Full-day private tour of St Remy and the Romans and Vincent Van Gogh Arles
You will be driven first to the village of St Rémy de Provence, and visit the Site Archéologique de Glanum, one of the oldest archeological site in Europe, founded in the 3rd century BC, before control passed to the Romans under Julius Cesar. You will aslo see Les Antiques, the Monestry Saint Paul de Mausole and have a short walking tour of the village. At the heart of the Alpilles - Saint Rémy is one of the must-see places. Surrounded by lush green valleys, ancient streets lined with old houses. The beauty of the countryside, quality of light inspired artists, writers and painters including Vincent van Gogh in the late 19th century.
We would propose an early lunch break in St Rémy before driving to Arles.
Arriving in Arles, you will have a walking tour of the old town and visit the Roman Amphiteatre, Théâtre Antiques d'Arles, Hôtel de Ville, Obelisk. You will also discover the café in Place du Forum made famous by Van Gogh. Finally you will have a guided visit to the Fondation Van Gogh and River Rhône.
Before leaving you will have a look at the location of Van Gogh's most famous work 'La Nuit étoilée.' (If you'd prefer to visit LUMA Arles the 8ha cultural campus and contemporary art centre for photography - you have the option to do this during the booking)