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Alain Lesomptier - Private Guide in Avignon

 Member Since 2009 

Best of Provence

Private tour in Avignon

Tour Price : €450-520 Duration : 8 hours Languages: English Discount: Pont du Gard fees offered

Sightseeing tour for the highlights of Provence

Full day tour from Avignon. - Departure pick up : 9.00 am. - Return, drop off : 5.00 pm -

Monuments fees not included.

Our itinerary

- The Pont du Gard

It  is located in the heart of a beautiful region, is one of the very special highlights. This engineering feat, built by the Romans in the 1st century BC, was part of a 50-meter long aqueduct which carried waters from Uzès to Nîmes.

Les Baux-de-Provence

The road up to Les Baux from the southeast passes trough olive groves and vineyards. And after...the sightseeing is amazing. There are incredible rock formations in this part of the Alpilles, with the road seemingly cut through thre solid rock with single strokes of some giant’s knife. The village area is a stone and cobblestone medieval village.

- Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Visit of Saint-Paul de Mausole  monastery, which became an asylum in the 19th century. Van Gogh took refuge here in 1889/18890 just before killing himself.

- Stop in a lavender farm during the blooming season. June 15th to July 31st.

- Roussillon

Situated in the Luberon, the village of Roussillon is situated in the heart of one of the biggest ocher deposits in the world, Roussillon is famous for its magnificent red cliffs and ocher quarries. The red, yellow and brown shades of the earth form a striking contrast with the lush green pinetrees. The vivid blue of the Provençal sky and the exceptional quality of light make this a magical site

- Gordes

The stone homes are built along the hillside and winding around the château which crowns the village. Standing on the edge of the plateau of Vaucluse (Vaucluse Mountains), Gordes is one of the "in" villages of Luberon where many movies stars and artists have made their home. Its houses of white and gray stone rise up in a spiral around the rock where the village is set. At the very top is the church and the castle which face out onto the hills of the Luberon

- Abbey of Senanque

Lavender fields of Abbey are blooming from June 15th to July 31th.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: €450-520
Duration: 8 hours
Group Size: 2-6 tourists
Languages: English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES