Passing through Aix-en-Provence? After you have visited the essentials of the city like the Atelier de Cézanne or the magnificent Musée Granet, head to the city centre to spend the day shopping in Aix-en-Provence. A prime destination for its beautiful shops and exceptional products, Aix-en-Provence invites you to stroll between the Allées Provençales, the markets in the little squares, and the streets of the city centre.
Rose et Marius
Find the Ideal Perfume
In Provence, perfumes play a prominent part in day-to-day life. Start your shopping day in Aix-en-Provence, discovering a place that is dear to the heart of the Aixois. Head to the lovely Rose et Marius‘s boutique to find the scent that suits you best. Open the door of the shop to discover a soothing, colourful world, with the look of a Provençal country house. Here, the most precious fragrances come together. Inspired by beautiful Provence, the products are based on natural ingredients and produced by local artisans. As for the perfumes, they are produced by a high-end perfumery in Grasse, a global benchmark. Our favourite? The lovely candles with cement tile patterns, which recall the ones on the shop’s floor!
Rose et Marius
3 rue Thiers
Unearth these Treasures
Welcome to the Atelier Buffile, a temple dedicated to lovers of ceramics and pretty decorative objects! Monique, Vincent and their son Romain, will welcome you with open arms to their studio, located near the famous Allées Provençales. Crockery or decorative objects, all pieces are fabricated with clay from the Montagne Sainte-Victoire. Choose among the colourful creations at the shop. You can’t go wrong – every piece is made with care by the expert hands of an artisan. Original, contemporary or perhaps classic – choose the style that suits you best. Bring home a real piece of Aix heritage to liven up your interior.
2 bis traverse de l’Aigle d’Or, Aix-en-Provence
Confiserie du Roy René
Succumb to the Sweetness of Provence with Calissons
Aix-en-Provence has the perfect treat to take home as a souvenir or simply to please your tastebuds: the famous calisson! As you stroll the streets, it’s hard to resist the sweet scents that come out of the confectionery. It’s an obligatory stop on a day of shopping in Aix-en-Provence. A mix of candied melon, almond and royal icing, the calisson d’Aix is inseparable from the city. Available in bold combinations like raspberry-matcha or chestnut-vanilla, the most difficult part is deciding what your favourite flavour is! To find out more about this delicious little sweet, visit the Musée du Calisson, about ten minutes from Aix-en-Provence city centre.
Confiserie du Roy René
11 rue Gaston Saporta, Aix-en-Provence
Fill up on Gourmet Goods
At Épicerie Aix et Terra
Explore Provençal flavours by venturing into the Épicerie Aix et Terra, a haven for Aix gourmets. Whether shopping for gifts or to treat yourself, don’t hesitate to ask the managers for advice – they will talk about every product with passion. Olive oil, tapenade or walnut jam – you will find everything that you need here to prepare a good apéro provençal. Don’t leave without taking some jars of apricot or calisson jam – a real treat for breakfast! Have all these lovely products whet your appetite? Take a gourmet break at 60 degrés, a little organic restaurant located just a short walk from the grocery store. Between scented infusions and local specialities, 60 degrés is a perfect stop for your Aix-en-Provence shopping adventure.
Aix et Terra Épicerie
32 rue Vauvenargues, Aix-en-Provence
6 Rue Paul Bert, Aix-en-Provence
Fashion Week in Aix
Discover the Most Cutting-Edge Fashion Pieces
Do you need to spruce up your wardrobe? Aix-en-Provence has lovely shops that will delight window-shopping experts. A visit to Appartement Sézane is a must to explore the brand that is most sought after by the most elegant women in Aix. The Parisian label offers a Provençal version of Appartement Sézane: beautiful flooring, an old fireplace and thoughtful decor, the place in itself is a source of inspiration. Between little skirts, delicate jewels or big cosy sweaters, all Sézane clothes are made with the greatest care. For lovers of unique pieces, head to JoliBambi Vintage, a second-hand clothing store that is far from what you might expect! Here, the clothes aren’t faded nor smell of dust; the shop offers second-hand items in excellent condition and of very high quality. This is where you’ll find that special something to perfect your style.
L’Appartement Sézane Aix
5 Rue Papassaudi, Aix-en-Provence
31 rue du Maréchal Joffre, Aix-en-Provence