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
Admire Provence’s lavender fields in full summer bloom on this half-day tour from Avignon. Visit the lovely villages of Sault, Roussillon and/or Gordes for free time to browse the lavender shops for exquisite essential oils, soaps and honey. If you choose the afternoon tour, you’ll continue to the Lavender Museum in Coustellet to see how lavender — the symbol of Provence — is transformed into fine oils, cosmetic products and to-die-for fragrances. Enjoy personalized attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
• 5 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
Delve into Provence and discover Roman architecture and winemaking heritage on this 4- to 5-hour day trip to Orange and Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Avignon. Follow your guide through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Orange. Admire top attractions such as the mighty Triumphal Arch and the Roman amphitheater. Travel by air-conditioned minivan through the rolling vineyards of the Rhône Valley, where grapes like Grenache flourish. Visit a local wine cellar in Châteauneuf-du-Pape for a tasting session and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
• 5 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
Travel deep into the Rhône Valley and explore the region’s rich winemaking heritage on this wine-tasting day trip from Avignon. Stop at one or two different wineries which produce red, white and rosé wines including the famous Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Learn how grape varieties including Grenache, Cinsault and Counoise flourish in the fertile soils. Follow your guide through the cellars and sample the wines during tasting sessions. Take in panoramic views over the Rhône Valley and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
• 4 hours