Ventourisme

Ventourisme

Camargue • Alpilles

Visit wonderful historical sites in Arles and Les Baux de Provence, and taste local specialities, from Avignon*.

* if you stay outside Avignon, please contact me to decide a better pickup place together.

from

89 €

per person

From 2 to 6 people

Duration: between 5h30 (off-season tour) and 8h30 (high season tour)

Departure time: 9:00 am (high season tour) or 1:00 pm (off-season tour)

Languages: English or French

High season tour from Monday to Saturday included, except on public holidays, from around March 16th to November 15th.

Off-season tour from Monday to Saturday included, only in the afternoon, from around November 16th to March 15th.

from

89 €

per person

From 2 to 6 people

Duration: between 5h30 (off-season tour) and 8h30 (high season tour)

Departure time: 9:00 am (high season tour) or 1:00 pm (off-season tour)

Languages: English or French

High season tour from Monday to Saturday included, except on public holidays, from around March 16th to November 15th.

Off-season tour from Monday to Saturday included, only in the afternoon, from around November 16th to March 15th.

Route

High season tour (from 03/16 to 11/15):

9:00 am: Pickup in front of Avignon tourist office (address: 41 cours Jean Jaurès)

10:00 am: Visit of the amphitheater in Arles (1 hour drive), place of shows which was built at the end of the 1st century and could host 25,000 people (admission tickets included in the price). Duration: about 1 hour.

12:00/12:15 pm: Provençal picnic at the oil mill in Les Baux de Provence (30 minutes drive), made up of local goods (instance: hard-boiled eggs from the farm, tapenade, anchovy purée, fresh goat cheese, seasonal fruits, grape juice), in beautiful surroundings under the olive trees. Duration: about 1 hour.

1:00/1:15 pm: Guided tour of the oil mill Moulin CastelaS in Les Baux de Provence with a tasting at the end of the tour of at least 5 different olive oils of Vallée des Baux de Provence appellation. Duration: about 1 hour.

2:15/2:30 pm: Get away in the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, listed among the most beautiful villages of France, stronghold of a feudal domain and former marquisate of the Principality of Monaco. Duration: about 1 hour.

3:45/4:00 pm: Photo-stop at the Antiques of St Rémy de Provence (30 minutes drive) made up of a Roman arch and a Mausoleum, entrance gates of the ancient site of Glanum. Duration: 15 minutes.

4:00/4:15 pm: Tasting of traditionally and handmade-produced candied fruits at Confiserie Lilamand, inside the fortifications of St Rémy de Provence. Duration: about 30 minutes.

4:30/4:45 pm: Back to Avignon (45 minutes drive). Arrival in front of the tourist office around 5:15/5:30 pm.

Off-season tour (from 11/16 to 03/15, afternoon only):

1:00 pm: Pickup in front of Avignon tourist office (address: 41 cours Jean Jaurès)

2:00 pm: Visit of the amphitheater in Arles (1 hour drive), place of shows which was built at the end of the 1st century and could host 25,000 people (admission tickets included in the price). Duration: about 1 hour.

3:45/4:00 pm: Guided tour of the oil mill Moulin CastelaS in Les Baux de Provence with a tasting at the end of the tour of at least 5 different olive oils of Vallée des Baux de Provence appellation. Duration: about 1 hour.

5:00 pm: Get away in the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, listed among the most beautiful villages of France, stronghold of a feudal domain and former marquisate of the Principality of Monaco. Duration: about 1 hour.

6:00 pm: Back to Avignon (45 minutes drive). Arrival in front of the tourist office around 5:15/5:30 pm.

Included in the price:

  • Pickup in front of Avignon tourist office
  • Guided tour of the oil mill and tasting of at least 5 different olive oils of Vallée des Baux de Provence appellation
  • Admission tickets to the Roman amphitheater in Arles
  • Tasting of traditionally and handmade-produced candied fruits (high season tour only)
  • 7-seat vehicle with air conditioning avec air conditionné
  • A cold bottle of water for each passenger
  • Provençal picnic during the high season tour only
  • Native chauffeur-guide speaking French and English
  • Parking fees
  • Drop-off at the starting point

Not included:

  • Tips
  • Personal purchases
  • Picnic for the off-season tour

Other information to know:

  • The tour will occur, except in case of emergency (red vigilance declared by Météo France, quarantine, driver’s illness)
  • Cancellation with complete refund up to 24 hours before the departure time

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