Aix-en-Provence City Pass
What to expectNow you can discover the cultural highlights of one of the prettiest cities in the south of France for yourself, without any concern about queues and ticket prices - all thanks to the innovative Aix-en-Provence City Pass. You can choose between passes valid for one, two or three days. Each City Pass gives you free access to no less than 14 attractions including the masterpieces of the Granet Museum, the unexpected visual tricks of the Vaserley Foundation and the sobering Camp des Milles. The Aix-en-Provence City Pass also includes 11 guided tours on a variety of themes, along with exclusive discounts and special deals. What’s more, there’s also free bus travel throughout Aix-en-Provence and surrounding areas making the City Pass a most desirable companion.
Collection of the City Pass upon presentation of your pass on your smartphone or a printed copy:
Office de Tourisme d' Aix-en-Provence at 300 Avenue Giuseppe Verdi.
|Opening hours of the Tourist Office of Aix-en-Provence
|January to March and
October to December
|April to September
Sundays and public holidays 10h-13h, 14h-18h. Closed the 1st May
The City Pass of Aix-en-Provence includes:
- Free access to 13 must-see museums and tourist sites (details below)
- 11 guided tours on different themes included
- A visit to Aix-en-Provence by small tourist train
- Exclusive offers and good deals on presentation of the Pass
- Access to the bus network of 36 municipalities in the Pays d' Aix, including the diablines in the centre of Aix-en-Provence.
###The City Pass of Aix-en-Provence in a few words
Welcome to Aix-en-Provence, one of the largest cities in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d' Azur region and a popular tourist destination for the beauty of its historic centre, the richness of its heritage and its lively and warm atmosphere. Designed to allow you to explore the city from top to bottom and enjoy its many museums, the City Pass is a valuable tool to facilitate the organization of your stay and, above all, to help you save money during your various activities.
The City Pass Aix-en-Provence is available in three different versions: 24, 48 and 72 hours. The first is ideal if you plan to stay in Aix for only one day and want to see as many places of interest as possible, while the last two are better suited for a weekend or short stay. In any case, this Pass gives you free and immediate access to thirteen tourist sites of Aix-en-Provence and its region including many museums, a visit of the city in its famous small tourist train, a selection of eleven guided tours, the entire bus network in Aix-en-Provence and the communes of the Pays d' Aix as well as exclusive discounts on certain activities or even discounts in some restaurants and cafés in the city. This Pass will be comes with an explanatory leaflet detailing all the advantages. It is available for adults and children under 14 years old. Practical and clever, it is the guarantee of an unforgettable stay in Aix-en-Provence.
The City Pass Aix-en-Provence opens the doors to thirteen famous heritage sites:
- The Granet Museum, one of the most visited provincial museums in France;
- The Granet XXe Museum, which since 2011 has housed the collection of Jean and Suzanne Hide, including works by Picasso and Van Gogh;
- The Tapestries Museum, located in the magnificent Palais de l' Archevêché;
- The Vasarely Foundation, entirely dedicated to the works of the master of optical art;
- The Pavillon Vendôme, an architectural madness particularly appreciated for the beauty of its gardens;
- The Old Aix Museum and its fascinating collection of paintings and decorative arts;
- The Barben Castle, an ancient medieval fortress later transformed into a palace;
- The Ecomuseum of the Mediterranean Forest, presenting the diversity of local flora and fauna;
- Silvacane Abbey, the undisputed jewel of Cistercian architecture in Provence;
- The Thousand Memorial, a place full of history dedicated to the memory of the deportees of the Second World War;
- The Hôtel de Galifet and its art centre which organises many cultural events;
- The Carrières de Bibémus quarries which allow you to enjoy a sumptuous view of the Sainte-Victoire mountain. The reservation is mandatory to access the site.
- The Gardens of the Château Val Joanis gathering orchards, vegetable gardens and flower terraces. These gardens are only accessible during the week.
- Paul Cézanne's workshop, occupied by the master of Aix during the last four years of his life. The reservation is mandatory to access the site.
In addition to these thirteen exceptional places, the City Pass allows you to follow more than ten guided tours through Aix-en-Provence, including its old town centre, to take advantage of discounts on tasty local specialities served in some of the best restaurants in Aix-en-Provence.
Conditions of Use
The City Pass is to be collected at the Tourist Office of Aix-en-Provence during opening hours. It is valid for the chosen duration and is activated from the first validation. It gives access to only one entry per site (except public transport). It must be presented at the entrance of each partner site to check its validity and benefit from free or discounts. The City Pass is neither exchangeable nor refundable, except upon presentation of a medical certificate for the holder of the City Pass. Some museums grant free admission to all visitors on the first Sunday of the month. It is recommended to check the schedules and conditions of gratuities on each visited site before subscribing to the Pass. For the Atelier de Cézanne, Les Carrières de Bibémus and guided tours, reservations must be made at the Tourist Office when withdrawing your City Pass (subject to availability). The City Pass does not provide access to guided tours offered by museums. The shuttle service from Marseille airport to TGV station is not included in the City Pass. Neither Ticketeaser nor the Tourist Office can be held responsible for the exceptional closure of certain sites for technical, meteorological or other reasons.