Forget the hassles of hiring a car and finding your own way! Take a small group tour of Provence and its exquisite highlights: Avignon, Pont du Gard, Les Baux de Provence and Roussillon. Your minivan holds a maximum of eight passengers, and a small group tour is the perfect way to get to out-of-the-way places in one day.
• 10 hours
Delve into rural France and discover stunning scenery and Roman history on this half-day trip through Provence from Avignon. Travel along the Gardon River to the UNESCO–listed Pont du Gard Aqueduct. Explore the cobbled streets of Les Baux de Provence with your guide and admire top attractions like St Vincent Church, the Museum of Santons and the Hotel des Porcelets. Discover the village of Gordes and enjoy panoramic views over the Provençal countryside. Upgrade your tour to visit Roussillon, a village nestled deep in the Luberon regional park.
• 6 hours
Spend a full day immersed in the lavender fields and picturesque villages of Provence on this day trip from Avignon. Drive through purple fields of fragrant lavender in full summer bloom, and stop in Sault or Roussillon to browse the lavender shops and wander a traditional Provençal market. Visit the stunning Luberon village of Gordes and end with a visit to the Lavender Museum in Coustellet.Enjoy personalized attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
• 8.5 hours
Step back in time and discover thousands of years of civilization and heritage on this 5.5-hour Roman sites day trip from Avignon. Follow your guide through ancient Nîmes and discover top city attractions like the Roman amphitheater, Augustus’ Gate and the Maison Carrée — widely considered among the best-preserved Roman temples in the world. Visit Uzès and admire the Fenestrelle Tower and Saint-Théodorit d'Uzès Cathedral. Marvel at the spectacular Pont du Gard — a UNESCO–listed Roman aqueduct — and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
• 5.5 hours
Visit Orange and start with a panoramic tour to discover the Roman Triumphal Arch, a symbol of the Roman imperial glory, and then visit the Antic Theatre (entrance included) one of the best preserved theatres in the Roman Empire with its stage wall intact.
• 10 hours
Discover the appeal of Rhône Valley wines on this half-day tour from Avignon, led by an expert wine guide! Visiting two wine estates in Rhône Valley’s most prestigious appellations (winemaking regions), your tour includes samples galore of esteemed AOC-classified wines. Try dusky pink rosés in Tavel, and then end your tour on a high note with a tasting session inside a Châteauneuf-du-Pape estate.Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group wine tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
• 4 hours
Enjoy a full day tour and see the very best of Provence. Discover some of the region's most popular and photographic spots; Gordes, Roussillon, Senanque Abbey, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence and Pont du Gard are all on the agenda for your day trip from Avignon.
• 9 hours
Marvel at magnificent medieval architecture on this 3-hour walking tour of Avignon, including skip-the-line entry to the Pope’s Palace. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage–listed city of Avignon, home to the Papacy and seat of western Christianity in the 14th century. Follow your guide along the historical city walls for breathtaking views over the Rhône River. Beat the queues and enjoy swift access to the chambers and chapels of the Pope’s Palace. Admire 19th-century architecture in the beautiful Place de l’Horloge and finish with a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine.
• 3 hours
Enjoy a full day of wine tasting and sightseeing in Châteauneuf du Pape as well as the neighboring vineyards of Gigondas and Vacqueyras. Lunch in a local restaurant is included on your day tour from Avignon.
• 9 hours
Visit two stunning Provencal towns and a winery on this full-day tour from Aix-en-Provence! Start your day at leisure in Les Baux de Provence, admiring the soft-hued countryside that surrounds the cliff-top village, and then head north to Avignon, passing the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard aqueduct on the way. Learn about Avignon’s papal history, seeing highlights like Popes’ Palace and Pont St-Bénezet, and then finish with a wine-tasting session in one of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery.
• 9.5 hours