Alpilles Full-Day Tour of Les Baux de Provence, Arles & Pont du Gard
Tuesday, Thursday Saturday
BAUX DE PROVENCE, ARLES & PONT DU GARD
Pick up at 9.45 am, meet your guide at Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office.
Cost per person $19.00
Medieval hilltop village of Baux-de-Provence
You start this daytrip by discovering the authentic and old village of Les Baux-de-Provence. You will stroll by yourself (free time) this perched mountain village of the Middle Ages, full of narrow cobblestone streets, old mansions and the picturesque Saint-Vincent church, and appreciate the panoramic view of Provence landscape from the promontory of the ruined fortress.
The old Roman and Romanesque city of Arles, UNESCO World Heritage
Then your guide will drive you to the historic city of Arles where you will be given free time to visit the Roman monuments such as the Theatre and the Amphitheatre, but also the Alyscamps, painted several times by Van Gogh. Don’t miss the majestic Place de la République, main square of the city, with the spectacular Romanesque Saint-Trophime cathedral famous for its sculpted façade and its cloister, but also the high Roman obelisk in front of the ornate City Hall. Finish by a drink at the Café Van Gogh, inspiration of the famous artist who lived in the city in 1888.
Lunch at leisure in Arles.
Pont du Gard, UNESCO World Heritage
Your guide will drive you to the best-preserved aqueduct of the Roman world located in a beautiful setting. Built on three levels during the 1st century, this bridge led clear water from Uzès to Remoulins., upon the Gardon River. Offering one of the most picturesque landscape of Provence, you will be amazed by the mixture of gracious and strong architecture ! Even the several and violent floodings of the river never managed to make this wonder collapse…
6.45 pm : Drop off at Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office. End of the tour.
This tour includes
Transportation in a comfortable full options minivan for the day, English speaking escort guide, Pont du Gard tickets.
Maximum 8 passengers per vehicle.
This tour doesn't include
Personal expenses, extras, entrance fees to monuments and museums, meals & drinks, hotel pick up/drop off.
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