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Provence Art History Tour
Activities in Avignon

Provence Art History Tour

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  • English English
  • 9 hours 30 minutes

Discover Les Baux, Arlés, Saint-Rémy and Châteauneuf du Pape and the lives of its famous painters on this Provence Art History Tour, including a wine tasting in two local wineries!

Provence Art History Tour

We'll depart from the Cours Jean Jaurès in Avignon at 9 am and just 30 minutes later arrive in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Did you know that Van Gogh painted his famous work of art 'The Starry Night' in his sanatorium? We'll discover it by visiting the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole monastery, where the artist stayed between 1889 and 1890.

From there we'll head to Les Baux-de-Provence, and make a brief stop so that you can photograph this picturesque Provencal village. On the outskirts of the town is the Carrières de Lumières: a complex of old stone quarries converted into a digital arts centre. Here you'll see an audiovisual show about Salvador Dalí.

The tour will continue to Arles, a beautiful town on the banks of the Rhone river, where we'll take a guided tour of its old town. We'll spend 45 minutes wandering around past the famous Roman amphitheatre and the Café Van Gogh. If you take the tour on a Saturday, we'll visit the weekly market in the city. At the end of the guided tour, you'll have one hour of free time to have lunch on your own. 

In the afternoon we'll visit two wineries in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and taste some local wines. Their wines are known to be excellent! 

We'll conclude the tour by returning to Avignon arriving at the Cours Jean Jaurès at 6:30 pm.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 4 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 years old
Tour in English
US$ 134.60
US$ 67.30

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 134.60
  • Children between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 67.30

More Information

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes.

Included

Transport by minibus.

English speaking driver.

Entry to Carrières de Lumières digital arts centre.

Wine tasting in Châteauneuf du Pape wineries (only for people over 18 years old).

Not included

Entry to Van Gogh's room in Saint Rémy de Provence: 7 (US$ 7.90) per person. Lunch.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

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Accessibility

Yes (only for folding lightweight wheelchairs).

US$ 134.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

41 Cours Jean Jaurès.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.