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Les Baux-de-Provence Culinary & nightlife

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From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting

1. From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting

Explore some of the historic sites of Provence on a full-day minibus tour from Marseille, starting with the medieval city of Avignon. Drive along the docks between the Rhône River and historic city walls, looking at the Saint-Benezet Bridge made famous by the children's song, “Sur le Pont d'Avignon.” See the impressive Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace), the site of the Papacy in the 14th century before their return to Rome. Sample the wines of the Rhône River valley in the legendary village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, boasting a castle ruin that overlooks the vineyards of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. Visit the cellar of a winery for a complimentary wine-tasting session. Next, drive to the Pont du Gard to see the remains of the Roman aqueduct that supplied water to the city of Nîmes. Continue to the Alpilles Mountains to visit the lofty village of Les Baux de Provence, located on a rocky spur overlooking the valley. Take an unforgettable journey back to the Middle Ages at Les Baux, before your return journey to Marseille.

From Aix-en-Provence: Provence Region Tour with Wine Tasting

2. From Aix-en-Provence: Provence Region Tour with Wine Tasting

Discover the highlights of Provence on an immersive tour departing from Aix-en-Provence. Explore the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, the ancient aqueduct of Pont du Gard, and the town of Avignon. Enjoy a guided wine tasting. at Châteauneuf du Pape. Start your adventure with free time in Les Baux de Provence. See the medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Continue to the Pont du Gard and visit the best-preserved aqueduct of the Roman period (museum entrance not included). Move on to Avignon for the chance to purchase lunch. Choose to wander around or visit the Pope's Palace and the famous bridge Saint-Bénezet, also called Pont d'Avignon. Take a scenic drive through the vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape, followed by a delicious wine tasting, before the drive back.

From Arles: Alpilles Regional Park Provence 4x4 Safari

3. From Arles: Alpilles Regional Park Provence 4x4 Safari

After getting picked up from the meeting point in Arles, climb into an all-terrain 4x4 vehicle and set off into the heart of the Alpilles Regional Park, a small range of low mountains in Provence. As you drive, admire Roman ruins, vines, and olive trees spread out as far as the eye can see.  Pass through the picturesque villages of Saint Remy and Baux de Provence, where you will make a 30-minute stop to explore on foot. Stroll through this prestigious historic settlement which offers extraordinary views over the surrounding countryside. Next, visit an olive mill and savor delicious local oils. Your guide, motivated by their passion for provençal culture will unveil the hidden secrets of the region.

Highlights of Provence : Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape

4. Highlights of Provence : Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape

Free time in Les Baux de Provence, medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Attend the light and sound show dedicated to the Dutch Painters from Vermeer to Van Gogh in Carrières de Lumières (entrance included). Scenic drive through the vineyard of Châteauneuf du Pape followed by wine-tastings at 2 different wineries. From the ruins of the Pope's summer residence, enjoy a panoramic view over the Rhône river valley and the hill ranges surrounding the village. This full day tour will return to Avignon in the middle of the day.Lunch on your own in Avignon

Arles, Saint-Rémy & Les Baux De Provence: Guided Tour

5. Arles, Saint-Rémy & Les Baux De Provence: Guided Tour

Start your tour with a convenient pick-up service on behalf of your friendly and professional driver/guide. Your guide will meet you at your accommodation in Provence or at the arrival terminal of your cruise ship. After a short meet and greet you will embark on a short scenic drive to your first location where all the fun begins.  Commence your discovery of the region of Provence with a visit to the Roman sites in Arles. Whilst here you can stroll through the quaint streets and marvel at the town's many historical artifacts. Stroll along the streets Vincent Van Gogh used to walk and see the way he looked at the world. Close by, in les Baux, you will be taken to a painting exhibition and light show that takes place throughout the year at the quarry. Take in the breathtaking sights and sounds of this truly unique exhibition.  Continue on your tour and learn about oil production at a nearby olive grove. Discover the fascinating manufacturing processes used to create this important cooking staple whilst taking in the spectacular surroundings of the grove. Nearby you will get to wander through the alleys of Les Baux and witness all of its fascinating little intricacies. Continue on with a visit to the Roman site of Glanum in Saint Remy de Provence. To conclude the tour you will have a wine tasting session at the winery in St. Remy de Provence where you will be able to sample the wines that are famously produced in this region. Finish your tour with a lift back to your accommodation or cruise ship terminal. 

Van Gogh in Arles & St Rémy, Wine Tour Châteauneuf du Pape

6. Van Gogh in Arles & St Rémy, Wine Tour Châteauneuf du Pape

In Saint-Rémy de Provence, take a look at Van Gogh’s paintings reproduction around Saint-Paul de Mausole. Visit Van Gogh's recreated bedroom where he stayed from 1889 to 1890 (ticket included). Arles: discover the sites painted by Van Gogh during his stay in Provence. Scenic drive through the vineyards ofChâteauneuf du Papefollowed by wine-tastings at 2 different wineries. This full day tour will return to Avignon in the middle of the day. NB : The order of the visit can change because of market days (Wednesdays in St-Rémy and Saturdays in Arles).

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

7. 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.

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What people are saying about Les Baux-de-Provence

our guide, Florence, made the tour an unforgettable experience. She explained all issues with a deep knowledge and in an interesting way. she had an excellent English. She was very attentive to our questions and wishes. the tour was well organized, has good balance between the the visiting time and the ride to them. the car was comfortable and suited the number of passengers.

Our tour guide Florence was very informative and knowledgeable about the sites we visited. She was excellent. The sites were also good, you’ll get to see a lot outside of Marseille that are maybe hard to get to without a car. The only downside was our tour was on a rainy day so we couldn’t tour the site where we did the wine tasting.

Great guide Lucile and activity! We really enjoyed the tour to Avignon and Beaux. Very punctual and comfortable car. The guide was very kind and helpful.

The guide was kind, well-studied, and I understood the historical background very well. Also, the French guide's English was almost perfect.

Florence was a terrific and knowledgeable guide. We learned so much, and enjoyed the sights!