Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and South Luberon Day Trip from Marseille
Private Tour: Aix-en-Provence and South Luberon Day Trip from Marseille information and booking
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Visit Aix-en-Provence and the south Luberon region on this full-day private tour from Marseille! With a knowledgeable guide at your side, stroll along the majestic Cours Mirabeau boulevard in Aix and then head inside the Cézanne Studio to learn about the Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cézanne (entry at your own expense). Spend your afternoon exploring the picturesque south Luberon area, stopping at two cliff-top villages, and then return to Marseille.
Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Marseille hotel by luxury minivan, and then travel inland with your private guide to Aix-en-Provence. A small, prosperous Provencal town, Aix is known for its magnificent streets lined with opulent houses that date back to the 17th century. Marvel at the best examples of Aix’s architecture on a stroll along the leafy Cours Mirabeau boulevard, where you’ll see the lavish private mansions that typify the street’s grandeur. Walk through to Aix’s pretty Old Town and admire its boutiques, craft shops and squares as you wander around its tiny streets.If you’re a lover of art, then why not head inside the Cézanne Studio to see where Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne once worked? Entrance to the attraction is at your own expense, but once inside you’ll see numerous artifacts that inspired the artist while he worked in Aix. Alternatively, opt to continue exploring the city independently.Enjoy a break for lunch in town (own expense), and then leave Aix to discover the charming south Luberon region. This gorgeous area is peppered with tiny cliff-top villages and windswept vineyards that exemplify rural France at its finest. On a drive through the area, stop at two of these picture-perfect villages to stretch your legs, explore and take photos. The exact villages visited will change on each tour, but ones that you may stop at include Cucuron, Lauris and Loumarin. After spending the afternoon discovering the delights of the south Luberon area, return to your Marseille hotel where your tour ends.
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What isn't included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink
- Entrance fees