Registered Guide, Transportation, Entrance Fees.
Pick up at 09:00 AM at Aix en Provence Tourist Office.
Your guide will drive you to the classic hilltop villages of Luberon, at a height of 1200 meters (4000 feet) where, among other things, you can look over two mountain ranges and the peaceful national park and forest. Simply elevating!
You'll start this immersive Provençal day by picture-perfect Gordes, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France! There will be free time here to stroll through its steep cobblestone streets, discover its secret squares and admire the fine Renaissance chateau with its commanding view of the valley.
Located deep in its Provençal valley, the Abbey of Sénanque is one of the most pure examples of the primitive Cistercian architecture. Just like during the 12th century, a community of Cistercians monks is currently living in the Abbey of Sénanque, still following the rule of Saint Benedict.
Seven times a day, the monks gather in the abbey church to pray together.
The last (but not least) place on the tour is Roussillon, the famous perched village located on a rocky promontory, dominating the ochre quarries. Nicknamed the “Provencal Colorado”, there is a surprising amount of rich warm color in these unusual cliffs!
Before heading back to Aix-en-Provence, enjoy a last stop at Lourmarin village. Classified as one of the most beautiful village in France as well, Lourmarin is also known as an artist's village. Many artists as the writers Albert Camus and Henri Bosco were attracted by this place surrounded by olive and almond trees.
Drop off at 05:00 PM at the Aix en Provence Tourist Office.
Please note that the drop off times may change according to the traffic.
This tour is subject to availability and a Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people.
During the day please remain mindful of the gathering times and locations given by your Guide to ensure your maximum enjoyment at each stop and an on-time return to Aix-en-Provence.
|Duration of the tour||1 day|
|Minivan||The transportation of this excursion is operated in a comfortable full options minibus. Maximum 8 passengers per minibus.|
|Children||Reduced price for children under 12 years old. Free of charge for infants under 3 years old.|
|Types of travel||Small group day tours|
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AVIGNON / LUBERON VILLAGES / GORDES / ROUSSILLON / LOURMARIN
Customer ratings and reviews
Extraordinary and enjoyable tour
For our excursion to Avignon, Pont du Gard and wine tasting at the Chateauneuf du Pape our guide was Annissa Bencherif. She too was delightful as well as extremely knowledgeable – about French history, culture, architecture and art! She was most energetic, tirelessly herding us graciously from one place to another while sharing a wealth of knowledge. We loved the charming café selected for lunch. The menu choices were again excellent and representative of French cuisine. The other guests on the tour were most enjoyable company, well -traveled and delightful.