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Day tours

Day Trips & Excursions

Provence in One Day Small Group Day Trip from Avignon

Starting at$126

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Day Trips & Excursions

Provence Grand Tour with Avignon, Orange, Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Starting at$138

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Day Trips & Excursions

Provence Afternoon Half-Day Trip from Avignon

Starting at$92

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Tours & Sightseeing

Monaco Hop-on Hop-off Tour via Open-Top Minibus

Starting at$27

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Shore Excursions

Cannes Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Monaco and Eze

Starting at$100

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Day Trips & Excursions

Avignon to Orange, Les Baux de Provence and Arles Day Trip

Starting at$132

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Shore Excursions

Monaco and Eze Perfumery Small-Group Tour with Port Pickup

Starting at$68

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Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

French Riviera Scenic Helicopter Tour from Monaco

Starting at$159

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Multi-day adventures

Tours & Sightseeing

Monaco Hop-on Hop-off Tour via Open-Top Minibus

Starting at$27

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Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Marseille City Pass

Starting at$30

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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Avignon to Rhone Valley Guided Wine Tasting Tour and Transport

Starting at$166

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Cannes to St Tropez Round-Trip Ferry and Independent Tour

Starting at$79

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Shore Excursions

Nice to Monaco Cruise Full-Day Excursion

Starting at$55

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Day Trips & Excursions

Les Baux-de-Provence Half-Day Sightseeing Tour from Avignon

Starting at$86

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Tours & Sightseeing

4G Mobile WiFi Hotspot Access in Nice

Starting at$42

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Luberon, Roussillon, and Gordes Full-Day Tour from Avignon

Starting at$193

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Introducing Provence & the Côte d'Azur

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Road trips

Driving in the footsteps of Napoleon in the south of France

13 min readPublished Jan 31, 2020

A legendary road follows the emperor’s last epic journey from the Côte d’Azur to the Alps, through landscapes that remain off the beaten track today.

A critical point on the Route Napoléon
Food and drink

Beyond the brushstrokes: the art of living in Provence

6 min readPublished Mar 14, 2018

Provence may have lured legendary painters like Van Gogh, Cézanne and Picasso to its rolling lavender fields, rustic hilltop villages and its transcendent…

Beyond the brushstrokes: the art of living in Provence
Food and drink

Perfect Provence: an eater's guide

5 min readPublished Aug 9, 2016

Even in a country as devoted to eating as France, there is something extra special about the feasts to be found in Provence.

Perfect Provence: an eater's guide
Food and drink

Gastronomic Provence

4 min readPublished May 15, 2012

Lonely Planet has produced this article for Vaucluse Tourism in Provence. All editorial views are those of Lonely Planet alone and reflect our policy of…

Gastronomic Provence
Travel on a budget

Provence & the Côte d’Azur on a shoestring

2 min readPublished Aug 3, 2009

Glittery Cannes film festival, the celeb-filled resorts of St-Tropez and Antibes-Juan-les-Pins...when you think of Provence & the Côte d'Azur, you hardly…

Provence & the Côte d’Azur on a shoestring