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From Marseille: Arles, Les Baux and Saint Rémy de Provence

Product ID: 31300
Follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh and discover how the Alpilles countryside inspired his artwork. Explore the ancient city of Arles, visit the medieval village of Les Baux-de-Provence and discover the Roman monuments in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.
About this activity
Duration: 10.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the city of Arles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the threshold of Camargue region
  • Discover the Roman monuments of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
  • Visit the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence with it's magestic ruins of the castle
Full description
Through the Crau Plain, this full-day tour will take you to the Grand Rhône River bank, where the ancient city of Arles is located. Following the footsteps of Van Gogh, you will discover the Roman vestiges with the coliseum and the ancient theatre, the 12th century Saint Trophime Church, the Forum Square where the statue of the provincial poet Frédéric Mistral stands, as well as Van Gogh's bridge, Hotel Dieu, and Van Gogh’s Café.

Later, on the road that leads you to Les Baux-de-Provence, you will make a stopover at the 10th century Montmajour Abbey and at the Mill of Daudet, the famous place where Alphonse Daudet found inspiration to write his letters.

Enjoy lunch on your own, in the perched village of Les Baux-de-Provence. In the afternoon, you will visit an olive property in the Baux valley well known for its olive trees before continuing through the Alpilles mountains to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to discover its antique Roman monuments.

From March to December, it is possible to attend the sound and light show about Vincent Van Gogh in Les Carrières de Lumières (entrance fee not included) instead of visiting the village.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Services of a driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fee to Les Carrières de Lumière

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Hotel Radisson Blu, 38 quai Rive Neuve, 13007 Marseille

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

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    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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All these villages are magnificent and worth the detour.

October 12, 2019

The places are very nice sometimes it would take a little more time to enjoy the ride more

September 2, 2019

Excellent tour with a marvellous guide!

August 15, 2019

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Product ID: 31300