- Private tours
- Private transfers
- Shore Excursions
Full day tour Avignon and Luberon hilltop villages from Marseille to discover the city of Avignon and the palace of the popes during a walking guided tour before to reach the hilltop villages of the Luberon. Visit of Fontaine de Vaucluse and its mythic spring, the medieval village of Gordes classified as one of the most beautiful of France and the cistercian abbey of Senanque built among lavender fields before to walk along the “ochre path” in the ochre village of Roussillon. On the way back we’ll do a photo stop at Lourmarin.
Departure for Avignon, the city of the popes. Enjoy a walking guided tour of Avignon and the historic center with your guide to discover the palace of the popes, Saint Bénezet Bridge, Notre Dame des Dom’s cathedral, Dom’s gardens, Saint Pierre church and Horloge square.
You will then drive to the hilltop villages of Luberon and first stop in Fontaine de Vaucluse, famous for its mythic spring and paper mill where you will learn everything about the paper making process.
You will reach Gordes, classified as one of the most beautiful village of France. Lunch at leisure and free time to explore the village, church, caves or Renaissance castle.
Next stop for a photo session in the Cistercian abbey of Sénanque built amonglavender fields.
You will finally drive to Roussillon, a village perched atop an ochre rock formation called the “Provencal Colorado“. Time at leisure to stroll down the village or walk along the “ochre path” (duration: 30mn). Return to Aix en Provence.
First stop in Lourmarin an artist’s village, set in the midst of olive and almond trees, that has attracted Henri Bosco and Albert Camus. You will have free time at leisure in this charming provencal village to visit its ancient castle and its narrow streets. The village was source of inspiration of Peter Mayle for “A year in Provence”.