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  3. Aix-en-Provence
  4. Verdon Gorge

Aix-en-Provence: Verdon Canyon & Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

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Explore the scenic Verdon Canyon on a 9-hour tour from Aix-en-Provence. Visit the L' Occitane cosmetics factory, get panoramic views of the Verdon River gorges, enjoy some free time at Sainte-Croix Lake, and end at picturesque Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the dramatic scenery of the Verdon Canyon
  • Visit the famous L'Occitane cosmetics factory
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Verdon Gorges
  • Go to the scenic beaches of Saint-Croix
  • Browse the earthenware workshops of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie
Full description
Enjoy a scenic full-day tour of the picturesque Verdon Canyon, departing from Aix-en-Provence by air-conditioned minibus.

Meet your guide at the Tourist Information Center of Aix, and set off on a lovely drive through the dramatic splendor of the Grand Canyon du Verdon. Stop en route at Manosque for a guided tour of the L' Occitane factory, famous for its cosmetics using local flowers and plants.

Cross the Valensole plateau, which is especially spectacular when the lavender fields are in full bloom (mid June to mid July). Head to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, famous for its earthenware workshops, and enjoy some free time for lunch on your own.

Continue to the Verdon Gorges of the Verdon River for breathtaking views of the lake of Sainte-Croix. Stop for some free time on the beach before driving back to Aix-en-Provence via the enchanting village of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Driver-guide
  • Entrance to the Occitane cosmetics factory
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees (unless specified)
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide outside the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Information Center

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Comfortable walking shoes and a swimsuit are recommended for this tour.

From £104.32 per person

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Product ID: 42260