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From Arles: Half-Day 4x4 Camargue Safari

From Arles: Half-Day 4x4 Camargue Safari

Discover Camargue Natural Regional Park on an exciting 4x4 excursion with an experienced guide. See native wildlife like horses, bulls, and flamingos and stop in the charming village of Saintes Maries de la Mer. Meet your guide and embark on this incredible half-day 4 x 4 tour. Located between the arms of the Rhône River, the Camargue is a wind-swept land made of salt and water. Birds have made it their safe haven and people have managed to intermingle with biodiversity in this unique place, breeding bulls and horses, as well as developing the rice culture.   Camargue manages to seduce with its breathtaking landscapes and doesn't fail to impress. This territory, where water and alluvium, ponds, marshes and land all mix, has been the base of exceptionally rich human history. Discover the ponds and marshes, home to pink flamingos and many other birds. You will be welcomed on  private land to admire the famous Camargue bulls and horses. Discover the heart of the Camargue Natural Regional Park and learn about its nature and history from your guide.

Lavender Field & Distillery Tour between Nimes & Arles

Lavender Field & Distillery Tour between Nimes & Arles

Guided tours (1h) - meeting point at the shop. Explore the aromatic plants fields, touch and smell the plants to identify it and all their properties. Experience the distillation process around the still, watch the steam turning flowers into oils and discover the secrets of extracting high quality organic essential oils. Extend your experience in store to discover all our natural products and get personalized advice.

From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence

From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence

Start your trip from Avignon and relax with round-trip transportation via air-conditioned minibus to explore Van Gogh's Provence. The sunny region of Provence has long been an inspiration for artists and painters, like Van Gogh. From the bright colors of the sun and sunflowers to the various colorful landscapes, he painted hundreds of works during his stay in Arles and St. Rémy de Provence. In Arles, follow in his footsteps at the sites that inspired Starry Night, Maison Jaune, Café Terrace at Night, and others. In Saint Rémy, follow some reproductions of his famous works and visit St. Paul de Mausole Asylum where he was interned.

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy Day Tour

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy Day Tour

This full-day tour from Aix-en-Provence takes you on a discovery of Provence, visiting Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, and Arles. Upon arrival in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence you will have some free time to explore the town including, on a Wednesday, the open-air market, one of the most picturesque in Provence. You will also make a photo stop at the Roman monuments and at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the hospital where the painter Van Gogh was interned from 1889 to 1890. You will then explore the exceptional village of Les Baux-de-Provence. The village has kept the narrow streets from the Middle Ages and the imposing ruins of a castle. From the rocky spur you can admire the breathtaking view of the exceptional scenery. Continuing on to Arles, and follow the footsteps of Van Gogh to discover the places where he created his most famous paintings dating back to 1888. Arles is also famous worldwide for its Roman heritage. The weekly market is on saturday morning : Arles is definitely a must-to-see!

From Arles: Alpilles Regional Park Provence 4x4 Safari

From Arles: Alpilles Regional Park Provence 4x4 Safari

After getting picked up from the meeting point in Arles, climb into an all-terrain 4x4 vehicle and set off into the heart of the Alpilles Regional Park, a small range of low mountains in Provence. As you drive, admire Roman ruins, vines, and olive trees spread out as far as the eye can see.  Pass through the picturesque villages of Saint Remy and Baux de Provence, where you will make a 30-minute stop to explore on foot. Stroll through this prestigious historic settlement which offers extraordinary views over the surrounding countryside. Next, visit an olive mill and savor delicious local oils. Your guide, motivated by their passion for provençal culture will unveil the hidden secrets of the region.

Arenas of Arles : The Digital Audio Guide

Arenas of Arles : The Digital Audio Guide

Dive into the fascinating history of the Arles Amphitheatre, an architectural treasure forged by the Roman Empire millennia ago. Explore these majestic ruins and transport yourself to a time when gladiators competed in the arena, captivating the onlooking crowd. To enhance your experience, we invite you to discover the arenas with the exclusive digital audio guide, designed and narrated by the scholarly local historian, Mr. Marchand. Immerse yourself in the captivating narratives of this passionate guide, revealing unprecedented details and offering a unique perspective on the glorious (and less glorious) past of this iconic amphitheater. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an architecture buff, or simply seeking a rewarding cultural adventure, Mr. Marchand's audio guide will lead you through the alleys of time, unveiling the well-guarded secrets of this exceptional site. Don't hesitate any longer to embark on an immersive and instructive experience. Book your visit now and let yourself be charmed by the timeless allure of the Arles Amphitheatre, accompanied by the digital audio guide that will turn your exploration into a true historical odyssey.

From Marseille: Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux and Arles

From Marseille: Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux and Arles

Visit Saint Rémy de Provence, picturesque and relaxing Provencal town. Photo stop at the Roman monuments «Les Antiques». Possibility to visit the recreation of Van Gogh's bedroom in Saint-Paul de Mausole. Enjoy the weekly market on Wednesdays. Free time in Les Baux de Provence, medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Stroll in the foot steps of Van Gogh in Arles : discover the places which inspired him in his work. The city is also famous for its Roman heritage. The weekly market is on Saturday morning : Arles is definitely a must-see ! Lunch on your own during the day. NB : On certain days, a quick drive through Aix en Provence to pick up and drop off passengers may be included.

