Perhaps most renowned for the impressively picturesque lavender bloom that occurs each spring, the Provence region of France offers incredible scenery and so much more. From the coast of Marseille inland, Provence melds nature with amazing feats of engineering and architecture. Here, you’ll find towering hilltop villages, colorful port towns, rolling plains of olive groves and lavender fields.
Whether you’re traipsing through a fragrant lavender prairie, climbing coastal cliffs, exploring within the medieval walls of a perched village, or enjoying local delicacies such as olive tapenade and cheese, Provence is sure to fulfill your fantasies of France. The area is also famous for the number of artists that have lived here the most famous being Van Gogh. Join us on one of our half day or full day excursions and begin your journey!
Departing from the town of Aix en Provence or Marseille, we offer Exclusive Small Group Private tours and more affordable Shared Tours. These Full Day Tours or Half Day Tours will take you to the most famous sites of Provence. For the History buffs we have included such wonders as Pont du Gard, Nîmes and Arles Guided Walking Tours or even the most incredible Antique Theater in Orange. For those who are in search of authenticity, our Provence Day Trips include some of the most beautiful villages of the area like Les Baux de Provence, Gordes or Saint Rémy de Provence. As you visit Provence, a day tour to the Luberon region is a must with its quaint villages and great wine tasting opportunities.
Speaking of Wine, there are numerous Wine Tours in Provence that can be organized departing from Aix en Provence. One of the most emblematic wine region here is Chateauneuf du Pape that produces some of the best Syrah wines in the World. Other famous wine producing areas of Provence include Tavel for the Rosé Wines, Bandol and Cassis or lesser known Coteaux d’Aix.
All our tours are conducted by Expert Tour Guides and take place on board recent, fully equipped air conditioned minivans that can take up to 8 persons.
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