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Avignon, Saint-Rémy, Les Baux de Provence & Pont du Gard

Guided by minivanGuided by minivan

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The visit of the impressive Popes' Palace

  • A glass of Côtes de Rhône to end your visit

  • The Pont du Gard: the best preserved roman aqueduct

  • The medieval village of Les Baux de Provence

  • Saint Rémy de Provence

INCLUDED

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

Join our Avignon guided-walking tour including Pope's Palace entrance ticket and savor a wine-tasting at a local place. Then discover the Roman and medieval architectures with the Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard and the medieval village Les Baux de Provence.

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. 

With your ticket access, 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 after the walking tour.

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) !

Then leave with your small group to Saint Remy de Provence for a little walk in the city center. The landscape around the town was painted several times by Van Gogh!

Next step is Les Baux de Provence, village located upon a rock 245 meters high, with its historical pedestrian center : the museum of santons, the Hôtel des Porcelets, beautiful house of the 16th century, the St Vincent Church, pretty romanesque building... Listen to your local guide and its passionate explanations about the Provence region.


Then explore the famous and exceptionnal site of the Pont du Gard dated from the first century and classified by UNESCO.

Did you know? It is the most amazing and well preserved part of the Roman acqueduct which supplied water to Nîmes.

 

 

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, 84000 Avignon


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