Provence Sights

Hôtel de Ville (City Hall)

  • Pl. de L'Hôtel-de-Ville Map It
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • Government Building

Published 10/16/2017

Fodor's Review

Built between 1655 and 1678 by Pierre Pavillon, the Hôtel de Ville is fronted by a pebble-encrusted courtyard set off by a wrought-iron gateway. At the back, a double stairway leads to the Salle des Etats de Provences, the old regional assembly room (where taxes were voted on), hung with interesting portraits and pictures of mythological characters. From the window, look for the unmistakable 16th-century clock tower with an open ironwork belfry. The tree-lined square in front—where cafés set up tables right into the center of the space—is a popular gathering place.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. de L'Hôtel-de-Ville, Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 13100, France

Map It

Phone:

/04–42–91–90–00

Published 10/16/2017

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