The Historic Provence

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Get into the heart of historic provence, from early antiquity to modern time. Visit antic and middle age monuments, set into deep provence history, embellish your day by choosing between nature, culture activities or see a nice show.  This private tour in air conditioned minivan is suitable for 1 to 8 persons, adults as well as children.

€560.00
Tax included

This private day tour is suitable for all family, from 1 to 8 persons.

After the pickup at your hotel or accomodation, start your journey in historic Provence by a visit of the majestic PONT DU GARD : Discover the famous roman aqueduct, and walk around to find the best photo spot. No-queue entrance tickets included.

Then head off for a visit of the medieval village of LES BAUX DE PROVENCE, by its stronghold. Principality at earliest time of its history, after the end of the Roman Empire, it become a county after attachement to french kingdom. Walk in this typical paved streets, enjoy the architecture, and the amazing panorama will charm you...

Visit the roman monuments in ARLES, such as arenas or follow the steps of Van Gogh in this rich historical and cultural city, UNESCO World Heritage Site. No-queue entrance passes to amphitheatre and major monuments included.

OPTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS :

Embellish and personnalize your day trip by choosing two to three of the following activities :

  • THE STRONGHOLD OF LES BAUX DE PROVENCE

Climb up to the top of the soldier's old patrol way for the panorama, visit the fortress and experience the handling of middle age siege weapons such as trebuchet, mangonel, crossbow... Activities available on week-ends and holidays in May and June, everyday in July and August.

http://www.chateau-baux-provence.com/en/home

Entrance tickets NOT included. Can be combined with the visit of Carrieres de Lumieres, 18€ instead of 24 !

  • CARRIERES DE LUMIERES

Enjoy a unique sound and light show, based on the works of famous painters, enhanced by classical and contemporary masterpieces of music.

http://carrieres-lumieres.com/en/home

Entrance tickets NOT included. Can be combined with the visit of the stronghold, 18€ instead of 24 !

  • MAS DE TOURELLES

Enjoy a unique visit of a reconstituted roman antic winery on an archeologic site ! Have a wine tasting of the local wines “Costieres de Nimes” and taste the unique “Vinum Romanum”, wines elaborated from original recipes found in the writings of eminent latin authors. 

http://tourelles.com/en/

Entrance tickets NOT included.

  • ORNITHOLOGIC PARK OF PONT DE GAU

At the heart of Camargue’s Regional Natural Park, you are invited to share the intimacy of the birds wildlife, the best way to observe the famous pink flamingoes. 

https://www.parcornithologique.com/en/welcome.html

Entrance tickets NOT included.

  • SAINT REMY DE PROVENCE

Gaze in the provencal market on Wednesday, fill your eyes with warm colors and your nose with typical fragrances.

Enjoy a visit of Saint Paul de Mausolé : The asylum where Vincent VAN GOGH stayed for one year, one of his most fruitful, thanks to its rich environment, and have a look at his paintings reproductions at the supposed exact places where they have been painted.

http://www.saintpauldemausole.fr/

Entrance tickets NOT included.

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