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  1. From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour | GetYourGuide
  2. From Avignon: Full-Day Best of Provence Tour | GetYourGuide

    This full-day trip from Avignon takes in the greatest of Provence's sites. Throughout the day, you'll be with a driver guide who knows a lot about the Provence area.

     

    The picturesque towns of the Luberon and the famed Fontaine de Vaucluse are great places to begin your vacation. Get a glimpse of the provençal countryside in the Luberon and a chance to pause for photos among the lavender fields throughout the summer (from June 15th to July 31st).

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  3. From Avignon: Half-Day Great Vineyards Tour | GetYourGuide
  4. From Avignon: Half-Day Great Vineyards Tour | GetYourGuide

    On this 5-hour trip through the Côtes du Rhône wine region, you'll see the vineyards of three Grand Crus. The wines of Gigondas, Seguret, and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, all of which have been awarded the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) designation, are among the region's best-known wines (AOC).

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  5. From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour & Wine Tasting | GetYourGuide
  6. From Marseille: Provence Sightseeing Tour & Wine Tasting | GetYourGuide

    Drive along the docks between the Rhône River and the old city walls, looking at the Saint-Benezet Bridge, made famous by the children's song, "Sur le Pont d'Avignon." Go to the spectacular Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace), home of the Papacy in the 14th century before their return to Rome. The biggest Gothic palace in Europe, the austere Palais, overlooks the city (entry tickets not included) (entrance tickets not included).

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  7. From Avignon: 1-Day Lavender Tour | GetYourGuide
  8. From Avignon: 1-Day Lavender Tour | GetYourGuide

    Your guide will first take you to Fontaine de Vaucluse, a charming town nestled by the river Sorgue. Walk up to its spring—one of the largest in Europe. Next, stop at Sénanque Abbey and snap as many shots as you like of this spectacular 12th-century abbey, which is bordered by lavender fields.

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  9. From Avignon: Châteauneuf du Pape Afternoon Wine Tour | GetYourGuide
  10. From Avignon: Châteauneuf du Pape Afternoon Wine Tour | GetYourGuide

    Natural and artificial treasures abound in Provence, tucked between the Alps to the east and the Rhone River to the west. Avignon's Roman ruins and the world-famous Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines are both included in this day excursion from the city. Gigondas is a great place to start your afternoon wine-sampling excursion. Dentelles de Montmirail is at the foot of the vineyard's 12 km2 landmass, and it produces wines that are classified as Crus in the southern Côtes du Rhône region. With its prominent tannins, substantial body, and solid aging tendency, Grenache noir shows its full flavor in dazzling red wines.

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  11. From Aix en Provence: Provence Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  12. From Aix en Provence: Provence Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    One of the first stops on your day of exploration is the town of Les Baux de Provence. The small lanes and the magnificent castle remains belong to the Middle Ages — a time of haughty rulers and troubadours. From the rocky spur, you’ll enjoy magnificent, picturesque vistas.

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  13. Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees | GetYourGuide
  14. Pont du Gard, Uzès & Nîmes: Half-Day Tour with Entry Fees | GetYourGuide

    Visit the picturesque medieval village of Uzès, constructed during the Roman era and the location of an aqueduct that was built to feed the city of Nîmes. The Pont du Gard is the most well-known length of the aqueduct remaining intact.

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  15. From Avignon: Wild Landscapes of the Camargue | GetYourGuide
  16. From Avignon: Wild Landscapes of the Camargue | GetYourGuide

    Travel in a luxurious minivan through the vast landscapes of Camargue, listening to your guide's intelligent comments while watching out for flamingos, black bulls, and wild horses. See the neighboring salt marshes and rice fields before reaching Pont de Gau's Ornithological Park, which accommodates numerous types of birds, including pink flamingos, all year round.

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  17. From Avignon: Half-Day Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Tour | GetYourGuide
  18. From Avignon: Half-Day Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Tour | GetYourGuide

    Follow in the footprints of Vincent van Gogh in Provence on this 5-hour excursion. Begun in Arles, a city that intrigued the artist. Then, head off to experience the city via the history of the artist on this intriguing city tour.

