Available from April 1st to October 31th.
AVIGNON / LUBERON VILLAGES
Pick up is at 9:45 AM, meeting your guide at the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office.
Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
You'll start this immersive Provençal day by visiting the historic city of Avignon with a nice guided walk through its medieval heart. Discover the mighty Popes’ Palace, the famous Saint-Bénezet bridge (Pont d’Avignon), Notre-Dame-des-Doms cathedral, Dom’s gardens, Saint-Pierre church and the charming Clock Square.
Your Guide will then drive you to the classic hilltop villages of Luberon, at a height of 1200 meters (4000 feet) where, among other things, you can look over two mountain ranges and the peaceful national park and forest. Simply elevating!
Lunch at your leisure in Avignon...
After lunch its on to picture-perfect Gordes, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France! There will be free time here to stroll through its steep cobblestone streets, discover its secret squares and admire the fine Renaissance chateau with its commanding view of the valley.
The last (but not least) place on the tour is Roussillon, the famous perched village located on a rocky promontory, dominating the ochre quarries. Nicknamed the “Provencal Colorado”, there is a surprising amoung of rich warm color in these unusual cliffs!
The tour ends at 6:45 PM with a final drop-off at the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office.
During the day please remain mindful of the gathering times and locations given by your Guide to ensure your maximum enjoyment at each stop and an on-time return to Aix-en-Provence.
This tour includes:
An English-speaking Guide and transportation for the day in a comfortably appointed minivan with a maximum of 8 passengers.
This tour does not include:
Personal expenses, other extras, entrance fees to monuments and museums, meals & drinks, hotel pick-up & drop-off, or a Guide-appreciation gratuity.
– Tour is subject to availability and has a Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people –