4.5 star rating: Recommended 49 Reviews

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  • Location: Avignon, France
  • Duration:  10 hours (approx.)
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.

Highlights

  • Small group tour of Orange, Les Baux de Provence and Arles from Avignon
  • See the Roman ruins of Orange, including the Triumphal Arch and Antic Theatre
  • Wine tasting at Chateauneuf-du-Pape cellar
  • Walking tour of Arles' Roman and medieval buildings
  • Free time for lunch and exploration in Orange or Arles

What You Can Expect

Orange, Les Baux de Provence and Arles Small Group Day Trip

Orange, Les Baux de Provence and Arles Small Group Day Trip

Driving tour in the vineyards between Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape and stop for a wine tasting in a cellar. You will try the most prestigious red wine in the Rhone valley and visit the winery founded in Chateauneuf-du-Pape 100 years ago. In a traditional shop, you will find a wide range of wines and provencal specialties to buy.

Stop at the Antiques of Saint Remy de Provence (Triumphal Arch and funeral monument) among olive trees, landscape painted several times by Van Gogh.

Visit Les Baux de Provence, a village set upon a rock at 245 meters high and in the spectacular historical center, see the museum of santons, the Hotel des Porcelets, beautiful 16th century houses, the St Vincent Church.

Lastly, a walking tour of Arles, with it's rich architectural heritage, the famous Roman amphitheater and theatre, the Romanesque Cathedral and the famous places painted by Van Gogh, including La maison jaune, Le café la nuit and Le jardin de l'hotel Dieu.

Free time for lunch and market in Orange (on Thursdays) and Arles (on Saturdays). The order of visit will then change accordingly.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour gave an excellent overview of the Provence region, and every town we stopped at had something different and special to offer, and our tour leader provided an excellent and informed commentary. All three key aspects of the tour were very enjoyable and time was available for us to enjoy the features of each, e.g. the Arles market, the Roman amphitheatre in Orange and the beautiful village of Les Baux de Provence.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

We had a fantastic experience. Our tour guide picked us up exactly at the time we were told. Selene was extremely professional yet very friendly and accomodating. She was very versed on the subject matter and answered all of our questions. Our day could not have turned out better. Lastly, after we left the vineyard where the wine tasting took place (probably half way back to our apt.) my husband realized that he had left his jacket with his camera behind. With the consent of the other person on our tour the guide called the vineyard to make sure that someone was still there and returned to pick up my husband's stuff. I think that she certainly went out of her way to accommodate us. Again, I would recommend Viator to friends and family based on several experiences of using their services from tours to pick up service to the airport. We will continue to use Viator in the future without hesitation.

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