From Marseille: Customizable Private Day Tour of Provence

From Marseille: Customizable Private Day Tour of Provence

Everything is possible! We adapt to your desires. In half or full day, you can choose what pleases you the most. We invite you to craft your own private journey through La Provence. Whether you're drawn to both nature and urban exploration in a single day, wish to experience the sea and the mountains, enjoy a boat ride or wander through the lanes of a medieval town, visit a vineyard or explore a loc al market – your preferences shape the adventure. Opt for a half-day or full-day tour tailored to what captivates you most. Discover Marseille with its oldest district, Le Panier, brimming with street art, museums, exotic markets, monuments, and historical buildings. Embrace the great outdoors with a hike in the Calanques National Park, scenic drives along the Gineste or Crêtes routes, or a boat tour of Cassis and the park's stunning calanques. Aix-en-Provence awaits with its thousand fountains and elegant mansions, along with the medieval village charm, Cézanne's legacy, and the majestic Sainte Victoire mountain. Indulge in the refined beauty of Château Lacoste or Château de la Gaude with their vineyards and art exhibitions. And discover the flavour of the best rosé wines in the world near Le Castellet ou Bandol beautiful villages. Venture into the Luberon to visit hilltop medieval villages like Gordes, the ochres of Roussillon, the serene lavender fields (Juin - August), and the Senanque Abbey. Explore Fontaine de Vaucluse, the markets and antiquities of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, join a cooking workshop in the Halles d'Avignon, or follow the Côtes du Rhône wine route and taste presigeous wines as Chateauneuf du Papes, Gigondas, Cairanne, Vacqueyras and others Discover Arles, Les-Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, with their connections to Van Gogh and Nostradamus, and the remnants of Roman and Celtic ruins. Let us know your desires; we are dedicated to fulfilling them.

Arles 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Arles 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Get to know Arles on a 2-hour walking tour of the French city. Maybe you have already heard about this place, as it is famous for its festival of photography, Rencontres d'Arles, which takes place every year in summer. But let's focus on discovering the historical center of this amazing city. Arles has important remains of Roman times, and you will start your tour by visiting the arena of Roman amphitheater, constructed in the 1st century. Then visit the Antique Theatre and the Arles Obelisk. If you would like to visit another place, simply let your guide know your wishes and your tour will be adjusted accordingly. Keep in mind that Arles is also rich in museums, like Musée de la Camargue or Musée Réaltu, which you can visit on your own. Additionally, some of the buildings and cathedrals of Arles are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and are a wonder to behold.

Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Saint Rémy, and Les Baux Day Trip

Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Saint Rémy, and Les Baux Day Trip

Explore 3 stunning gems on this full day tour to Arles, listed by Unesco as a World Heritage Site because of the number of Roman Monuments, the village of Saint-Rémy de Provence, where Van Gogh lived for a year and the village of Les Baux de Provence, an outstanding medieval village. Meet your English speaking local guide In the morning, we will come and pick you up at the tourism office in Aix en Provence. Meet your English speaking driver/guide who will go over the itinerary and program of the day with you. Then board your premium A/C vehicle and begin your small group tour led by a local guide. Arles Town Visit Discover the Historic city of Arles, a fortified town listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Participate in a walking tour of the historic center to visit the most emblematic monuments of the town including the Amphitheater, the Antique Theater or Saint Trophime church. The Roman City & Sites The Roman Amphitheater was built at the end of the 1st Century to the North of the town. It is part of a general extension of Arles and was built at the same period of time as the baths. It is larger than the one located in Nîmes and could welcome up to 25.000 spectators. Antique Games will be held within until the fall of the Roman Empire. The building of the Antique Theatre was requested by Emperor Auguste. It could welcome up to 10.000 spectators at a time. Only part of the Theater remains but it is still one of the most well preserved in France. The Roman Forum Located at the intersection of the Cardo (north-south axis) and the Decumanus (east-west axis), the Roman Forum of Arles is made up of a great square of which only two fragments still exist. What is interesting about the Forum in Arles are the foundations as it is built on a cryptoporticus, which is a covered corridor or passageway. The cryptoporticus were known to be used as storage areas in other towns but the one in Arles is, however, too damp for prolonged storage and may have served as a barracks for public slaves. Saint-Rémy de Provence Arrive in Saint Remy de Provence, one of the prettiest villages of the area. The village is known to be a summer hot spot for chic parisians, yet it is still possible to find some quiet areas within the village, as there are many small squares scattered all over. After the visit, free time for personal discovery and lunch. For your information, there is a beautiful Provence Market on Wednesdays. Les Baux de Provence Drive to the Alpilles mountain region that is famous for its vineyards and olive trees. Reach the medieval hilltop village of les Baux-de-Provence built on a rocky spur and from where you will have a breathtaking view of the surrounding Provence Countryside. Enjoy some free time to stroll and explore the narrow streets, Art galleries and the remains of a 10th century fortress.

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