Day trip

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy

4.1 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Tylene Tours

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy

Activity provider: Tylene Tours

From US$ 134.82 per person

Explore the diversity and way of life in Provence on a full-day tour taking in Saint Rémy, Les Baux de Provence, and Arles. Experience the Roman culture, architecture, Van Gogh's paintings, and magnificent landscapes the region has to offer.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit an open-air market in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence or Arles
  • Photo stop at the hospital Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, where Van Gogh spent some time
  • Explore the narrow streets and castle ruins in the village of Les Baux-de-Provence
  • Stroll in Arles, retracing the steps of Van Gogh
Full description
This full-day tour from Aix-en-Provence takes you on a discovery of Provence, visiting Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, and Arles. Upon arrival in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence you will have some free time to explore the town including, on a Wednesday, the open-air market, one of the most picturesque in Provence. You will also take a photo stop at the Roman monuments and at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the hospital where the painter Van Gogh was interned from 1889 to 1890. You will then explore the exceptional village of Les Baux-de-Provence. The village has kept the narrow streets from the Middle Ages, the imposing ruins of a castle, and the memory of the proud lords and troubadours. From the rocky spur you can admire the breathtaking view of the exceptional scenery. possibility to attent the light and sound show in Carrieres de Lumières (entrance ticket non included). Continuing on to Arles, you will take a walking tour following the footsteps of Van Gogh to discover the places where he created his most famous paintings dating back to 1888. Arles is also famous worldwide for its architectural heritage. The weekly market is on saturday morning : Arles is definitely a must-to-see!
Includes
  • Transportation by minibus
  • English-french speaking driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Ticket to the Carrieres de Lumieres

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide outside the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Information Center

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You will have some free time for lunch on your own during the tour.
  • Saint Rémy's weekly market takes place on Wednesday
  • Arles weekly market takes place on Saturday
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4/5

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We knew very little about the area before this trip but enjoyed the group and the tour very much. The guide, Caroline(?) was very informative and was trying to make our experience as pleasant as possible. The only backdrop is that the more I learn about the area, the longer I wanted to stay.

October 22, 2022

Good driver, good guide.

July 24, 2022

I was under the impression that we would have a more guided tour, but it was all free time all the time. Anyways it was a nice trip, the driver/guide was great.

July 15, 2019

Product ID: 32566