Tour of Aix-en-Provence and Verdon river canyon
- Dive into the prestigious past of Aix-en-Provence
- Drive to the Verdon river Canyon and Sainte Croix de Verdon
- Photo stop in the lavender fields from 10 June to 20 July
Discover some of the most outstanding gems of Provence and combine culture and nature in this complete fullday tour.
Drive from Avignon to Aix en Provence in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Once in Aix, stroll along Cours Mirabeau lined with 17th and 18th centuries private mansions. Admire the elegant facades which bear witness to the prestigious past of the city.
French cuisine has been declared a « world intangible heritage » by UNESCO and the city of Aix is also proud of its local speciality « Les Calissons ». Find out about the legend of this traditional French candy and taste some handmade pieces (tasting included). Free time to wander in the provencal market.
Continuation toward Moustiers-Sainte Marie passing accross the Plateau of Valensole : from June 10th to July 20th a photo stop will be organized to take pictures of the blue-striped lavender fields.
- Transportation in 8-seater A/C minibus
- English-speaking professional driver/guide
- Tasting of the Calissons
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
- Infant (0-3): free
- Children (4-11): reduced
Office du Tourisme d'Avignon, 41 cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon
Meet us 10 minutes before departure time of the tour indicated at the Office du Tourisme d'Avignon.
- Free time for lunch during the day (not included)
From 1 April 2019 – 31 October 2019
Thursdays and Saturdays
Departurre at 9.00am | Return at 7.00pm
No tours on 1st May 201, 25th December 2019, 1st January 2020
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