Day 3 (Sunday): Verdon Gorges and more
Today, visit the stunning Verdon river, with its breathtaking gorges, one of the must-see natural wonders in Europe. Meet your guide at a meeting point in the heart of Aix-en-Provence and drive to Manosque were you will have the chance to visit the Occitane cosmetic factory, whose products are all made from local flowers and plants. Driving through the Valensole plateau (between mid-June and mid-July you will have the chance to see the lavender fields in bloom here), you will reach the Moustiers-Ste-Marie, a small village perched between two scenic rocky cliffs. Continue to the Lake Saint Croix for a relaxing stop at the beach before coming back to Aix-en-Provence. Overnight in Aix-en Provence.
Day 4 (Monday): Aix-en-Provence - Avignon
Meet your private driver at the hotel lobby and transfer to your accommodation in Avignon. Residence of the Popes for almost a hundred years in the 14th century, its city centre is packed with historical attractions, from the World Heritage-listed Palais du Papes to the majestic Medieval walls.
In the afternoon there is an optional private guided visit of the town and Palais du Pope. Overnight in Avignon.
Day 5 (Tuesday): Orange and Châteauneuf du Pape
Today, discover the hidden gems of Provence, Orange and Châteauneuf du Pape. Meet your guide in the heart of Avignon and reach the city of Orange for a panoramic tour to see its numerous Roman monuments. The Ancient Theatre (entrance fees and audio guide included) is one of the best preserved in the world. Continue to Châteauneuf du Pape and admire the ruins of the Pope’s formal summer residence which dominate the medieval village. Enjoy a wine tasting in one of the local cellars before going back to Avignon. Overnight in Avignon.
Meals: Wine Tasting
Day 6 (Wednesday): Departure
After breakfast, independent transfer to your departure point. Au revoir Provence!
Independent Package Includes:
- 3 nights in Aix-en-Provence
- 2 nights in Avignon
- Small Group Discovering the Luberon Tour - Full Day
- Small Group Verdon Gorges - Full Day
- Private transfer: Aix-en-Provence - Avignon
- Small Group Orange and Châteauneuf du Pape - Full Day
- Arrival and departure transfers
Hotels (or similar):
- Aix-en-Provence: Cezanne
- Avignon: L'Horloge
Please note: Hotel may be substituted with similar category.
Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (vit)