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  19. Avignon 3-Hour Walking Tour & Wine Tasting | GetYourGuide
  20. Avignon 3-Hour Walking Tour & Wine Tasting | GetYourGuide

    Enjoy skip-the-line access and accompany your guide into the Pope's Palace, the biggest Gothic palace in Europe. Immerse yourself in this maze of halls, rooms, and chapels. Walk on the cobblestone streets to the Place de l'Horloge and learn about the secret of the painted windows. See the town hall with its clock tower and the theater. Your trip will finish with a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine served at a restaurant.

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  21. From Avignon: Half-Day Baux de Provence and Luberon Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. From Avignon: Half-Day Baux de Provence and Luberon Tour | GetYourGuide

    Explore the Alpilles and Luberon regional parks on this half-day tour from Avignon. Focusing on a combination of historic legacy and natural beauty, you'll find your own tiny "year in Provence" within the span of a few short hours with these twin attractions.

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  23. From Avignon: Half-Day Lavender Tour of Luberon | GetYourGuide
  24. From Avignon: Half-Day Lavender Tour of Luberon | GetYourGuide

    On this half-day journey from Avignon to the Luberon towns, see the lavender fields in full bloom.


    Take a leisurely drive into the countryside, passing past stunning purple fields that seem to go on forever.

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  25. From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence | GetYourGuide
  26. From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence | GetYourGuide

    Travel to Van Gogh's Provence from Avignon in comfort and style in a round-trip air-conditioned minibus. Provence has long been a source of inspiration for artists and painters, such as Van Gogh, who grew up in the region.

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  27. From Avignon: Pont du Gard, Saint Remy & Les Baux Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  28. From Avignon: Pont du Gard, Saint Remy & Les Baux Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take a picture of the well-preserved Roman monument at the Antiques of St. Remy de Provence. Among the Alpilles' northernmost points of interest are the locations where Vincent van Gogh painted some of his most famous works, such as Starry Night.

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  29. From Avignon: Morning Wine Tour to Châteauneuf du Pape | GetYourGuide
  30. From Avignon: Morning Wine Tour to Châteauneuf du Pape | GetYourGuide

    This journey brings you to the vineyards of the Rhone Valley, the second biggest wine-growing area in France. Vines have been farmed here since the days of the Romans, and the centuries-old history is ripe for study.

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  31. Private Walking Tour of Avignon | GetYourGuide
  32. Private Walking Tour of Avignon | GetYourGuide

    Embark on a 2-hour walking tour of Avignon, one of the region's most lovely cities. Explore the city's sidewalk cafés, gorgeous squares, and tree-lined boulevards as you see the majestic Palace of the Popes and the famed Pont St. Bénezet bridge.

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  33. From Avignon: Discover Villages in Luberon | GetYourGuide
  34. From Avignon: Discover Villages in Luberon | GetYourGuide

    The first is Roussillon, built on top of an ochre cliff (ochre is a natural pigment that can be found in the soil and which is used for the painting and decoration of the houses): stroll in the narrow streets of this colorful village, then 15 minutes from there, you'll be at another village, Gordes, entirely built with dry stones coming from the mountain; this village offers an amazing view from its west side and gives the visitor a very good example of a perched village built at the foot of its castle, built in the XI century and rebuilt in the XVI century, and its church.

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  35. Avignon: Châteauneuf du Pape and Luberon Tour with Wine | GetYourGuide
  36. Avignon: Châteauneuf du Pape and Luberon Tour with Wine | GetYourGuide

    Enjoy a picturesque drive through the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape followed by wine tastings at two separate wineries. From the remains of the Pope's summer house, enjoy a panoramic view over the Rhône River valley and the hill ranges around the hamlet.

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  37. From Avignon: Half-Day Camargue and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer | GetYourGuide
  38. From Avignon: Half-Day Camargue and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer | GetYourGuide

    Hear all about the local culture of the Roma people and have the chance to have your fate told. Pass through the old city of Arles and observe the wild horses and bulls distinctive to the region grazing freely as you make your way to the seaside resort of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.

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  39. Avignon: Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape Private Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  40. Avignon: Les Baux and Chateauneuf du Pape Private Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    Find the historic town of Les Baux-de-Provence on a rocky outcrop in the Alpilles Mountains. It is surrounded by olive groves that produce some of the best olive oils and wines in the area.

