Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Discover the Rich History of Avignon
Explore the top attractions of the medieval city of Avignon
Visit the Popes’ Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts
375€ Per Group
Morning Tour: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Afternoon Tour: 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Daily, 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
Private Shore Excursion Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8.
Pick up and return to ship
Small group of maximum 8 persons
Services of an English speaking driver/guide
Transport in recent & comfortable compact minivan
Itinerary as mentioned
Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions unless specified in program
Personal insurance and expenses
Gratuities for the guide
Discover Historic Landmarks in the Enchanting City of Avignon
Leaving Marseille, drive along the Rhône river and the medieval walls and enter Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes. Take a look at Saint-Benezet bridge, famous for the children’s song “Sur le Pont d’Avignon”, and appreciate the Popes’ Palace, which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe (entrance tickets not included). Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides take you to the essential sites of Avignon and illuminate the history behind this walled city.
Good to Know
- This tour departs from Marseille Port of call
- Tour is for 8 passengers maximum per vehicle
- This tour involves walking some distances
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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