Marseille Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Manosque, Valensole, Moustiers Ste Marie and Lake Ste Croix

Highlights

  • In this full day private tour, you will first meet your guide/driver in Marseille port of call in the morning. On board your private vehicle, stop first at the factory of L'Occitane en Provence in Manosque. There, you will get a guided tour and discover all the fragrances and natural cosmetics making processes. You will also get the opportunity to buy perfumes and cosmetic products with a preferential price. Back on the vehicle that will take you on some picturesque roads lined with blue lavender fields (from June 10 to July 20). Your driver will make various stops on your way to Valensole so you can take many pictures. In Valensole, have a stroll in this Provencal village.  Then, you next stop is Moustiers-Sainte-Marie where you will admire at the fabulous views. Finally, your guide will take you to Lake Sainte Croix: one of the biggest artificial rivers in the South East of France, where you will gaze at the view over the Verdon canyon. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Marseille port of cruise terminal.

Summary

In this full day private tour, you will first meet your guide/driver in Marseille port of call in the morning. On board your private vehicle, stop first at the factory of L'Occitane en Provence in Manosque. There, you will get a guided tour and discover all the fragrances and natural cosmetics making processes. You will also get the opportunity to buy perfumes and cosmetic products with a preferential price. Back on the vehicle that will take you on some picturesque roads lined with blue lavender fields (from June 10 to July 20). Your driver will make various stops on your way to Valensole so you can take many pictures. In Valensole, have a stroll in this Provencal village.  Then, you next stop is Moustiers-Sainte-Marie where you will admire at the fabulous views. Finally, your guide will take you to Lake Sainte Croix: one of the biggest artificial rivers in the South East of France, where you will gaze at the view over the Verdon canyon. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Marseille port of cruise terminal.

Tour info

Duration
9 hours
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Why take this tour?

In this full day tour, you will discover the North of the French Riviera in the Alpes de Haute-Provence and admire the stunning scenery of the area. Explore the charming village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, learn about the famous cosmetics brand L'Occitane en Provence, in Manosque, with the visit of the historical factory to discover the different production processes. Then, back on the road to Valensole and enjoy the fabulous view of the lavender fields (from June 10 to July 20). Once in Valensole, get some free time to discover this Provencal village, before heading up to Lake of Sainte-Croix where you can enjoy the view over the Verdon canyon.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Private tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Food and drinks

  • Lunch

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Take off from Aix-en-Provence to visit Moustiers Ste-Marie and Manosque on this 9-hour tour. Along the way, visit remarkable sights, such as Verdon Gorge (Gorges du Verdon), Lake of Ste-Croix, and Notre Dame de Lorette. Plus make a stop to tour the high-end cosmetics company, L'Occitane’s factory.

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