     

    See the huge stone quarry, including a music and light performance by Venise. You can learn about the wines of the Rhône Valley by tasting them and listening to an expert talk about them. You can also learn about the terroir and the French system of quality certification called AOC (appellation d'origine contrôlée).

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  41. Morning Wine Tour To Chateauneuf du Pape
  42. Morning Wine Tour To Chateauneuf du Pape

    On a guided wine-tasting trip from Avignon, discover the rich traditions and aromas of the Rhône Valley wine area. With a small group of other wine aficionados, spend a half day touring one or two notable wine properties in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape district to sample and learn about local varietals. Your journey includes intriguing estate visits and exclusive tasting sessions in a magnificent natural location. The itinerary is subject to change until March 2022.

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  43. Small-Group Day Trip to Valensole from Avignon
  44. Small-Group Day Trip to Valensole from Avignon

    The lavender fields of Valensole are among the most beautiful in all of Provence, and this trip is only offered during the months of June and July, when the flowers are in bloom. The L'Occitane factory outlet in Fontaine de Vaucluse is worth a visit, as are the beautiful lavender fields in Saignon.

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  45. Half Day Pont-du-Gard, Uzès, Nîmes Tour from Avignon
  46. Half Day Pont-du-Gard, Uzès, Nîmes Tour from Avignon

    Discover the Provence of old and travel back to Roman times on this half-day small-group tour of Uzès and Nîmes from Avignon. See the Roman temple of Maison Carrée and the enormous amphitheater of Nimes, then meander among the medieval monuments of Uzès. Lastly, stand in awe in front of the towering Pont du Gard aqueduct, which was built by the Romans and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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  47. Luberon Small-Group Day Trip from Avignon
  48. Luberon Small-Group Day Trip from Avignon

    Get to know the wonders of Luberon and the environs on a guided trip from Avignon. With a small group and your guide in the lead, you will visit locations such as Senanque Abbey, Roussillon and Ménerbes, Gordes, and the Fontaine de Vaucluse. Along the route, listen to intelligent commentary about the history, culture, architecture, and ecology of the area. Small groups offer customized attention.

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  49. Avignon Private Walking Tour With A Professional Guide 2022
  50. Avignon Private Walking Tour With A Professional Guide 2022

    Avignon, the center of Provence, is to French history what the Vatican City is to Rome. Situated on the bank of the River Rhône, it looks and feels like the setting of a medieval fairy tale. It is famous for the 14th-century seat of the Papacy and its 12-century-old bridge. Recognized for its religious architecture and historic value, the core of Avignon was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city has a lot to offer beyond history. You will be delighted by the gorgeous views of the river Rhone and the abundance of taverns, cafés, and restaurants. As you meander through the streets of Avignon, you will be intrigued by the historic lanes, the courtyards, and the rebuilt façades.

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  51. Half Day Lavender Road in Sault from Avignon
  52. Half Day Lavender Road in Sault from Avignon

    Sault's rich lavender fields are widely regarded as one of the most attractive attractions in Provence throughout the months of June through August. From Avignon, this 5-hour combo bus and walking excursion brings you to France's lavender valley. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, so you'll get a lot of one-on-one time with your guide as you stroll through fields of purple lavender.

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  53. Half Day Great Vineyard Tour from Avignon
  54. Half Day Great Vineyard Tour from Avignon

    Tour the Côtes du Rhône, France's most famous wine region, on this 5-hour small-group wine-tasting excursion that departs from Avignon. Explore the vineyards and visit wineries in Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, or Séguret with expert-led tastings. While sipping on a sample of Grand Cru wines, learn about the winemaking process, the value of French "terroir," and how to discern between the numerous crus in France.

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  55. In the footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence from Avignon
  56. In the footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence from Avignon

    On a half-day excursion from Avignon, you can explore Van Gogh's universe. In Saint-Rémy de Provence, travel to the St. Paul asylum. Arles, the UNESCO-listed town where Vincent Van Gogh drew inspiration for some of his most renowned paintings, is the perfect place to cap off your journey.

