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Provence UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour with Wine-Tasting – from Marseille

  • When does it run?

    1 April - 31 October: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday

    1 November - 31 March : Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

  • Start time

    8:00am – 6:30pm

  • Duration

    10.5 hours

Inclusions
  • Pick-up service from Hôtel Radisson Blu, Marseille
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned 8-seater minibus
  • Visit to cellars & wine-tasting

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a full-day small-group tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Provence!
  • Visit the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence located in the Alpilles mountain range
  • Witness the ruins of Roman aqueduct from 1st century AD that provided water to the city of Nîmes
  • Observe the Saint-Benezet Bridge, renowned for its children's folk song 'Sur le Pont d'Avignon'
  • Enjoy tasting the finest of Rhone Valley’s wines at a cellar in Châteauneuf-du-Pape Village
  • Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus transport along with an expert driver-guide

Overview

Travel to the most noteworthy landmarks of the past in Provence, a region in south-eastern France that is overflowing with sites and monuments on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Tour with a small-group in an air-conditioned minivan and visit the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence with the mighty views of the Alpilles mountain range, marvel at the Roman aqueduct of the Pont du Gard, explore the city of Popes - Avignon, indulge in wine tasting at a cellar in Châteauneuf-du-Pape village and much more!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 April - 31 October: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday

    1 November - 31 March : Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

  • Duration

    10.5 hours

  • Start time

    8:00am – 6:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from Hôtel Radisson Blu (38 Quai Rive Neuve, 13007 Marseille).

  • Ending Point

    Same as start point

Itinerary

  • Your Provence tour begins with a pick up from Hôtel Radisson Blu in Marseille. Relax in your air-conditioned minibus as you drive to the most sought-after UNESCO World Heritage sites of Provence! Enjoy the company of an expert driver-guide all through the tour and get free time for lunch (not included) during the day. Enjoy your day in the following order - Les Baux de Provence: Head towards the Alpilles mountain range to visit the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, located on a rocky spur overlooking the valley. Observe the carefully preserved cultural heritage of this village and experience how life was during the middle ages. Walk through its narrow streets lines with restored Renaissance houses, check out the ruins of the citadel and more. If you happen to go on this tour between March to December, you may have the opportunity to see the sound and light show about Picasso in Les Carrières de Lumières (entrance fee not included) instead of visiting the village. Pont du Gard: Continue this journey to Pont du Gard to see the best-preserved remains of the Roman aqueduct of the 1st century AD that supplied water to the city of Nîmes. Avignon: Drive along the docks between the Rhône river and the medieval walls to enter the majestic city of the Popes – Avignon. Check out the Saint-Benezet Bridge, famous for the children's song ‘Sur le Pont d'Avignon’. You will also have an opportunity to visit the Popes’ Palace, the biggest gothic-styled palace in Europe.(entrance tickets not included) Châteauneuf-du-Pape (wine-tasting): It’s time to taste the wines of the Rhone Valley in one of the numerous cellars of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape village. End this tour with a drive back to Marseille as the taste of the finest French wines still lingers in your mouth!

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Pick-up service from Hôtel Radisson Blu, Marseille
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned 8-seater minibus
  • Visit to cellars & wine-tasting

Exclusions

  • Popes' Palace entry ticket
  • Sound & Light show tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.

End of the tour may be delayed from 45 minutes to 1 hour due to the road traffic in Marseille.

From March to December, there’s a possibility to attend the sound and light show about Picasso in Les Carrières de Lumières (entrance fee not included) instead of visiting the village.

Some sites can be closed in case of special event or festivity. In such a case, the content of the itinerary will be amended. No refund can be claimed.

Isango! or the local activity operator cannot be held responsible for delays due to the traffic, for accidents when getting on or off the vehicle, for loss or robbery of personal belongings during the tour.

There should be minimum of 2 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.  

Our local activity operator keeps the right to provide the transportation with another type of vehicle if the capacity of the group allows it.

Timings & itinerary are subject to change.

Smoking and eating inside the vehicles is not permitted.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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.

The abuse of alcohol can harm your health. Consume with moderation and drink responsibly.

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