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Abbaye de Senanque - Walking tour with Andiamo Adventours
Provence Walking Tour
 
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TRIP QUICK FACTS

2018 Dates:
Apr 29- May 6,
6-13,
27-June 3,
10-17,
Sept 16-23,
30 - Oct 7,
7-14

Duration: 8 Days
Terrain: Easy

Tour Price: $3,485
Accommodations: 3 & 4-star Meet/Depart: Avignon/Arles

Highlights Include:

  • Antique Market
  • Wine tastings
  • Ochre quarries
  • Van Gough
  • Pont du Gard
  • Les Baux de Provence
  • Arles City tour
  • Abbaye Senanque

 

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Provence Walking Tour - Trip Overview

“2000 Years of Inspiration”
Walk within the scent of wild thyme and lavender and marvel at the landsacpes that inspried the likes of Van Gogh & Cézanne as you amble within the olive trees, sunflowers and lavender fields all punctuated by stately cypress trees. Appreciate the bounties of regional cuisine and stately wines while savoring the delights of Provence.

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Days 1-2: The Vaucluse & Le Grand Luberon
Visit the "island city", Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, for its renowned Sunday antique market, with over 300 dealers, then walk to the source of the Sorgue River. The next day the charming hill town of Rousillon is explored after our hike within the nearby colorful ochre quarries of a bygone era.

Days 3: Gordes & Fine Wine
Wander the spectacular village of Gordes, built on the face of a cliff, then walk to the cistercian Abbaye de Senanque with its well-known lavender fields. A wine tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape is sure to impress.

Days 4-5: Les Alpilles, Pont-du-Gard & Van Gogh
The lush landscapes lead us to the architectural masterpiece Pont-du-Gard, built in Roman times and now a UNESCO heritage site. Then in St. Rémy-de-Provence we visit St. Paul de Mausole, the asylum where Van Gogh spent a prolific last year (1889-1890) and the impressive Roman ruins of Glanum.

Days 6-8: Les Baux & Arles
Walk to majestic Les Baux de Provence with it's medieval ruins, history and spectacular vistas before a visit to the Marius Fabre soap factory and museum on the way home. 
A city tour of Arles helps us appreciate the Roman treasures, sultry stone squares & festive atmosphere that we absorb before and after our grand farewell dinner.

Inclusions:

  • All lodging 3 nights 4 star and 4 nights 3 star
  • All breakfasts & 5 full course dinners
  • All Entry fees listed in the itinerary
  • Private City tour of Arles
  • Wine tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape
  • Colorful Outdoor markets
  • Ground transportation including pick-up in Avignonand drop-off in Arles (train from Paris not included)
  • Service of bilingual guides with a knowledge of the region's culture

Not included: Airfare, beverages, trip insurance (strongly recommended), personal items, guide tips.