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From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour

1. From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour

Visit the best sights in Provence during this full-day tour from Avignon. Your driver-guide, a specialist of Provence, will accompany you throughout the day.  Start in the beautiful villages of the Luberon and the famous Fontaine de Vaucluse. Admire the provençal landscape in the Luberon and have a chance to have a photo stop in lavender fields in summer (from June 15th to July 31st). Then, head over to Gordes listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Walk in the red streets of Roussillon and discover the ochre lands. After this, enjoy the panoramic views of the Alpilles in Baux-de-Provence and take a stroll through the beautiful city of St-Rémy-de-Provence. Finish your amazing day at the majestic Pont du Gard.

From Arles: Alpilles Regional Park Provence 4x4 Safari

2. 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.

Original Provence in One Day: Private Tour

3. Original Provence in One Day: Private Tour

After pick-up at your downtown Avignon accommodation, or the central meeting point, your guide will take you to the first stop. Fontaine de Vaucluse is a beautiful village located by the river Sorgue. Walk up to its renowned spring, one of the biggest in Europe. Visit Gordes and take wonderful pictures at the belvedere before visiting this famous hilltop village made of local dry stones. On Tuesdays you will have the opportunity to explore the Provencal market. Visit the Lavender Museum (entrance included) and learn about the culture and traditional heritage of lavender. Then it is time to head off to the next village: Roussillon. The enchantment of this Provencal village weaves its spell throughout the year, as the shades of ochre of the houses and the ground vary with the sunlight. Have a walk in the traditional market on Thursdays. After your lunch break (at your own expense), move on to the world-renowned Saint Remy de Provence and gaze at Van Gogh's reproductions near the asylum where he stayed for one year. Your next step is Les Baux de Provence, a typical Provencal village that used to be a medieval stronghold. Admire the paved streets and the amazing panorama. Finally, your guide will take you to the Pont du Gard. After listening to historical comments, discover the famous Roman aqueduct and walk around to find your best photo spot. At around 18:30 the tour will head back to your original departure point.

Aix-en-Provence: Day Trip to Les Baux with Wine Tasting

4. Aix-en-Provence: Day Trip to Les Baux with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a comfortable transfer from the centrally located meeting point in Aix-en-Provence to the the village of Les Baux-de-Provence in the Alpilles mountain range. Stop at the Carrières des Lumières, a digital art center in an ancient Roman limestone quarry.  Enter this unique venue to experience immersive multimedia exhibitions dedicated to the town of Venice. After this light and sound experience, follow your guide on a walking tour of the village of Les Baux-de-Provence which dates back to prehistoric times and is perched atop a natural plateau.  Admire the 13th-century castle that dominates the village and Renaissance-period villas and mansions. Hear about how the prosperity of the town was linked with the quarry. Find out how WWII changed the town into a an artistic and touristic destination. Have some free time to peruse local shops and café, or to purchase a an authentic lunch before heading to the Provence Winery. Savor some white and red wines from the Côtes de Provence wine region which spans over 20 000 hectares and has been recognized as an AOC since 1977. Delight your senses as you experience the aromas of fresh flowers, yellow fruit, and red fruit in a Côtes de Provence rosé. After your wine tasting, return to the city center of Aix-en-Provence.

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What people are saying about Les Baux-de-Provence

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 20 reviews

This tour gave us a very good overview of the beautiful Provence region. The commentary and local knowledge of our guide Nicolas was excellent and helped us to understand the ulture, history and geography of the region. He was extremely helpful and courteous througout. Thoroughly enjoyed the day.

Maxim was fantastic - so flexible, accommodating, and helpful. He allowed us to choose where we wanted to spend the most time. We saw so much in just 9 hours - a great way to experience Provence! An experience not to be missed!

An amazing full day of activities and sightseeing! Thomas, our guide was so kind and knowledgeable on all of the history and information. We had a very memorable experience with him.

The possibility of touring the most beautiful sites of Provence in royal conditions: very comfortable car and guide as passionate as fascinating.

Maxime was fabulous. Very professional and easy to work with. Very considerate and knowledgeable. We had a great time.