1. France
  2. Provence
  3. Arles
  4. Montmajour Abbey

From Arles: Van Gogh in Provence Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 132546
You will be driven to the different sites that Van Gogh painted in Arles. Have a photo stop at the 10th century fortified Benedictine Monastry - Montmajour Abbey and visit the asylum St. Paul de Mausole in St. Remy de Provence.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Trace the footsteps of Van Gogh during his stay in the south of France in Arles and Saint Remy de Provence
  • Visit the asylum St. Paul de Mausole
  • Have a photo stop at the 10th century fortified Benedictine Monastry - Montmajour Abbey
  • View the sunflower fields during the blooming season
Full description
Today, the city of Arles is extremely linked to the painter Van Gogh. He stayed in Arles from February 1888 for 15 months and painted more than 300 pieces of work here. Tour the surroundings of Arles and St. Rémy de Provence on the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh.

Start the tour with a photo stop at Pont Langlois located in the Arles suburb. This drawbridge on a canal reminded him of his homeland in the Netherlands. Continue to Montmajour Abbey (entrance fee not included) to make a stop to take pictures of this magnificent place which was a source of inspiration for the artist. There, he produced many drawings from 1888 to 1889 as he was fascinated by the site. Have the possibility to take pictures of sunflower fields in bloom in July.

Continue to Saint Paul de Mausole in Saint Rémy de Provence (entrance fee included). This was the mental hospital where he spent the last part of his life in a Romanesque monastery with a charming 12th century cloister. Visit the reconstitution his room and see reproductions of his paintings made in Alpilles and the olive groves when he was allowed to go out.
Includes
  • Transportation in an 8-seater air-conditioned minibus
  • English-speaking professional driver/ guide
  • Entrance fees to the asylum Saint Paul de Mausole
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees, unless specified
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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

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    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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I liked it a lot but they could have a more colorful logo that identifies that they are the ones on the tour

August 10, 2019

Interesting and easy way to get a valuable experience

The tour was well organized and the guide was enthusiastic and with a good knowledge of the topic - van Gogh in Provence.

July 13, 2019

Excellent tour quide Marc. Wonderful tour.

Fantastic time, very informative and professional.

May 4, 2018

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Product ID: 132546