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Recent Aix en Provence reviews
An Amazing House
"This house was amazing - a true Provencal experience. As beautiful inside as it was outside. Great large kitchen with everything you could ever need for cooking or serving. Great bedrooms for lots of people (we shared it with two other families and were more than comfortable) and 3 1/2 bathrooms. Perfect. Now let's talk about outside - an incredible pool with chairs for everyone to lay down, beautiful couches to sit on and tables enough for 12 people to sit and eat outside. And the view - the view of Cezanne's mountain is incredible. This is the perfect spot to relax and get away and have quick trips into Aix or other towns and villages in Provence. We would highly recommend this beautiful home and Isabelle the manager was so helpful in helping us plan what to do. We would highly recommend this beautiful, beautiful home. The only bad thing I'd have to say is...it was so hard to leave."
Guest: Dina K.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 29, 2015
"Amazing. Photos do not do La Calisanne justice. The setting is perfect -- in the hills above a small Provencal town, overlooking a valley of vineyards, small towns, and mountains in the distance. The infinity pool is right out of a movie. We spent every afternoon and evening (and some nights) lounging in the pool, amazed at our luck in finding this spot.
The house has been beautifully updated. It looks like a very traditional French house from the outside, but the inside is completely updated. Very modern, tasteful and clean. ACs in every room worked very well, even in 100 degree heat. Beautiful kitchen and luxurious baths. The kitchen is completely decked out with everything. We cooked large meals there 6 of our 7 nights and loved it.
The town of Bras is very small, but we ventured about an hour away (or less) every day and had a wonderful time (e.g. Cassis, St. Maximin, Aix, Fayence, Brignoles, etc.). It's a great location from which to explore the region.
The owners could NOT have been more helpful both before we arrived and while we were there. Amy email we sent with a question was immediately answered and, if necessary, someone was sent out to help.
I would recommend La Calisanne to anyone who wants a traditional, relaxed Provencal vacation."
Guest: MJDDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 10, 2015
"This sweet apartment was everything we hoped it would be. All the pictures and descriptions in the other reviews are right on! The apartment is perfectly situated in Aix. It is on a busy and scenic square, right in the heart of things. We practically fell out of our door into the wonderful Aix markets.
There was no trouble with the noise of the cafés right outside....at night we just closed the windows and it was perfect for sleeping. Didn't even need to close the shutters.
There are several convenient parking options nearby...one parking garage is in fact right under the apartment itself...however that garage is small (~26 spots), so we opted instead for Parc Pasteur (~600 spots), which was a very pleasant 10-minute walk away. (with both Parc Cardeur which is right under the apartment, and Parc Pasteur, you can check the number of remaining spaces online, which is very handy! Google these names to find the pages that show the status). These lots were about 15 Euros for a 24-hour period, which we considered worth it for the convenience...but there are even cheaper lots (about 3 Euros) that are about a 20-minute walk away. Anyhow, lots of parking options, even though the apartment is right in the historic center!
The kitchen has everything you need to cook at home! My husband is a chef and he enjoyed preparing meals at home several nights. The apartment overall is somewhat small, but then again so is most of everything in Europe. That said, it really is quite big enough. We were two people and we always felt relaxed and never cramped. I think the high ceilings and giant windows help, and also just the thoughtful way everything is arranged. It is well-designed and well-outfitted for comfortable living.
We were a bit concerned about the bedroom being in the back of the apartment, without a window to the outside...would there be enough fresh air? Well, it was really quite nice, I must say. We stayed in the apartment in the middle of June (for 9 nights), and it was quite hot outside during our stay, and the bedroom was always comfortably cool with a nice movement of air. The fact that there is air conditioning and a couple of fans helped a lot. I'll also add that the bed and the pillows were super comfy!
Can't say enough good things about Helene, the owner. She was so kind, personable, and was more than willing to spend time with us showing us information and making helpful suggestions and recommendations. Just a lovely person."
Guest: Amy H.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 5, 2015
"Accueil charmant! Gite très confortable et meublé avec gout...Tout est pensé, jusque dans les moindres détails. C'est impeccable de propreté. Le jardin est agréable et la piscine aux bonnes dimensions. Les hôtes ont su nous conseiller de belles promenade aux alentours. La proximité de la ville d'Aix nous a permis de trouver de bons restaurants. Le séjour s'est parfaitement déroulé et nous reviendrons éventuellement avec grand plaisir et n'hésiterons pas à conseiller cette location à des amis"
Guest: AnonymeDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 10, 2015