was then the city walls and swiftly became the most desirable address in town.

Activities
Aix holds two significant musical events each year. The first is the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, An important opera festival, the Festival international d'Art Lyrique, founded in 1948, now ranks with those in Bayreuth, Salzburg and Glyndebourne. The festival takes place in late June and July each year. The main venues in Aix-en-Provence itself are the outdoor Theatre de l'Archeveche in the former garden of the archbishop's palace, the recently restored 18th-century Theatre du Jeu de Paume, and the newly built Grand Theatre de Provence; operas are also staged in the outdoor Theatre du Grand Saint-Jean outside Aix-en-Provence.

The second event is the Musique dans la Rue, which takes place each year in June to coincide with the national Fete de la Musique. There is a week of classical, jazz and popular concerts held in different street venues and courtyards in the city. Some of these events are held in the Conservatoire Darius Milhaud, named in honor of the French composer, a native of Aix.
Food and Dining
Like most destinations in France, Aix-en-Provence has a great culinary scene. There are many excellent restaurants and cafe's to choose from, but here are a few ideas to help get started: L'Espirit de la Violette, a Michelin-starred restaurant offering high-quality creative and contemporary fare; Le Poivre D'Ane, offering a classic French cuisine; and Le Contrepoint, which serves a blend of French and American cuisine.

Transportation
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The airport in Lyon is the closest international airport, but Aix-en-Provence is also nearby the Marseille regional airport. The city is well connected to many other French cities by the TGV fast train and other rail systems. There is a regular bus from rail stations and the Marseille airport to get to the city. In the town itself, there is an inexpensive municipal bus service, including a dial-a-bus service, a park-and-ride service, and tiny electrified buses for those with mobility problems. Those are six seater vehicles that circulate at a speed of 10 mph. The central old town of Aix-en-Provence is for the most part pedestrianized. There is also a bike rental service with locations around the city, which is popular with tourists.

Train and Bus Prices
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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