Best of Provence Tour

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Discover the Best of Provence with a tour package for three days with a tour based in Avignon. Your Best of Provence tour will begin with a pickup at the Avignon TGV station when your train arrives from Paris.  Please note that train tickets are not included in prices listed below, but we are happy to help you secure the tickets prior to your departure.

The touring is not private, but rather the group minivan tours are offered on a daily basis from Avignon (minimum of 2 people).

  • Tour days: Daily throughout the year; tour can begin on any day of the week
  • Duration: 3 days and 2 nights
  • Included: Audioguides for Popes’ Palace and Pont d’Avignon, guided touring in English to Lubéron regional park, Roussillon, Gordes, Lavender Museum, Antiques of Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Châteauneuf-du-Pape; two nights accommodations, breakfasts, two dinners, arrival and departure transfers from the train, and tour transportation
  • Vehicle: Van or Minicoach

Best of Provence Tour Details

Avignon

Provence Food Wine Lovers Tour

Avignon

Your Best of Provence tour package will begin with a  transfer from your train’s arrival in Avignon to your Avignon hotel.

In the afternoon, you will be able to visit Avignon on your own with tickets for the Popes’ Palace and Pont d’Avignon. Your audioguides will  enrich the visits.

Dinner and overnight in Avignon.

Provence in a Day

Village of Gordes

Village of Gordes

Your Provence tour will first take you to the Lubéron Regional Park to visit some very special towns.

Roussillon is listed as one of “the most beautiful villages of France”. Famous for its red and yellow ochre cliffs and unusual landscape, it is a very colorful place to stroll. Hordes is a perched village in the the Lubéron and also is one of “the most beautiful villages of France”. Completely built with dried stones, it is situated on a hillside and has a very majestic feel to it!

This day will also include a visit to the Lavender Museum to discover the flower symbol of Provence and during July and August, you can see a demonstration of distillation during the harvest.

Your tour will stop in Glanum, one of the oldest archeological sites in Europe. The Antiques of Saint Rémy de Provence (Triumphal Arch and Funerary Monument) are situated among olive trees and landscape painted by Vincent Van Gogh.The settlement was started in 100 B.C. and the Triumphal Arch and Cenotaph have been well preserved.

Les Baux de Provence will be your final memorable stop!  This treasure is a perched village in Les Alpilles de Provence and Les Baux is one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France with the best shopping of the day.

Dinner and overnight in Avignon

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll do a morning tour to Châteauneuf-du-Papeo to discover the vineyards and do some wine-tasting in the famous cellars.

There will be options according to the travel date:

Monday and Thursday: 2 wine-tastings in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

Other days: 1 wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and then a visit of Orange Roman Theatre.

Your Best of Provence tour package will end with a transfer to the Avignon TGV station in the afternoon.

Best of Provence Tour Pricing:

One Guest - 3 Star Hotel
$1,090/person
Two nights accommodations
Breakfasts
Two dinners
Arrival and departure
transfers from the train
Audioguides in Avignon for Popes' Palace and Pont du Gard, Guided touring in English to Roussillon, Gordes, Lavender Museum, Glanum, Les Baux de Provence, Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Two Guests - 3 Star Hotel
$780/person
Two nights accommodations
Breakfasts
Two dinners
Arrival and departure
transfers from the train
Audioguides in Avignon for Popes' Palace and Pont du Gard, Guided touring in English to Roussillon, Gordes, Lavender Museum, Glanum, Les Baux de Provence, Chateauneuf-du-Pape
One Guest - 4 Star Hotel
$1,260/person
Two nights accommodations
Breakfasts
Two dinners
Arrival and departure
transfers from the train
Audioguides in Avignon for Popes' Palace and Pont du Gard, Guided touring in English to Roussillon, Gordes, Lavender Museum, Glanum, Les Baux de Provence, Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Two Guests - 4 Star Hotel
$880/person
Two nights accommodations
Breakfasts
Two dinners
Arrival and departure
transfers from the train
Audioguides in Avignon for Popes' Palace and Pont du Gard, Guided touring in English to Roussillon, Gordes, Lavender Museum, Glanum, Les Baux de Provence, Chateauneuf-du-Pape