Car Hire Aix En Provence High Speed Train Station
Find your perfect hire car at Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train StationSet deep in France’s sun-drenched southern Provence region, Aix-en-Provence provides the ideal setting for a truly unforgettable journey.
The city itself bursts with leafy boulevards, bustling pavement cafes, ancient monuments and world-famous art museums, while its surrounding Province landscape provides a postcard-perfect setting you’ll never forget.
It’s easy to see why this Parisian setting draws visitors with its delectable cuisine, fascinating cultural sights, historic architecture and spectacular countryside, which offers an array of outdoor pursuits en route.
Reserve your Avis hire car at Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train Station to experience one of the most scenic road trips in Europe.
Plan your journey from Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train StationEven by impeccable French standards, Aix-en-Provence is a very attractive city brimming with ancient buildings, grand fountains, charming boutiques, cosy bistros and tempting bakeries.
Start your adventure wandering along Cours Mirabeau – a beautiful tree-lined walkway lined with landmarks and cafes. It’s the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by. Keep an eye out for beautiful fountains and statues depicting some of the city’s most famous residents, including world-famous artist Paul Cézanne. While the south end of this route passes through the new town, the north end moves into the old quarter, where characterful streets and grand mansions from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries reside.
Aix-en-Provence has long been associated with talented artists and academics, which has contributed to its reputation as a creative and intelligent city with an air of elegance and sophistication. Take a short drive out of the centre to reach the country house and farm where Cézanne created some of his finest paintings. Here you can explore his studio and living quarters, as you admire postcard-perfect views of olive trees and mountains.
Art lovers can’t miss the Musée Granet, home to an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures and archaeological exhibits. Admire the works of Renoir, Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso and Cézanne.
A car rental allows you the freedom to enjoy all this and much more in the Parisian chic Aix-de-Provence region.
Beyond Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train StationDreamy landscapes dotted with lavender fields and vineyards are waiting to be discovered on scenic drives beyond Aix-en-Provence. Road trips really don’t get any better than this. Stop off and enjoy the region’s charming villages, towns and cities at your leisure.
A 50-minute scenic drive heading northeast from Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train Station leads to the beautiful little village of Valensole. Surrounded by verdant hills and with views of a river valley and the creeks running through it, Valensole is simply stunning. The nearby lavender and sunflower fields in the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon will be a vision you’ll never forget.
The old village centre boasts plenty of charm too, with cafes, pretty buildings with traditional shutters, and an early 20th century sundial and grand fountain.
Arles is most famous for its Roman remnants scattered around the city. These include the Neolithic settlement of Alyscamps, where ancient burial grounds lie, a huge arena – Les Arènes d’Arles – and the baths of Constantine. The intriguing Roman history can be further explored at the Musée de l'Arles, where artefacts such as 4th century sarcophaguses are exhibited.
Other museums on the list are the Musée Arlaten, featuring furniture and folk art, and the Musée du Riz, where visitors learn the history of the local rice industry.
Pick up the keys to your hire car at Aix-en-Provence High Speed Train Station and let the road trip begin.