FEAST AND SMELL



During your stay, taste the good calissons of Aix-en-Provence, the delicious tapenades, Provencal honey and the tasty olive oils !


Glass of Rosé de Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



Red, rosé or white, the region of Aix alone has 5 wines Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée.


This prestigious distinction guarantees quality due to three specific factors: the territory, the varieties used for production and the know-how of cultivation and processing.


The 5 AOC (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, Côtes de Provence and Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire, Palette and Côtes du Luberon) are spread over 70 areas.

calissons d'Aix - La Bastide d'Alix



You can also visit factories and manufacturing workshops :


The Fabrique and the Calisson Museum in Aix Le Roy René only 6 km from the Bastide.

A centennial brand, Le Roy René is a family business, specialized in confectionery made in Provence: calissons but also nougats and other Provençal sweets.

Craft shop of Marius Fabre soaps - La Bastide d'Alix



The Marius Fabre soap factory in Salon de Provence

Discover the authentic atmosphere of the soap factory and its workshops. Since 1900, in the heart of Salon-de-Provence, the Marius Fabre soap factory has continued the artisanal manufacture of Marseille soap and black soap with olive oil. You can then complete the visit of the soap factory by visiting the Marseille Soap Museum.
Herbes de Porvence - La Bastide d'Alix



And don’t forget the many natural and organic cosmetics in Provence. The Mediterranean region is full of ingredients ready to pamper your skin.


Several Provençal companies offer local, gentle, natural, authentic treatments with singing accents.


We can give you the best addresses nearby !

vines in Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



And if you are a fan of wine tourism, go and discover our beautiful vineyards and good cellars.


In Puyloubier, Rognes and Trets, it is possible to follow paths that will make you discover the work of winemakers and allow you to taste the wines of the terroir in their cellars.


Two loops of 5 or 13 km between vines and puyloubiérennes garrigues reveal the different varieties of rosé de Grenache, Cinsault or Syrah.


The Rognes trail combines geology and oenology.



Provencal market - La Bastide d'Alix

Provençal markets



Find the products of our terroir, fruits and vegetables on the stalls of the Provençal markets.

Monday : Lauris

Tuesday : Eguilles, Aix-en-Provence, Coudoux, Gordes

Wednesday : Salon de Provence, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Rognes

Thursday : Aix-en-Provence, Isle-sur-la Sorgue

Friday : Eguilles, Ventabren, Lourmarin, Eygalières

Saturday : Aix-en-Provence (with the flower market), Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Rognes

Sunday : Isle-sur-la Sorgue

Restaurants in Provence - La Bastide d'Alix

Restaurants



The country of Aix has many quality restaurants, from the gourmet restaurant to the bistro and the pizzeria. We will be able to advise you according to your tastes and desires. Do not hesitate to ask us during your stay.


Let yourself be tempted by a cooking class !Workshops-schools, culinary boutiques and restaurants welcome you to elegant addresses in the historic centre and the countryside of Aix, to introduce you to the secrets of our grandmothers and the know-how of the chefs.