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Housed in an 18th Century manor house, Hotel Le Pigonnet is a classic Provençal hotel just minutes from the centre of Bastide town Aix-en-Provence.
There are 48 bedrooms, including one suite, and all are spacious and elegantly decorated in a classic French style. The views from the rooms are fantastic, either looking out over the courtyard, the treelined driveway or the landscaped gardens.
Le Riviera, the hotel's restaurant, offers traditional Provencal cuisine in an elegant Italian-esque dining room. Come summer though, everyone is vying for a spot on the terrace that overlooks the stunning gardens. There is also a bar serving light food and drinks.
Facilities include a pool in the garden, a spa offering a range of treatments, a small gym, and a hammam. Outside of the hotel, the town of Aix-en-Provence is just a stone's throw away. Hotel Le Pigonnet is also well placed for visiting the other sites and attractions of Provence, such as the wild horses of Camargue, the Calanques at Cassis and the Bastide towns on the Luberon.
You can roll straight off the sunlounger and into the centre of Aix-en-Provence for some French culture and shopping.
Harriet, Original Traveller