Meander through the Provençal countryside by minibus on a one-day trip! Explore the wonderful hillside villages and marvel at the landscapes of the lavender fields and the olive trees!
**THIS EXCURSION LEAVES FROM ARLES. IF YOU ARE IN AVIGNON, YOU MUST ARRANGE YOUR TRANSPORT FROM AVIGNON TO ARLES **
*SEASONAL OFFER: AVAILABLE APRIL TO OCTOBER ONLY*
From Arles, start your tour with a visit to the impressive Pont du Gard! Admire the architecture of this last vestige of the Nîmes aqueduct, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You will then reach Saint Rémy de Provence.
On the way, you will stop to photograph the famous "plateau des antiques", a listed natural site. It is characterised by its triumphal arch and its Roman mausoleum.
Then head to the village of Baux de Provence. Built on a rocky outcrop, this village offers spectacular views of the Provençal countryside. Let yourself be charmed by its lovely narrow streets and the authenticity of this village!
Continue your route towards Roussillon, this village ranked as one of France's most beautiful will captivate you with its incredible variety of colours!
Perched upon an ochre cliff, this village offers breathtaking panoramic views of the region. You will be charmed by this picturesque village!
Your next stop is to the medieval village of Gordes. This town built entirely of "Lauze" stones will amaze you with its architecture and typical regional atmosphere!
End your tour by visiting the Lavender Museum.
Discover the lavender distillation processes by watching a special demonstration! (from July to August)
At the end of the day, you will return to Avignon accompanied by your driver.
Through this tour you will discover the Provençal way of life and the region's magnificent landscapes!
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The visit to the Lavender Museum (except in January)
Commentaries from the driver/guide
Transport from/to Arles
Admission fee for the monuments and other places to visit
Any other extras
* Availability: From April to October : Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except in exceptional circumstances)
* Departure time: 8:30am
* Duration: Approx. 10 hours
* Departs from: Arles centr
* At least two people must go on this tour
* Children up to 12 years are eligible for reduced pricing
* Baby seats and booster seats are provided for free
* This activity is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
* Transport will be by air-conditioned minibus (maximum 8 spaces)
* Your tour will be conducted in English and French by your driver
* PLEASE NOTE:
* The Lavender Museum is closed in January
* The distillation demonstration only takes place from July to August
Cancellations free of charge until 7 days before the activity
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.