Aix-en-Provence is known as the city of a thousand fountains thanks to a surplus of natural sprngs. There are at least 20 dating from Roman times to the 21st century. From mossy rocks to leaping dolphins and fellows making funny faces at each other, they’re worth a pause. Kids (and pigeons) adore them. This is the 18th century Fontaine d’Argent, not far from Cave D’Yves, at the intersection of Rue de la Mule Noir and Rue de la Fontaine d’Argent.
Exmouth Market is a charming brick and cobble-stoned hodge podge of sidewalk cafes and independent shops, which date back to 1890. It’s the kind of ...