Aix-en-Provence Historic Itinerary South
This itinerary visits six villages south of Aix-en-Provence. The route is a loop, with a total distance of 53 km (about 1h35 driving time).
Aix-en-Provence to Bouc-Bel-Air
[10 km, 19 min]
Depart Aix-en-Provence south, via Ave des Belges and Ave Pierre Brossolette, on the N8 (now the D8n); southwest via Luynes and La Mounine to Bouc-Bel-Air.
Bouc-Bel-Air to Cabriès
[5 km, 9 min]
West on the D60, south on the N8, west on the D60a to Cabriès.
Cabriès to Simiane-Collongue
[6 km, 12 min]
Go east from the center, onto the Route de Violesi and continue to Simiane-Collongue.
Simiane-Collongue to Mimet
[7 km, 11 min]
Head east on the D8, Route de Simiane, to Mimet.
Mimet to Gréasque
[5 km, 10 min]
Go northeast on Rue de Pergine, cross the D8, continue northeast on Chemin de Rigoni/D46g to Gréasque.
Gréasque to Gardanne
[8 km, 14 min]
Northwest from the center of Gréasque on Ave Ferdinand Arnaud (D46a); in 2.5 km go left (northwest) on Route de Gardanne, to Gardanne.
Gardanne to Aix-en-Provence
[12 km, 19 min]
Go north, through La Mounine and bear right (northeast) on the D8n (old N8), via Luynes, to Aix-en-Provence.