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 (āk′säN-prō-väNs′, ĕk′-)
A city of southeast France north of Marseille. Founded in 123 bc by the Romans as a military colony near the site of mineral springs, the city has long been a popular spa.


(French ɛksɑ̃prɔvɑ̃s)
(Placename) a city and spa in SE France: the medieval capital of Provence. Pop: 145 721 (2006). Also called: Aix


(ɛk sɑ̃ prɔˈvɑ̃s; Eng. ˈɛks ɑn prəˈvɑns)

a city in SE France, N of Marseilles. 124,550. Also called Aix.
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SAS Thecamp, headquartered at 550 rue Denis Papin, La Duranne, Aix-en-Provence, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, wishes to launch an open tender to select a service provider capable of providing services of coordination and artistic dissemination service as part of an R & I process.
The company has entered into an agreement with Hotel Schiller Betriebe AG in Lucerne, in Switzerland, to be rebranded as Renaissance Lucerne; ARTHOTEL Aix-en-Provence SAS in the South of France, to be rebranded as Renaissance Aix-en-Provence; and Paris Country Club SA, in Paris, France, to be rebranded as Renaissance Paris Saint-Cloud.
Price includes: return flight from Bristol to Nice, transfers, tour manager, five nights at three-star superior Hotel Escale Oceania or Kyriad, in Aix en Provence, on B&B basis, guided walking tours of Aix-en-Provence and Arles, visit to Avignon, tours of the Camargue and Luberon hills.
Heppner will reprise the role for two performances in salzburg next April, then take on the mature Siegfried in Gotterdammerung at Aix-en-Provence in July 2009.
NReturn transfers from Nice airport to Aix-en-Provence.
Plans for the Mediterranean connection were first put forward in 1989 and ten years later work began on constructing 250km of track, 17 000m of viaducts, 12 800m of tunnels and three new showpiece stations at Valence, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence.
From the beautiful beach resorts of the Riviera including Cannes, Saint Tropez and Nice to the enchanting landscapes and light of Provence including Aix-en-Provence, Avignon and Les Beaux, this guided tour will give you a taste of the very best this magical region has to offer.
Contract notice: framework agreement for the supply of uniforms for the prevention and security department of the city of aix-en-provence
Choosing Aix-en-Provence for our European Headquarters fits perfectly with Elmic's global strategy of being located within the high-tech centers worldwide.
Contract notice: technical control in the framework of the restructuring operation for the installation of two departments of the aix-en-provence department on the jules isaac site in aix-en-provence.