Walking up to 4 miles on cobblestone streets and uneven ground. Standing for up to 2 hours throughout the day; even and uneven ground.
At the hotel, buffet including options such as: coffee, tea, pastries, hard boiled eggs, breads, meats, cheeses, and whole fruit.
At the hotel, we will enjoy a presentation on the history of Aix-en-Provence by a local expert. We will depart on foot with our local expert to explore the center of Aix-en-Provence. Here we will have a chance to see many historical sites such as the Saint Sauveur Cathedral, the Museum of Old Aix, the Archbishops' Palace, Town Hall, Albertas Square and the Palace of Justice. We'll walk along medieval streets and discover the city's architectural heritage ranging from the 5th to the 18th century.
In Aix-en-Provence at a local restaurant we'll have a plated and served meal.
We will continue our walking exploration of Aix-en-Provence with a stroll down the Cours Mirabeau, Aix's elegant tree-lined main street, dotted with fountains of fresh spring water discovered by the Romans. We will also visit the Mazarin district with its discretely ornate 17th century private town-houses.
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.
At the hotel, we will participate in an introduction to French workshop led by our Group Leader. We'll learn basic French expressions and key phrases to help you throughout our journey together!