Full Day Trip to Arles - Les Baux de Provence and Saint Remy de Provence from Montpelier

Day Trips & Excursions in Montpellier

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In this full day tour, you will see the highlights of Arles the UNESCO World Heritage site due to its Roman monuments, including the Roman arena, a Roman theater, the Alyscamps, a huge Roman necropolis, Roman baths and the church of St. Trophime, before strolling in the footsteps of Van Gogh and the places which have inspired him art. Arles is a must-see. Then head up to les Baux de Provence and discover this medieval village on 245 meter high rocky spur to discover a breathtaking view. Finally, go to Saint Remy de Provence to visit the monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole (own expense) where Van Gogh used to live for one year. Visit the historical center and get a free walk in the old town.
Meet your guide in the morning at your hotel adress in Montpelier  and move towards to Arles in your comfortable private vehicle. In Arles, enjoy a walk on the cours de la République with its rich architecture and charming cafés. See the Roman arena and typical architecture as you make your way to the old town of Arles. Explore the area’s, go into charming boutiques and craft shops to pick up a unique souvenir. Afterwards head up to the charming village of Les Baux de Provence, located in the Alpilles mountains. Then follow Van Gogh's footsteps and explore Saint Remy de Provence and the monastery Saint-Paul-de-Mausole (not included - 5€/person), to learn and discover where the painter used to live for one year (1889-1890) and enjoy the magic ambiance of the place that did inspire some of  his most famous paintings (la Nuit Etoilée/Starry Night). Then, enjoy a free walk in the old town of Saint Remy.When you tour finishes, your guide will drive you back to your Departure Point.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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