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  1. France
  2. Provence
  3. Aix-en-Provence
  4. Pont du Gard

From Aix en Provence: Full-Day Discovery Tour of Provence

Product ID: 32524
See the best that Provence has to offer on a full-day tour that takes you from Avignon to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, visiting Roman-era ruins and tasting fine wines. Marvel at the views from Les Baux de Provence and see the ancient Pont du Gard aqueduct.
About this activity
Duration: 9.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the imposing castle ruins in Les Baux de Provence
  • Marvel at the majestic Pont du Gard, an aqueduct dating from Roman times
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Visit the Popes' Palace and the renowned Saint-Benezet Bridge (ticket not included)
  • Spend free time in Avignon and grab lunch at a local cafe
Full description
One of the first stops on your day of discovery is the village of Les Baux de Provence. The narrow streets and the imposing castle ruins date to the Middle Ages – a time of proud lords and troubadours. From the rocky spur you’ll enjoy exceptional scenic views.

See the Pont du Gard, a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site that is the best-preserved part of the Nîmes aqueduct. Designed by architects and engineers during the Roman era, it is considered a technical and artistic masterpiece.

You’ll continue on to Avignon, the 14th century City of the Popes. See the medieval walls, the Pont d’Avignon that crosses the Rhone River, and the Popes’ Palace, which is the largest Gothic palace in Europe. (Note that entrance fees are not included.)

Next on your itinerary is a visit to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, surrounded by its world-famous vineyards. Wine tasting at one of the numerous cellars is included.

Please note that you’ll have free time for lunch on your own during the tour, and that the cost of lunch is not included in the tour price.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Entrance fees to Pont du Gard
  • Wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • English-speaking driver/guide service
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Entrance fees, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet your guide outside the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Information Center

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4 / 5
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The tour was a good taste of some of the more popular sites in Provence. It was a treat and a time saver to have a knowledgeable driver familiar with routes and access to sites. Our group was a mixture of French and English which the guide diligently tried to handle but it left no time for in-depth discussions including history etc. We found the time spent at each site sufficient and the in between driving not begrudged due to our less than perfect weather conditions. One word of caution is lunch options are poor. A packed snack would have been better.

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May 18, 2019

Victoria was a excellent guide!

March 28, 2018

June 9, 2019

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Tylene Tours

Product ID: 32524