Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destinations : Discovering the Luberon, Verdon Gorges, Avignon
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5 Nights 6 Days
Day 1 : Arrival
Bienvenue en Provence! Independent arrival in Aix-en-Provence. Overnight in Aix-en-Provence.
Day 2 : Discovering the Luberon
Spend the day discovering the small, charming villages of the Luberon. Meet your guide at a meeting point in the heart of Aix-en-Provence and drive along the scenic roads of Provence countryside roads to reach Isle-sur-Sorgue. Here you can walk along the canals (Isle-sur-Sorgue is called the Venice of Venaissin County) and stop at the many antique shops looking for rarities. Go up the river Sorgue and find its source at Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, where you can visit the caves where the river emerges. Continue to Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in the whole of France. During the summer, when the lavender is blooming, there will be a stop at the Senanque Abbey, one of the most photographed attractions of the whole Provence. Conclude your excursion with a visit to the villages of Bonnieux and Lourmarin. Overnight in Aix-en-Provence.
Day 3 : Verdon Gorges and More
Today, visit the stunning course of river Verdon, 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 : 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 center is packed with historical attractions, from the World Heritage-listed Palais du Papes to the majestic Medieval walls.
In the afternoon, guided visit of the town and Palais du Pope with your private guide (optional). Overnight in Avignon.
Day 5 : 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 dominates the medieval village. Enjoy a wine tasting in one of the local cellars before going back to Avignon. Overnight in Avignon.
Day 6 : Departure
Independent departure transfer. Au revoir Provence!