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Provence in One Day Small Group Day Trip from Avignon

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Overview
Spend the day exploring the Provençal countryside with a small group on this full-day tour. Explore medieval towns, UNESCO-listed attractions, and Luberon hilltop villages with your guide. Avoid the worry of navigating in a foreign language. Instead, sit back in a comfortable 8-person van as your guide imparts local insights and history during your scenic journey.
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You'll start at
Office de Tourisme d'Avignon
41 Cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, FranceMeet your guide outside the Tourist Office of Avignon.
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  • 1
    Roussillon
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Gordes
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    La Fontaine de Vaucluse
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Pont du Gard
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Les Baux de Provence
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 6
    Les Antiques
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Office de Tourisme d'Avignon
41 Cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, FranceMeet your guide outside the Tourist Office of Avignon.
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Highlights
  • Explore UNESCO–listed Pont du Gard with your guide
  • Visit Roussillon, Gordes, and Luberon all in one day
  • Small group size allows a more personalized tour experience
  • Hassle-free, round-trip transportation from central Avignon
What to Expect
Start your morning with pickup from central Avignon and settle in for a daylong journey through the Provençal countryside. The first stop is a guided tour of Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be an ancient work of art. Admire the 1st-century Roman aqueduct, situated on the Gardon River, and then continue south to the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence. Take time to explore the stone-built town and enjoy lunch (own expense), and then continue the tour to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Finally travel to the Luberon region known for its picturesque hilltop villages and vineyards. The area is known to have inspired some of the world’s most loved artists. Your last stops of the day include Roussillon, Gordes, and Fontaine de Vaucluse. Your tour ends with a drop-off back in Avignon.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Office de Tourisme d'Avignon, 41 Cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, France
Duration
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned minivan (8 seats)
  • Pont du Gard entrance ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Pont du Gard
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick up / drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cbprof wrote a review Nov 2019
51 contributions26 helpful votes
We took this all day tour to see areas of Provence without the trouble of renting a care. This turned out to be a great decision. Our guide, Olivier, was teriffic. On the full one day grand tour, we got to visit Roman ruins, a winery, multiple amazing hilltop towns and the Roman
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Date of experience: September 2019
dbeezley wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
I signed up for this tour as described on the Trip Advisor page. I was looking for a tour that included the Carrieres de Lumieres at Les Baux along with the villages. When we got in the van our guide reviewed the day's itinerary and it did not include the Carrieres de Lumieres.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Diane H wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions
Our guide made you want to move there. I recommend going on this tour. I personally didn't want to drive on these small, windey road. Our guide was very good navigating it. The towns we went to were quent.
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Date of experience: September 2019
sunday25 wrote a review Oct 2019
98 contributions17 helpful votes
All in all, I enjoyed the tour, however, the guide tried to cover too much mileage and too many places in one day. We were given only one hr in Roussilon, Gordes, La Fontaine de Vaucluse and les Baux. My friend and I skipped lunch altogether & opted for just a coffee à La
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Date of experience: October 2019
Aleksey wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
The places are absolutely stunning. It wasn't just some random trip I liked and decided to book, I heard about these places before, they were marked on my map and the beautiful guide (Laure) allowed me to see them. I'd recommend to not stay in shops and restaurants but visit Le
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator
By: Provence Reservation Day Tours
droprisdan
280
excelent
It is important not only ta see a region but also to understand it.Beside the town as Nimes ,Avignon Uzes and
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Marina2Traveler
Chicago, Illinois
142
Incomplete tour. Bad customer service.
Probably saying that this tour was incomplete would be the best choice of words. Honestly, this tour had to be
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Tom W
10
Great introduction to small villages in Provence
Jeremy, our driver, promptly picked us up at noon at the Avignon TI office and gave us on overview of our tour to
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cbprof
4726
Excellent Experience
We took this all day tour to see areas of Provence without the trouble of renting a care. This turned out to be a
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dbeezley
12
check before you sign up
I signed up for this tour as described on the Trip Advisor page. I was looking for a tour that included the
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R D
Clemmons, North Carolina
31
loved our tour
Excellent tour! We only had one day to spend and this tour covered a lot of ground. While it would have been nice
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Albert D
Davis, California
44
Half-day tour of area around Avignon
Our guide Amar did a wonderful job leading this small group tour of the part of Provence around Avignon. We
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Brigid K
20
Terrific tour
Guillaume picked us up exactly on time and filled the drive time with interesting commentary on the history of the
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Diane H
Kenmore, Washington
30
Stunning
Our guide made you want to move there. I recommend going on this tour. I personally didn't want to drive on
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John T
100
Enjoyable half day tour
Wife and I really enjoyed the half day tour. The ride was comfortable and the guide was very knowledgeable. Would
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