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Perugia Turismo



Aix-en-Provence has been twinned with Perugia since 1970. It is located in the south of France approximately 30 km from Marseille. The city has about 150,000 inhabitants and is home to one of the most prestigious universities in France.

The city is a jewel of Provence, one of the most admired regions in Europe known for its natural beauty and strong cultural traditions. It lies at the center of an enchanting territory with picturesque villages and fields of sunflowers and lavender dominated by the majestic Sainte-Victoire Mountain.

Aix-en-Provence, called AquaeSextiae in Roman times, has more than 40 public fountains bringing to mind the city’s ancient ties to water. It is a spa town and its abundant cold and hot springs offer tourists a relaxing and healthy holiday. The largest and most famous fountain is on the Cours Mirabeau, the main avenue with cafés, shops and elegant buildings with aristocratic façades and richly decorated doors.

Paul Cézanne, father of modern painting, was born here. His paintings, admired in the most prestigious museums in the world, tell of his life and of the amazing landscapes of Provence.

Aix is also a lively city able to combine periods and cultures. It is an international city open to the world and respectful of cultural diversity. Here rich artistic heritage and economic and social dynamics live in perfect harmony.

(Translated by International Relations Office)

Websites: City of Aix-en-Provence Tourism Office Association des Jumelages

Perugia Capitale
  • An instrument to make accessible, also to blind people a significant part of the historic centre.

  • Submit your location for a videogame. Deadline 8 April 2018

  • One of San Francesco’s itineraries (the socalled  Via Lauretana) stops in Perugia, thanks to an initiative of Consorzio Francesco’s Ways, chaired by H.E. the Auxiliary Bishop  of Perugia-Città della Pieve Mons. Paolo Giulietti. 

  • More than  eleven thousands of visitors have decreased the success of the Exhibition of the works by  Gerardo Dottori, together with artworks by great  Belarusian artists, in little more than our week in Minsk.

  • The amazement of a refined visitor discovering places and glimpses to fall in love with

  • Bilingual magazine bilingue covering the whole of Umbria and its historic, artistic and cultural heritage; it tells it witih scientific rigour abut at the same time with a popular attitude, giving to images a significan role. AboutUmbria Magazineis mainly a magazine to flip through  with the mind and to read with the heart.