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Provence History Tour from Marseille

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    • Adults (11+)
  • Children from age 0 to 10 are not allowed.
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
    • Explore the medieval village of Baux de Provence!
    • Discover an ancient Roman city and the favorite stomping grounds of Van Gogh: Arles!
    • See one of the most ancient Roman aqueducts at Pont du Gard Bridge!
    • Enjoy a guided walk in Avignon, which once served as the Papal See!
    • Meet your friendly and informative local guide!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

    Duration

    Approximately 8.5 hours

    Start Time

    9:00 a.m.

    Meeting Point

    Marseille tourist office, 11 La Canebiere, Marseille 13001

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Discover four charming locations in Southern France during your Provence History Tour from Marseille!

    With your Provence History Tour tickets, you’ll travel back to a simpler time.  Explore the medieval village of Baux de Provence.  Set on top of a rocky spur, Baux de Provence is considered one of the most beautiful villages in France.  Walk the streets, meet the locals, and peruse the shops.  Then, enjoy a guided walking tour of the ancient Roman city of Arles, where the famous Dutch artist, Van Gogh, painted during his stay.  And, see a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the ancient Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard.  Lastly, visit Avignon, once the seat of power for the Catholic popes fleeing the corruption in Rome.  If you want to get off the beaten path, then the Provence History Tour from Marseille is what to do in France!

    From Marseille, enjoy a scenic drive to Baux de Provence in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle!    Check out the medieval ruins of a castle in Baux de Provence and stroll through the narrow streets of the village.  Then, discover the amphitheater, St. Trophime Church, and other Roman monuments on a guided walking tour of Arles!  You’ll also get to see Van Gogh’s hospital, summer gardens, and café.  Next, take a drive to one of the ancient and best-preserved Roman aqueducts at Pont du Gard.  And finally, enjoy a guided walking tour of Avignon, where you’ll check out the Palace of the Popes, Saint Bénezet Bridge, and Notre Dame des Doms Cathedral.  It’s one of the best things to do on a Marseille sightseeing tour!

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Provence History Tour from Marseille
    • A day trip centered on exploring the historical sites of Provence 
    • Ticket to Pont du Gard
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • A local, friendly, and informative tour guide
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees
    • Meals
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

    So there’s no last-minute rush, please arrive at the start point 20 minutes early.

    Our supplier allows a maximum of 8 people on this tour to ensure a personalized experience.

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