Chaîne des Alpilles

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Chaîne des Alpilles: Our most recommended tours and activities

Avignon: Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape Private Day Trip

1. Avignon: Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape Private Day Trip

Discover Les Baux-de-Provence, a medieval village sitting on a rocky spur in the Alpilles Mountains, surrounded by olive groves that produce some of the best olive oils and wines in the region. See the colossal stone quarry featuring a sound and light show Venise. Combine tastings with expert instruction about the wines of the Rhône Valley, and learn about the terroir and French system of quality certification known as AOC (appellation d'origine contrôlée). Explore the agriculture, geography and vineyards of the Rhône, stopping to sample the rosé wines of Tavel, known for their dry, crisp and refreshing taste. Continue to the famous wine lands of Châteauneuf-du-Pape to discover one of the finest appellations of the Rhône Valley at yet another winery.

From Marseille: Full-Day Les Baux de Provence Wine Tour

2. From Marseille: Full-Day Les Baux de Provence Wine Tour

Start your day of culture with a convenient, pick up service from your accommodation in Marseille or from the arrivals terminal at the Port. After a brief meet and greet with your driver you will set off on your wine tasting adventure. Commence your adventure with a scenic drive to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, roughly 1-hour away from Aix en Provence in Marseille. Whilst visiting one of the fine wineries of the Appellation les Baux de Provence you will discover 12 to 20 different kinds of high-quality wines. Follow this with a visit to the Alpilles and marvel at ruins of a castle amidst a medieval village. Witness the beauty of the olive groves as you look out over the town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Whilst in this area, you will also be able to attend a magnificent quarry art and light show. Participants will also have the option to choose lunch at a local restaurant.  End your day of adventure with a trip back to your accommodation in Marseille and enjoy an evening of rest.

Other Sightseeing Options in Chaîne des Alpilles

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