Departure from Avignon
From April to October included
From 09:00 to 19:00
Start the day by visiting the Pont du Gard , a stunning aqueduct bridge built by the Romans during the 1st century AD. It has been listed as a World Unesco Monument Sites since 1985.
You will then head for Les Baux de Provence, a medieval village built on a rocky spur . It is ranked among the most beautiful Provence villages located in the picturesque countryside of the Alpilles hillrange.During your free time, enjoy its typical streets, the Santon museum, Saint Vincent Church and a spectacular view from the top of the village.
In St Remy de Provence, you will stop to discover the Roman monuments (a triumphal arch and a funeral monument) , known as well to be the location where Van Gogh painted some of his most beautiful paintings. Then continue your visit of provence with the area of The Luberon, seeing Gordes and Roussillon, which are 2 other villages classified as the most beautiful villages in France. Gordes is known to be perched on a rock. Your free time will give you the opportunity to walk in its narrow cobbled streets and to see the dry stones, typical from the luberon called « lauze ». Roussillon is famous for its natural red and yellow ochre cliffs and for the red colour of the houses in the village.
From mid June to mid July , photo stop at Senanque Abbey to discover the lavender field in bloom. The asset of your provence trip is to know everything about lavender. That is why you will spend time in the Lavender museum to learn about lavender and to see old machinery dedicated to produce the essential oil. Entrance fee included. This tour will show you some of the best things to do in Provence !
From 2016 April 1st, from mid june to mid july , no visit of the lavender museum, it will be replaced by the photo stop at the Abbaye of Senanque.
Provençal market in Gordes on Tuesday, in
Saint Rémy de Provence on Wednesday, in Roussillon on Thursday and in
L'Isle sur la Sorgue on Sunday. The order of visits will then change accordingly.
Inclusions / Exclusions
1. English speaking guide
2. Hotel pick up and drop off
3. Sightseeing in Avignon, Visit of Pont du Gard, Les Baux, Saint Rémy, Gordes, Roussillon, Lavender museum.
4. Transport by air conditioned minivan
1. Entrance fees unless specified
2. Optional gratuities
3. Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pick up in Avignon
Pick up information
Hotel pick up in Avignon center only
Drop off at Hotel in Avignon
- Maximum 8 persons per tour
- Tour requires minimum 2 passengers (adults) to operate
- Tour is operated in English, French and Spanish
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Prices are listed as a guide only
- Tour not suitable for infants under the age of 4
- Children aged 4 - 12 years: half price
- Prices are per person
- Currency is in Euro
Possible languages: English, Español, Français