Saint Remy, Les Baux and Pont du Gard Small Group Day Trip

Highlights

  • Your 5-hour tour of Provence’s stone monuments and historic towns begins with morning or afternoon pickup by minivan from your Avignon hotel. Enjoy picturesque views of the Provençal countryside as you arrive at your first stop, Saint-Rémy-De-Provence, to see ‘Les Antiques,’ a funeral monument and triumphal arch from the time of Augustus.  Next, head south to the Les Baux de Provence – a fortified medieval village perched in Alpilles mountain range. Meander through the narrow stone streets of the historic center, viewing the town's many original 16th-century houses and main attractions such as the Museum of Santons, the Hôtel des Porcelets and St Vincent Church. Afterward, travel to your final 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 that once supplied water to the town of Nîmes.  Your tour ends with return to your hotel in Avignon.

Summary

Your 5-hour tour of Provence’s stone monuments and historic towns begins with morning or afternoon pickup by minivan from your Avignon hotel. Enjoy picturesque views of the Provençal countryside as you arrive at your first stop, Saint-Rémy-De-Provence, to see ‘Les Antiques,’ a funeral monument and triumphal arch from the time of Augustus.  Next, head south to the Les Baux de Provence – a fortified medieval village perched in Alpilles mountain range. Meander through the narrow stone streets of the historic center, viewing the town's many original 16th-century houses and main attractions such as the Museum of Santons, the Hôtel des Porcelets and St Vincent Church. Afterward, travel to your final 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 that once supplied water to the town of Nîmes.  Your tour ends with return to your hotel in Avignon.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Why take this tour?

Journey to Saint Remy de Provence for stop at the Antiques (Triumphal Arch and funeral monument) located in a field of olive trees; a landscape painted several times by Van Gogh. Les Baux de Provence, village located upon a rock at 245 meters high, with its historical pedestrian center : the museum of santons, the Hôtel des Porcelets, beautiful house of the 16th century, the St Vincent Church, pretty romanesque building... Visit of the famous site of the Pont du Gard dated from the first century and classified by UNESCO, the most amazing and well preserved part of the Roman acqueduct which supplied water to Nîmes.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (8 seats)

  • Pont du Gard entrance ticket.

  • Entry/Admission - Pont du Gard

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Hotel pick up / drop off

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Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences Social distancing, wearing a mask, disinfecting minivans, bikes and equipment, hydroalcoholic gel available. We strictly apply all the sanitary measures in force

Cancellation Policy

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

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Discover Provence’s ancient roots and winemaking traditions on a half-day tour of the Gigondas and Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards from Avignon. Wind through the verdant vineyards of the Rhône Valley to distinguished wine estates in both areas to sample fine wines and learn about local varietals. Explore the ruins of the Pope's formal summer residence in Châteauneuf-du-Pape before heading back to Avignon.

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