Full day tour of Avignon, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Les Baux de Provence
Set off to explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Provence !
While driving along the docks between the Rhône river and the medieval walls, you will enter Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes. Take a look at Saint-Benezet Bridge, famous for the children's song “Sur le Pont d'Avignon”, and see the Popes' Palace which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe (entrance tickets not included).
In the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, of which the castle dominates the vineyard, discover the wines of the Rhône river valley in one of the numerous cellars of the village (wine-tasting included).
Drive to Pont du Gard, best preserved remains of the Roman aqueduct which supplied water to the city of Nîmes.
The tour continues toward the Alpilles mountain range. Located on a rocky spur overlooking the valley, the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence will lead you to an unforgettable journey into the past. From March to December, possibility 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.