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  57. Half Day Camargue and Saintes Maries de la Mer Tour from Avignon
  58. Half Day Camargue and Saintes Maries de la Mer Tour from Avignon

    Spot pink flamingos, black Camargue bulls and herds of white horses as you journey into the heart of the Camargue National Park on this 5-hour small-group tour from Avignon. Discover the unique gypsy legacy of Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, the Camargue capital, then get back to nature as you stare out over Vaccarès Pond and see the diverse fauna of the Pont de Gau Ornithological Park.

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  59. Marseille Shore Excursion : Avignon, Popes' Palace and Wine Tasting
  60. Marseille Shore Excursion : Avignon, Popes' Palace and Wine Tasting

    Make the most of your time ashore in Marseille, and enjoy a cultural day out with this full-day, small-group trip. In the morning, depart directly from Marseille’s port and drive in a nice vehicle. Your first stop is Avignon, where you’ll have free time to explore and view UNESCO-listed splendors including the Palais des Papes and the Pont d’Avignon. Drive to Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes. Take a look at Saint-Benezet bridge, famed for the children's song "Sur le Pont d'Avignon". You will visit the Popes' Palace, which is the largest Gothic-style palace in Europe (entrance is included), and stop at a wine shop in the center of Avignon for a wine tasting before heading back to Marseille.

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  61. Small-Group Day Trip to Arles, the Alpilles and Pont du Gard from Avignon
  62. Small-Group Day Trip to Arles, the Alpilles and Pont du Gard from Avignon

    Experience Provence at its storybook best as you journey through rolling vineyards, ancient villages, and artist’s havens on this full-day tour from Avignon. Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh in Saint-Paul-de-Mausole; visit the Provencal market town of Arles; and take in the views from hilltop Les-Baux-de-Provence. Then, journey back in time with a visit to the Roman aqueduct at Pont-du-Gard, before experiencing superb Rhône Valley wines with a tasting at an organic winery in Tavel.

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  63. Nimes, Uzes & Pont du Gard Small Group Half-Day Tour from Avignon
  64. Nimes, Uzes & Pont du Gard Small Group Half-Day Tour from Avignon

    Provence is famous for its hilltop villages and picturesque vistas, but it’s also home to some of the most stunning Roman remains in France. This small-group half-day tour will take you back in time as you explore the beautiful Roman amphitheater and Maison Carrée in Nîmes, stroll the medieval alleyways of Uzes, and see the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct.

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  65. Discover the legendary Pont du Gard - Transfer from Avignon and tickets
  66. Discover the legendary Pont du Gard - Transfer from Avignon and tickets

    The Pont du Gard, a remarkable Roman aqueduct bridge of the 1st century of our era, is a treasure of humankind that nestles on the grounds of the Gard. It bears two amazing labels: World Heritage by UNESCO and Grand Location of France. The discovery of the landmark monument was made on a protected site on more than a hundred hectares of scrubland and riverfront. As part of the entrance site, there are several places to learn about the history of the area. These include THE MUSEUM, a large center for learning about the history of aqueducts and Romanit, the LUDO space for children, THE CINÉ, which shows a documentary film, and MEMORIES OF GARRIGUE, a 1.4 km course in the middle of the Mediterranean landscape that tells you everything you need to know about the scrubland.

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  67. Lavender Beauty Small Group Half Day Tour from Avignon
  68. Lavender Beauty Small Group Half Day Tour from Avignon

    This half-day tour from Avignon takes you through the beautiful lavender fields of Provence. You'll find medieval villages, a beautiful abbey made from ancient stones, and a slew of lavender fields. If you're a fan of lavender, take a tour of a distillery and try some ice cream made with the herb.

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As a general rule, guided tours are all-inclusive group trips that are led by a local expert in the area and follow a predetermined travel agenda. There are several guided tours, skip-the-line tickets, group day/night trips, culinary tastings, wine tastings, and even airport shuttles available.

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Depending upon the city you are traveling to, there are almost any guide tours and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature routes, Music festivals, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island expedition trips, check out popular landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and auditorium, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for leasing, helicopter flights, ferry tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, yacht services and sailboat leasing.