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Verdon Gorge Tour from Nice - Lavender Fields/Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

  • When does it run?

    Monday

  • Start time

    8:30am

  • Duration

    8.5 hours

Inclusions
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
    Driver/guide
    Faïence workshop(1 September to 31 May)
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (4+)
  • Infant (0-3)

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning views of one of Europe's most impressive gorges, the Verdon Canyon
  • Tour the picturesque French countryside taking in spectacular landscapes, emerald blue water and charming medieval villages
  • Breathe in Valensole’s lavender-scented air and enjoy kaleidoscopic views of its purple and wheaten gold fields
  • Explore the medieval Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, voted France's most beautiful village
  • Visit a faïence workshop and get first-hand experience of this art of fine pottery
  • Ample photo opportunities throughout the tour
  • Enjoy quality time for lunch and leisure during the course of the tour
  • Includes hotel transfers in a minibus and driver-guide

Overview

Experience the scenic landscape of French countryside as you drive from Nice to Verdon Gorge. The tour itinerary depends on seasonality and offers magnificent scenery, impressive canyons, luminous blue waters, a purple sea of the fragrant lavender and leisure time at the most beautiful village in France.

1 June to 31 July
-    Drive through Santa Croix to Valensole Plateau and see perfumed lavender fields and golden wheat field swaying in the gentle breeze.
-    Listen to your guide as he gives you valuable information on the lavender crop in Provence, how to recognize fine lavender, and the use of its essential oil.
-    Several acres of lavender background soothe your eyes and makes for a perfect setting for pictures!
-    See local peasants till the land and cultivate the beautiful lavender.

1 August to 31 May (The lavender fields are in bloom only from June to July)
-    Visit the Provencal village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, located in the mouth of Verdon Gorge and officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages of France.
-    Take a walk through the charming village across the gorge and admire attractive medieval houses and babbling fountains.
-    Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is known for the art of faïence, a type of earthenware pottery. Visit one of the workshops and see artisans at work.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday

  • Duration

    8.5 hours

  • Start time

    8:30am

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned minibus
    Driver/guide
    Faïence workshop(1 September to 31 May)
  • Meals
    Gratuities

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details and inform about the pick up location. You may contact them either at (+33 622202082) or by email (welcome@sunnydays.fr). isango or the activity operator cannot be held responsible for tour cancellation, and are not liable for refunds.
Tour departure, route and return time subject to modification in case of traffic or other problems.

There should be minimum of 3 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.

Wheelchair adapted tours are ONLY available on prior reservation: please request upon booking.


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.

Children under 10 years of age are not allowed to travel in the front seat. In the rear seats all children under 10 must be in the correct restraint: if their weight is between 9 and 15kg, a child seat. Over 15 kg, a booster type seat.

Boosters and infant seats can only be provided on prior notice.

Any other language except French & English are on request.

Drivers / guides are not required to accompany guests on sightseeing sites or inside tourist monuments. Schedules of site visits will be given by the driver upon arrival at the venue and in accordance with the current tour.

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