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Scenic Provence: Pont Du Gard, Les Baux, Gordes and Roussillon – Tour from Avignon

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    • Adults (12+)
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from US$ 88.86 US$ 79.98 per person
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • See many of Provence’s most picturesque locations in one day!
    • Architectural marvel, Pont du Gard is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Also visit three of the regions prettiest villages
    • Tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday

    Duration

    6½ hours

    Start Time

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: 1:00pm
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 12:00pm
    Duration: 6½ hours

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to Avignon Tourist Office located 41 Cours Jean Jaurès 84000 Avignon.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview See many of the highlights of Provence on this fantastic day tour from Avignon!

    Start at the ancient Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard which was built by the Romans in the 1st century and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Visit Les Baux de Provence, perched on a rock at 245 metres. In the village of Roussillon you will find a surreal landscape of ochre-coloured cliffs. Stroll around the scenic village of Gordes and you will see houses of white stone and labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets.

    Itinerary

    Make your way to the designated meeting point.  Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will be taken on a tour of the region of Provence. You will visit the following sites:

    Pont du Gard: The Pont du Gard is a beautiful 2000 year-old Roman aqueduct that until recently supplied over 40 million gallons of water daily to the city of Nimes. Surprisingly, this gigantic stone structure has no mortar – the stones are made to fit together in a rather seamless fashion and using the arches the weight supports itself. The monument is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    On your way to Alpilles, you will come across lock of Vallabrègues on the Rhône river and Tarascon with its 15th century medieval castle of Roi Rene.

    Baux de Provence: It is a beautiful village set upon a rock at a height of 245 metres. Tour around its historical centre and visit the museum of santons, Hôtel des Porcelets, beautiful 16th century houses, St Vincent Church and other attractions.

    Gordes: It is one of the most well-known hilltop villages in the region of Luberon. Here, you may click as many pictures as you want.

    Roussillon: It is one of the most beautiful villages of France. Explore around and enjoy the stunning scenery.

    After visiting some of the region’s prettiest villages, your tour ends at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Transportation in air-conditioned minibus
    • English-speaking guide
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that this tour may be cancelled after confirmation if minimum numbers are not met. Should this be necessary you will be offered an alternate departure date or a full refund. 

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Our guide Joanna was right on time at the proposed meeting place. We were a group of five and Joanna was expert in helping us all mesh and gave us a wonderful tour. She chatted inform...

      Gillian Pooley, Australia, 07/Jun/2018
    • Best tour we took in France!

      Julian was very knowledgeable, funny and easy to be with! He gave us the history of the area along with enough time to see what we wanted and get the best pictures. He gave us some grea...

      Jeanne L Alben, United States, 29/Oct/2016
    • Great tour

      Excellent afternoon out ,tour guide very informative and made the tour ,good group and would happily go again.

      Mr M F Kelly, United Kingdom, 03/Jul/2016
    • The tour company was great and when I confirmed my tour with them, they informed me of the cancellation and provided alternative options. The tour itself was also very enjoyable.

      Lai Wei, United Kingdom, 09/Apr/2019

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