See the highlights of Provence on a day tour from Avignon!
Meet your friendly local guide in Avignon at 9am and set off on your day trip through the best sites in Provence.
Your first stop of the day is to visit the village of Les Baux de Provence, a picturesque Provencal village located in the heart of the Alpilles mountain range. Classified as "one of the most beautiful villages in France" this fortress village is located on a rocky spur in the heart of the Alpilles region and retains all the authenticity of its medieval past.
Enjoy some free-time in the village to immerse yourself in its atmosphere and charm.
After your visit to Les Baux de Provence it's time for a sound and light show at the Carrières de Lumières. In the magnificent setting of an ancient quarry, stroll along the incredible walls displaying The Dutch Painters: from Vermeer to Van Gogh (entrance included). This is a must-see experience in Provence!
After a wonderful morning you'll set off with your guide through the vineyards of the Rhone Valley on your way to Chateauneuf-du-Pape and some wine tastings! On the road, enjoy great panoramic views of the local landscapes.
The famous Provence wine region of Châteauneuf du Pape takes its name from the charming historical village which it surrounds. Your tour will take you for visits and wine tastings at two top wineries in the area. This is a great opportunity to learn everything about the emblematic wine of Chateauneuf-du-Pape where passion and tradition allow the production of very unique red and white wines full of character!
Did you know? In Châteauneuf du Pape, wine-producers grow no less then 13 different grapes!
After your time discovering the famous wine country of Provence your guide will drive you back to Avignon where your tour ends at 6.30pm.
Please note: This full day tour will return to Avignon in the middle of the day for lunch.