Small-Group Day Trip to Arles, the Alpilles and Pont du Gard from Avignon

Highlights

  • Your first stop will be Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the famous psychiatric hospital where Van Gogh stayed - the area inspired him to many of his masterpieces. Next, travel to Les-Baux-de-Provence, and have a walk in one of the most beautiful French villages nestling high up in the beautiful scenery of the Alpilles. Afterwards, enjoy strolling through the streets of Arles, source of inspiration for many artists and wonderful testimony of over 2000 years of history (with its picturesque Provencal market on Wednesdays and Saturdays). Move on to the Pont-du-Gard, a perfect example of the true genius of Roman engineers (entrance fee included). Lastly, taste the most famous wine of the Rhône valley at Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the village the Avignon Popes chose for their holidays, and discover its history in the Wine Museum (entrance fee and wine tasting included), before being driven back to Avignon.

Summary

Your first stop will be Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the famous psychiatric hospital where Van Gogh stayed - the area inspired him to many of his masterpieces. Next, travel to Les-Baux-de-Provence, and have a walk in one of the most beautiful French villages nestling high up in the beautiful scenery of the Alpilles. Afterwards, enjoy strolling through the streets of Arles, source of inspiration for many artists and wonderful testimony of over 2000 years of history (with its picturesque Provencal market on Wednesdays and Saturdays). Move on to the Pont-du-Gard, a perfect example of the true genius of Roman engineers (entrance fee included). Lastly, taste the most famous wine of the Rhône valley at Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the village the Avignon Popes chose for their holidays, and discover its history in the Wine Museum (entrance fee and wine tasting included), before being driven back to Avignon.

Tour info

Duration
9 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Discover Roman masterpieces and Van Gogh's landscapes in a small group. Enjoy personal service and a friendly atmosphere. With our skip-the-line ticket to the Pont du Gard (included) you'll avoid the long lines and have more time to sightsee. Enjoy a small group wine tasting at a selected winery in Tavel, in the Rhone valley. In summer, we will be happy to stop along sunflower fields and give you time for souvenir pictures.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Parking Fees

  • Live commentary on board

  • Entrance fees, unless specified

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities (optional)

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

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

Face masks are required for guides and travelers inside the minivan.

Cancellation Policy

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

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About operator:

ProVans is the result of an encounter between Veronica and Nicolas, an Italian and French couple. We both love to share our passion for Provence with travelers from all over the world and to create a chilled-out atmosphere during our day trips. Our guests just take a seat in one of our comfortable 9-seat vans (fully equipped with air-conditioning and microphone) and we take care of everything!

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