Culture

Front of IS school in Aix en Provence; Maison Saint Jerome; Guest house;

IS school – Lovely local school to brush up your French

I am frequently getting guest who are taking language class in the IS Institute of Aix-en-Provence. IS stands for Institut Suedois in French, Swedish Institute in English.It is a school for learning or improving French as a foreign language. It … Read More

maison saint jerome; guest house; aix en provence; boules provencales; petanques

Pétanque or boules Provencales: do not mix them up!

When planning your trip in Aix-en-Provence, you might be looking forward to play a bit of pétanque, the emblematic sport played in the South of France. If so, you would be entirely right as it is such a nice way … Read More

Colourful Aix en Provence

I recently was walking around Aix en Provence and took a few pictures. I have had a little bit of fun and slightly edited them as they were taken with my mobile phone so not very high quality. Hope you’ll … Read More

While in Aix-en-Provence, do not forget the calissons

  There are a lot of reasons to stay in Aix-en-Provence. Its music festival, the Camargue region around it rich of natural beauties and of course, the opportunity to simply relax and chill by the pool (even with some weird … Read More

Grand theatre de provence in aix en provence

Classic music in Aix en Provence

The international reputation of Aix en Provence for classic music began in 1948 with the “Festival d’art lyrique”. It started just 3 years after the end of the second world war. Lily Pastré, its main patron, wanted to have it … Read More