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Rick Steves: The magic of Cézanne’s Aix-en-Provence

Nothing kills a sightseeing buzz like waiting in line for hours to see a popular sight or being crammed shoulder to shoulder as you squint up at Michelangelo’s masterpiece. Located north of Marseille in the foothills of the Alps, Aix may not have any blockbuster sights, but its old center offers a postcard-worthy square around every corner. Bowls of fruit, landscapes and a few portraits were Cézanne’s passion.
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