Set out on a private tour from Avignon to la Camargue, a wondrous natural river delta filled with marshes where black bulls and white horses reside. Explore the coastal town of Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, a stop for gypsy pilgrams, then embark on a Rhone River cruise to explore the surrounding ecosystem. Afterward, spend some time in the walled town of Aigues-Mortes, with its gothic style church and impressive tower that initially served to protect the town and later as a state prison. 

Highlights

  • 9-hour private tour through France’s beautiful Camargue region
  • Visit the pretty coastal town Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer with your private guide
  • Admire top attractions including the 9th-century Eglise des Stes-Maries, the local church
  • Gain insight into the town’s enduring cultural, historical and religious significance
  • Explore the medieval city of Aigues-Mortes at your leisure
  • Discover sites of interest such as the Constance Tower, the Ramparts, St Louis Square and the Statue of the King
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from your accommodation in Arles or Avignon

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The Camargue is widely considered the most attractive corner of southern France, boasting spectacular scenery and centuries of fascinating history. Travel with ease to the region’s top towns and take the effort out of your day on this private tour.

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What You Can Expect

Private Provence Tour: la Camargue, Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and Aigues-Mortes

Discover top attractions throughout the Camargue region on your private tour

Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Arles or Avignon, meet your private guide and hop into your air-conditioned minivan to begin your tour.

First, visit the charming coastal town of Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Follow your guide through the pretty streets and discover top attractions including the imposing local church — the Eglise des Stes-Maries. A focal point for the town’s inhabitants, the church dates back to the 9th century and remains a popular pilgrimage site. During your tour, listen as your guide sheds light on the town’s cultural, historical and religious significance and capture the sites on camera.

Continue on to the medieval city of Aigues-Mortes — founded by King Louis IX of France, who wanted to build a harbor on the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy free time to explore at your leisure and discover all that the Camargue's largest town has to offer. Key sights include Constance Tower, the Ramparts, Notre Dame des Sablons — an early Gothic-style church — St Louis Square and the Statue of the King.

When your time in Aigues-Mortes comes to an end, hop back into your minivan for the return journey to your departure point where your tour will conclude.

Please note: Entrance fees to the sites visited on your tour are not included .

Customer Reviews

Paul R

4 star rating: Recommended May 2012

Excellent trip. The timing was perfect as we were there on the day of the Gypsy Pilgrimage.

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