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Style & Culture in Aix-en-Provence

06 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Founded by the Romans in 123BC as Aquae Sextiae, meaning waters belonging to Consul Caius Sextius Calvinus, Aix-en-Provence is a town of history, culture  and, certainly, water. Over 40 sparkling fountains in shady squares and the town’s busy centre supply beautiful cool water, essential in the hot Provençal summer. Built in 1912 by engineers from the […]