Mas des Micocouliers Charming Guest House Aix en Provence
A rare opportunity to stay in a tastefully and sympathetically fully restored 19th century farmhouse within easy access of the centre of Aix-en-Provence, 5 minutes by car/bus and 20/25 minutes walk.
The Mas des Micocouliers is extremely well located for enjoying the charms of Aix-en-Provence, 2 kms from this historical town with its superb 17th and 18th century architecture. Having spent the day enjoying Provence, our guests can relax in the shade of the Micocouliers trees in our garden or by the heated pool.
The Mas des Micocouliers has five separate flats with their own entrance overlooking the swimming pool and garden.
Each accommodation benefits from its own kitchenette, bath or shower room whether you book on a self-catering (gite) or B&B (chambres d'hotes) basis.
Your holiday apartments are only a few minutes walk from the local shops and restaurant and less than 2 kms from an excellent Bio supermarket.
Just behind our bed and breakfast is the start of a stunning walk, cycle or jog around the hills of the Montaiguet down to the beautiful river Arc which flows through Aix-en-Provence.
Guests have use of the heated swimming pool (May - Sept) which is equipped with the required alarm system. A baby cot is available for loan free of charge but we would ask that you check availability at the time of booking to avoid disappointment.
Guest House Breakfasts - Provence Style
You are assured of a generous continental breakfast with a choice of fruit juice, bread and croissant or pain au chocolate fresh daily from the local baker, home made jam and local honey when available, coffee tea and chocolate... special diets can be catered for preferably told at time of reservation.
Snacks throughout the day subject to availability.
Aix En Provence Centre – 5 mins by car
The Capital of Provence, a Roman spa town famous for water, art and culture. From the St-Saveur Cathedrale to the Madeliene church, from the Vendôme Pavilion to the Granet museum, from Cézanne’s studio to the Mazarin quarter, from the town hall to the former Archbishops palace, Aix-en-Provence with it’s 100 fountains has many sites and riches for you to discover while strolling in the shade of the plane trees or sitting on café terraces.
Avignon – approx. 1 hour by car
With it’s architecture, it’s pedestrian streets and it’s unique fortifications Avignon offers an outstanding historical grandoise heritage ranked among UNESCO’S World Heritage. Avignon's world famous bridge Pont D’Avignon and the Palace of the Popes, testimony to it’s prestigous past as Capital of Christianity in the Middle Ages together with the summer Avignon theatre festival make it a fabulous place to discover. Nearby attractions include the Pont du Gard, river cruises, Théatre Antique d’Orange, Mont Ventoux, Baux de Provence, Nimes, Arles and the Camargue.
Cassis – 30 mins by car
Cassis is a wonderful place to stroll about with its picturesque fishing port lined with cafes and restaurants. The route des Cretes high links Cassis to La Ciotat and follows along the cliffs Soubeyranes. Above these cliffs are the famous calanques or inIets that go all the way to Marseille. Nearby you will find the Vineyards of Bandol and Le Castellet, the medieval villageof Provence.
Luberon – 35 mins by car
Between the Alpes de Haute Provence and the Vaucluse plain,
the bold outline of the Luberon mountain rises up from the valleys of Calavon in the north, to the Durance in the south. Visit the colourful lavender fields around the trio of abbeys known as the Cistercian Sisters of Provence. The dry stone walls and bories, the imposing 'bastides', villages perched on the sides of hills between church and château of which some are extremely famous you will find stunning villages such as Lourmarin, Gordes, Manosque, Roussillon, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse.... Staying at Aix-en-Provence in the vacation rental of Mas de Micocouliers, you can have a great holiday exploring these and many other Provence attractions.
Marseille – 30 mins by car
Founded in 600 b.c. by the Greek sailors of Phocaea, this great city is the oldest in France, second largest city in France and the largest commercial port. Today Marseille remains a capitol of southern Europe, cosmopolitan and exuberant, with its picturesque old port, its Bouillabaisse and its folklore. The old town ('Panier') and port, the cliff road high above the sea, the wild inlets plunging into the deep blue water for 20 km. to Cassis, this is the Marseille of the tourist guide. One can climb to 162 m, above sea level to visit the church of the patron saint of sailors, Notre Dame de La Garde. One can admire the cliffs the 'Estaque' inspiration to Cezanne. From the islands 'lles de Frioul' and the Chateau d'If with its legend of the Count of Monte Cristo, one has a beautiful view of this ancient maritime site. Staying at Aix-en-Provence in the holiday rental of Mas de Micocouliers, you can have a great vacation exploring these and many other Provence attractions.
||Mas des Micocouliers,
3800 Chemin de la Plaine du Montaiguet,
Pont des Trois Sautets,
(Commune du Meyreuil)
||+33 (0) 4 42 26 23 39
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This page was last updated: 09 September 2013