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Provençal excursion from Arles: discover the lavender fields and the hilltop villages

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Arles

Provençal excursion from Arles: discover the lavender fields and the hilltop villages - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Arles
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9 Boulevard des Lices - Arles

• *this excursion leaves from arles.  if you are in avignon, you must arrange your transport from avignon to arles **
• seasonal offer:  available april to october only*

From Arles, start your tour with a visit to the impressive Pont du Gard! Admire the architecture of this last vestige of the Nîmes aqueduct, listed as a unesco world Heritage Site.

You will then reach Saint Rémy de Provence.

On the way, you will stop to photograph the famous "plateau des antiques", a listed natural site. It is characterised by its triumphal arch and its Roman mausoleum.

Then head to the village of Baux de Provence. Built on a rocky outcrop, this village offers spectacular views of the Provençal countryside. Let yourself be charmed by its lovely narrow streets and the authenticity of this village!

Continue your route towards Roussillon, this village ranked as one of France's most beautiful will captivate you with its incredible variety of colours!

Perched upon an ochre cliff, this village offers breathtaking panoramic views of the region. You will be charmed by this picturesque village!

Your next stop is to the medieval village of Gordes. This town built entirely of "Lauze" stones will amaze you with its architecture and typical regional atmosphere!

End your tour by visiting the Lavender Museum.

Discover the lavender distillation processes by watching a special demonstration! (from July to August)

At the end of the day, you will return to Avignon accompanied by your driver.

Through this tour you will discover the Provençal way of life and the region's magnificent landscapes!

Rates

Provençal excursion from Arles: discover the lavender fields and the hilltop villages
115 €
Pricing formulas
Adult(s)
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Child/Children (-12 years)
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Child/Children under 4 years - Free

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions
In detail

• Availability: From April to October :  Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except in exceptional circumstances)
• Departure time: 8: 30am
• Duration: Approx. 10 hours
• Departs from: Arles centr
• At least two people must go on this tour
• Children up to 12 years are eligible for reduced pricing
• Baby seats and booster seats are provided for free
• This activity is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
• Transport will be by air-conditioned minibus (maximum 8 spaces)
• Your tour will be conducted in English and French by your driver
• please note:
• the Lavender Museum is closed in January
• The distillation demonstration only takes place from July to August

Establishment policy

BookingRequired
PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• The visit to the Lavender Museum (except in January)
• Commentaries from the driver/guide
• Transport from/to Arles
Not included in the price
• Admission fee for the monuments and other places to visit
• Tips (optional)
• Any other extras
Cancellation conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied: Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Places of interest nearby

Tourist Office of Arles (60 yd)
Protestant Temple of Arles (140 yd)
Antique Theatre of Arles (210 yd)
Obelisk of Arles (210 yd)
Cathedral Saint-Trophime (230 yd)
Church Sainte-Anne (250 yd)
Museum Museon Arlaten (300 yd)
Arena of Arles (420 yd)
Arles (430 yd)
Cargo de Nuit (460 yd)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Arles Meetings
The international photography festivalFrom 1 july to 22 september 2019Arles
Easter Feria
A popular bullfighting-oriented event that draws thousands of spectators each yearFrom 19 to 22 april 2019Arles
Nîmes Festival
An extensive programme of concerts in the Arena of NîmesFrom 23 june to 20 july 2019Nîmes (17.4 mi)
Great Roman Games
All the magic of the Roman games in the Arena of NîmesFrom 3 to 5 may 2019Nîmes (17.4 mi)
Pentecost Feria
A popular traditional festival based on bullfights and bull runsFrom 6 to 10 june 2019Nîmes (17.5 mi)
Avignon Festival
A gathering for international contemporary live performanceFrom 4 to 23 july 2019Avignon (21 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Lou Marques
French cuisine59 € Arles
La Pergùla
French cuisine25 € Arles
L'Escaladou
Provençal22 € Arles
Le Café Georges
French cuisine22 € Arles
Sakura
Japanese22 € Arles
Du Bar à l'Huitre
Fish and seafood30 € Arles

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Hermitage
HikeEasy3h00Collias (21 mi)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (27 mi)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (27 mi)
From the Spring to the Venice of Provence
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (27 mi)
Beaumes Rouges Path
HikeEasy2h30Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (30 mi)
Courrejho (the courrée)
HikeEasy1h00Ménerbes (31 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Hôtel & Spa Jules César Arles - MGallery by Sofitel
Hotel131 € to 780 € per nightArles
Best Western Atrium
Hotel56 € to 174 € per nightArles
Hôtel Du Cloître
Hotel95 € to 209 € per nightArles
Le Relais De Poste
Hotel65 € to 120 € per nightArles
L'Auberge du Pelerin et du Voyageur
Hotel25 € per nightArles
Hotel Spa Le Calendal
Hotel64 € to 209 € per nightArles
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