1. Aix-en-Provence: Day Trip to Les Baux with Wine Tasting
Enjoy a comfortable transfer from the centrally located meeting point in Aix-en-Provence to the the village of Les Baux-de-Provence in the Alpilles mountain range. Stop at the Carrières des Lumières, a digital art center in an ancient Roman limestone quarry. Enter this unique venue to experience immersive multimedia exhibitions dedicated to the town of Venice. After this light and sound experience, follow your guide on a walking tour of the village of Les Baux-de-Provence which dates back to prehistoric times and is perched atop a natural plateau. Admire the 13th-century castle that dominates the village and Renaissance-period villas and mansions. Hear about how the prosperity of the town was linked with the quarry. Find out how WWII changed the town into a an artistic and touristic destination. Have some free time to peruse local shops and café, or to purchase a an authentic lunch before heading to the Provence Winery. Savor some white and red wines from the Côtes de Provence wine region which spans over 20 000 hectares and has been recognized as an AOC since 1977. Delight your senses as you experience the aromas of fresh flowers, yellow fruit, and red fruit in a Côtes de Provence rosé. After your wine tasting, return to the city center of Aix-en-Provence.