Aix-en-Provence is one of the most beautiful cities in the south-east of France. It is located in the province of Provence among the mountains. The main features of the town are its narrow cobbled streets, Baroque houses from the XVII and XVIII centuries, lovely squares, ancient fountains, and numerous markets. Various festivals are organized in the town. One of the most famous is the Aix-en-Provence Festival, an international music festival where you can listen to opera and other classical styles. Aix-en-Provence is the cultural pearl of France and also a city of art. The post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne was born and created here. Many artists came here for inspiration. You can start your acquaintance with Aix-en-Provence with Cours Mirabeau; there are many restaurants and cafes here. The traditional local dish is a basil soup. Fish and stewed meat by special recipes are also popular.