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Avignon & Luberon Experience

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The visit of the impressive Popes' Palace

  • A glass of Côtes de Rhône to end your visit

  • Roussillon and its colorful houses

  • The Roman bridge: the pont Julien

  • Gordes: the famous dry-stone built village!

INCLUDED

TASTING Glass of Côtes du Rhône wine
FOOD
LANGUAGE French, English
VISIT Palais des Papes
GROUP 8
TRANSPORT Minibus
DURATION 09h30

Join our Avignon guided-walking tour including the Pope's Palace entrance ticket and savor a wine-tasting at a local place. Then visit the most authentic villages and stunning landscapes that Provence has to offer... An experience to savour and one to not be missed!!

Explore the historical center of Avignon on a 3-hour walking tour, enjoy explanations about this fabulous city with your english-speaking local and passionate guide.

 

Climbing up to the top of the fortified medieval city walls to reach the "Rocher des Doms" garden, discover Avignon stretching in all its beauty along the Rhône river. Discover the rich historical past of Avignon where the papacy established in the early 14C. 

 

Follow your A la Francaise Provence guide inside the Pope's Palace (entrance ticket included), largest gothic-style Palace in Europe. In this maze of galleries, chambers and chapels, imagine its luxurious furnishing and sumptuous decoration from the medieval period. Benefit from genuine explanations and anecdotes thanks to your local guide.

 

Walking on the cobbled streets to the Place de l'Horloge, find out about the secret of the painted windows. See the town hall topped with its clock tower, and the theatre.

 

Enjoy the end of the tour in Avignon savoring a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine served in a local place close to the Pope's Palace. Lunch on your own in Avignon.

You will walk over paved streets, then climb a series of steps to reach the Pope's palace so please wear good shoes (like sneakers) !

 

In the afternoon, your A la Française guide will invite you to delve into the Provencal atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the Luberon area and its villages, some of France's most beautiful ones!

 

You will love Roussillon and its famous ochre cliffs. Don't forget your camera to picture this wonder! With all its different shades, brown, orange, red... You will get to discover an amazing natural color palette.

 

Take a look at the Roman bridge, the pont Julien. You will then drive through the village of Lacoste, where you can find the Marquis de Sade's castle.

 

Enjoy some free time to discover the village of Gordes, perched village in Luberon, one of «the most beautiful villages in France », famous for the architecture with dry stones.

 

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

  • • Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences
  • • Up to 24 hours before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 24 hours before tour = no refund
  • • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise Provence will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.
  • • Children between 4 and 11 years old only are allowed on the tours (our wine tours are not adapted to children)

Meeting point



4 rue de la République


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