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Authentic Alpilles

Authentic Alpilles

8 hours From
AU$637 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Private tour Private tour
  • France Region
    Provence
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    PPR-PPPD5
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
8 hours From
AU$637 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Private tour Private tour
  • France Region
    Provence
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    PPR-PPPD5
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    InclusionInclusion English speaking escort guideActivityActivity Walk in a typical food marketTourTour Tour Les Baux de Provence and sample local specialties including olive oil and wines. TransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

The private tour features a medley of culture, gastronomy, and natural heritage of Alpilles, which inspired Vincent van Gogh’s finest works. Enjoy a walking tour around a famous Provencal market to find out what makes up a tasty cuisine. Expect fresh fruits and vegetables, olives, spices, cheese, wine, and bright flowers on different stalls. The journey continues to the heart of Alpilles where the beautiful village of Les Baux-de-Provence stands. Don’t miss the chance to taste some local products at a traditional restaurant. After lunch, tour the Baux de Provence Valley and delight in a wine and oil tasting session.

Meeting point: Aix-en-Provence train station or at your hotel in Aix-en-Provence area at 9:30 AM

Available from April 1 to November 18

Itinerary

Your guide will pick you up at 09:30AM at Aix-en-Provence train station or at your hotel in Aix-en-Provence area. Welcome on board for this commented full day excursion through the Alpilles. You will have a global panorama of culture, gastronomy and natural heritage of what inspired so much Van Gogh.

Walk in a typical food market. Provence is known all over the world for its tasty cuisine. But no good food without good products. Strolling in the famous market of Provence is a nice occasion to understand why what you have in your plate is so genuine and delightful. You will be stunned by the bright and intense colours of olives, spices, fruits and vegetables; by the smells of delicatessen, cheese and wine; and also by the crowd and the screaming sellers, competing to attract you on their products.

After this sensory getaway, go back to the van for a cultural sightseeing.

Explore Les Baux-de-Provence, a picturesque medieval village belonging to the labelled group of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France". This impregnable village is located in the heart of the Alpilles. The fortifications give an interesting example of defensive architecture from the 11th to the 13th century. The main relic of this mighty stronghold is the castle crowned by a massive keep. Les Baux-de-Provence is a must-see of your Provencal experience.

Lunch at a traditional restaurant with local products (NOT INCLUDED - OPTIONAL 80.00 € per person)

Discover and taste native wines at a local domain. Tour and engage in an oil tasting experience in the Baux de Provence Valley.

This is the end of this extraordinary and genuine discovery of Alpilles area. Your guide will drive you back to Aix-en-Provence train station or to your hotel in Aix-en-Provence area.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a comfortable full options minivan
  • English speaking escort guide for 1 day
  • Wine and oil tasting

Exclusions

  • Lunch with drinks (additional cost)
  • Other drinks and meals
  • personal expenses
  • Extra hour - additional cost per hour (maximum of 2 hours per day)
  • Train tickets - additional cost
  • Expert guide gratuities

Important Notes

Price is based on two persons.

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