City Aix en Provence
Aix-en-Provence is located 30 minutes from downtown Marseille off rush hour, 2 hours from the ski slopes, 30 minutes from the beaches of Estaque (Marseille - Corbières), 20 minutes from Marseille airport Provence, 3 h 10 from Paris by the Aix-en-Provence TGV station, near Vitrolles.
With a very large area, with 18,608 hectares, Aix-en-Provence is the 11th largest municipality in metropolitan France.
The municipal territory comprises 6,219 hectares of wooded area and also encompasses many villages around the city proper, such as:
Les Milles, Luynes, Puyricard, Celony, Couteron, Les Granettes, as well as recent agglomerations, such as La Duranne and Arbois.