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Provence Afternoon Half-Day Trip from Avignon

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US$ 90.97
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    What to Expect
    Your 6-hour tour begins with afternoon pickup by comfortable minivan from your Avignon hotel. Enjoy sun-kissed river views as you arrive at your first stop, the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard. Considered an ancient work of art, this three-tiered construction is the highest of all elevated Roman aqueducts. View the perfectly preserved masterpiece of ancient engineering and the rushing Gardon River below.

    Next, head south to the Les Baux de Provence – a fortified medieval village carved straight from the limestone-rich earth. Meander through the narrow stone streets to view the many original 16th-century houses, the labyrinthine ruins of Château de Baux and other main attractions such as the Museum of Santons and St Vincent Church. From this lofty vantage point, spot other hilltop towns that decorate the the landscape like the gorgeous village of Gordes – which is your next stop!

    Tumbling down the hillside in waves of white rock and terracotta, Gordes is a masterpiece of stone architecture. Tour Gorde’s charming shops, have a look at the reconstructed Renaissance castle and enjoy more sweeping vistas of the Luberon valley.

    If you’ve purchased the standard tour, you’ll return to your Avignon hotel from Gordes. Upgrade your excursion to visit the stunning village of Roussillon for an unforgettable look at the region’s famous ochre cliffs, painted in swathes of red and yellow. Grab any last souvenirs before heading back to Avignon, where your tour ends in the evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    41 Cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, France
    Departure Time
    1.00 pm from April to October
    12.00 pm from November to March
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (8 seats)
    • Driver/guide
    • Pont du Gard entrance ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Pont du Gard
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Le Sentier Des Ocres De Roussillon
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau des Baux de Provence
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    We had a marvelous day, and energetic and friendly, and informative tour guide, and the best passengers ever!!

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Alice G
    Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

    4.5 hours of this 7 hour tour was spent in the car driving, which was a terrible experience. This tour is ideal for people who want to maximize the look of their vacation on social media by proving that went to 4 different locations. You...More

    4  Thank kerirazzolini
    PR84, Responsable relations publiques at Provence Reservation Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

    Dear kerirazzolini, We thank you for your feedback. All our tours are organized to allow our tourists to experience the beautiful villages, monuments in a day as most of them have only one or two days in the region. We are sorry if it did...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2018

    We booked and paid this tour 4 days in advance and received confirmation. On the day of our tour we were supposed to meet at 1pm. At 1:10pm we received a call to inform us that our tour guide is unable to pick us up...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    2  Thank Trinette G
    PR84, Responsable relations publiques at Provence Reservation Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

    Dear Trinette G, We thank you for your feedback. We understand your frustration as you had already plans made after the tour. We always try our best to be on time. However our guides and their timing are subject to trafic conditions which is beyond...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2018

    I did the best of Provence afternoon tour which lasts around 6.5 hours (21st June). The tour included entrance to the Pont Du Gard and you stop at 2 villages - Les Baux-de-Provence and Rousillon. The tour description mentions Gordes but it should be noted...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank charlotte1974
    PR84, Responsable relations publiques at Provence Reservation Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

    Dear charlotte1974, Thank you for this wonderful 5star rating ! We oragnise our tours so that you can see as many beautiful sites, areas and villages as possible, during the half day or full day tour that you have booked with us. We are very...More

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