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If you are looking for a classic French city dotted with architecturally beautiful squares, leafy walking areas, more than a bunch of refreshing fountains and pretty patisseries where you can slurp espresso or gulp down large portions of Calissons-Aix-en-Provence is a place to be. Aix-en-Provence is also known as Aix and is one of the historically significant cities of South France.

Founded by Roman consul Sextius Calvinus in 123 BC, the city has its own rustic charm reflected in its artistic buildings and over a dozen of fountains. Considered as one of the richest cities in France, Aix-en-Provence is famous as the birth place of famous painter Cézanne. The home and studio of Atelier Cezanne is located on the hills above Aix-en-Provence and is dedicated to the life and work of the famous Provencal painter.

It is also home to Montagne Sainte Victoire- A landmark and symbol of Aix-en-Provence which is known for its heritage buildings like Sainte Victoire monument dating back to the 17th century.

Known for its fashion, Aix-en-Provence sees hottest international styles reflected in its stores.

Aix-en-Provence tourism welcomes Parisians as well as international tourists every year with its French hospitality.

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Facts and Stats for Aix-en-provence*

  • Pollution Statistics in Aix-en-provence

    Know the pollution level of Aix-en-provence before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Aix-en-provence: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Aix-en-provence for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Aix-en-provence.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.43 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35.71 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.57 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Aix-en-provence - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 79.03 (High)
    • Pollution Index 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.83 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 87.04 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.41 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.25 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Aix-en-provence

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Aix-en-provence

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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