Aix-en-Provence area--"house" to rent

Jun 29th, 2010, 04:55 AM
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Aix-en-Provence area--"house" to rent

Any first-hand recommendations for renting a "house"/gite/etc?
A particular agency? A favorite place where you stayed?
Starting research for 2012....for a possible family gathering or just us 2.
Merci!
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Jun 29th, 2010, 11:41 AM
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You should find some good ideas on www.slowtrav.com We have used a couple of companies found on SlowTrav and been happy. Lots of traveller recommendations too.

We were in Aix earlier this year but stayed in a hotel on the Cours Mirabeau. A word of warning - you do not want to drive or park in Aix unless absolutely necessary. Nightmare. And we have driven all over the world.

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Jun 29th, 2010, 12:37 PM
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I loved Aix-en-Provence and I envy you your visit! We also stayed in a hotel on the Cours Mirabeau, I think (is that the main street with the boulevard down the middle?). I've been trying to remember the name of that hotel -- what was yours, Kay?

We drove into town and parked in the back parking lot of the hotel and then just walked everywhere else. It's a lovely town for walking.
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Jun 29th, 2010, 12:59 PM
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Check ouy www.vrbo.com and www.homeaway.com

We've used both with great success.

Good Luck!
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Jun 29th, 2010, 10:21 PM
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Hi goddesstogo, we stayed at the Grand Hotel Negre Coste. The best thing about it was the central location but the hotel itself was old and musty with things falling apart. It needed a good overhaul.

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