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Provence History Tour

Discover the Roman and Medieval past of the region in southeastern France with this Provence History Tour. Visit Nîmes, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and more.

Provence History Tour

We'll pick you up at 8:30 am at 41 Cours Jean Jaurès in Avignon. After a 40 minute journey, we'll arrive in Nîmes, a city with outstanding remains from the Roman imperial period.

The first stop will be the Arenes de Nîmes Roman amphitheatre. You'll learn all the secrets surrounding the stage where gladiators used to fight to the death. After the visit, we'll stop in front of the Maison Carrée temple.

From Nîmes, the tour will continue to the beautiful medieval village of Uzès, where we'll stop briefly so that you can explore its picturesque streets. Then we'll move on to the town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, and discover its Roman and medieval heritage, as well as the town's link to Vincent Van Gogh.

Our next stop will be the nearby town of Les Baux-de-Provence, where you'll have about an hour of free time. Make the most of it and try the delicious Provencal cuisine! Then we'll go to the old quarries of Les Baux, which now house the Carrières de Lumières digital arts centre. Inside you'll see an audiovisual show dedicated to Dali.

After the sound and light show, we'll go to the Roman aqueduct of Pont du Gard. Inside we'll discover how large infrastructures were built in ancient times.

The tour will end at the starting point of Avignon at 7 pm.

Temporary Closure

The Arenes de Nimes Roman amphitheatre can close its doors to the public due to the celebration of bullfights and other events.

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.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 years old Children under 4
Tour in English
US$ 146
US$ 73
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 146
  • Children between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 73
  • Children under 4

    not permitted

More Information

Duration

10 hours 30 minutes.

Included

Transport by minibus.

English speaking driver.

Audio guide for visiting Arenes of Nimes.

Entry to Pont du Gard museum.

Entry to Carrières de Lumières digital arts centre.

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, only for folding lightweight wheelchairs.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 146
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

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.

Meeting point

41 Cours Jean Jaurès.