Villa Gallici Hotel Baglioni is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

1. Villa Gallici Hotel Baglioni

7.9
Hotel · 18, Avenue de la violette, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: The Villa Gallici has the required 18th-century country-house sumptuousness and 21st-century five-star standards (0033 442 232923; villagallici.com; doubles from £192).

Cours Mirabeau is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

2. Cours Mirabeau

9.0
Plaza · Mazarin · Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: 4pm: Stroll the Cours Mirabeau, from the vast Rotonde roundabout and fountain. The Cours is the heart of the city and its self-image - grandiose, graceful and spiced with civilised café life.

Les Deux Garçons is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

3. Les Deux Garçons

6.4
French Restaurant · Mazarin · 53 Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: 5.30pm: Talking of which, pop in for an early sharpener at the Café de Deux Garçons. Insist on your order, or the waiters will ignore you.

Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

4. Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur

8.6
Church · Cardeurs · 34 Place des Martyrs de la Résistance, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: St Sauveur cathedral features an amalgam of architecture from the fifth to 17th-centuries. Somehow, it's all harmonious. Note particularly the cloisters, and Froment's magisterial triptych.

Forum des Cardeurs is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

5. Forum des Cardeurs

8.0
Plaza · Cardeurs · Forum des Cardeurs, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: 12.30pm: Return to the centre for lunch on the Forum des Cardeurs by the town hall. The square groans with restaurants. Try Le Coquet at N°2 (0442 234621; two- course lunch £13.50).

La Rotonde is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

6. La Rotonde

9.0
Plaza · Place du Général de Gaulle, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: 8pm: Apértifs at the chic, funky, cocktail-laden La Rotonde (it's also the name of a bar at 20 Place Jeanne-d'Arc  ; (0442 916170; larotonde-aix.com).

Musée Granet is one of 36 hours in...Aix-en-Provence.

7. Musée Granet

8.9
Art Museum · Mazarin · Place Saint-Jean de Malte, Aix-en-Provence, PACA

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: 9.30am: Saunter to the Musée Granet (it opens at 10am), Aix's main gallery (Place St Jean de Malte; 0033 442 528832; museegranet-aixenprovence.fr; £3.50).