4.5 star rating: Recommended 58 Reviews

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  • Location: Avignon, France
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)
First visit today is to the famous Pont du Gard, vestige of a 1st century AD roman aqueduct. Protected by UNESCO and World Heritage Listed, it is an amazingly well-preserved monument that will take your breath away.


  • Scenic Provence villages afternoon tour from Avignon
  • See the famous 1st-century Pont du Gard
  • Hilltop Les Baux de Provence village
  • Stone village of Gordes
  • Option to visit Roussillon in the Luberon countryside
  • Transport by minivan seating a maximum of eight passengers

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What You Can Expect

Provence Afternoon Half-Day Trip from Avignon

Provence Afternoon Half-Day Trip from Avignon

Visit Les Baux de Provence, a village located upon a rock which is 804 feet (245 meters) high. In the historical center, visit the Museum of Santons, the Hotel des Porcelets, beautiful 16th Century houses and the St Vincent Church.

Visit the tiered village of Gordes, overlooking the rivers Sorgue and Calavon. The top of the village is crowned by a sturdy chateau built between the 11th and 16th centuries. One of the most beautiful villages in France and completely made with dry stones.

Visit Roussillon (Optional):
You can also upgrade to visit Roussillon. The tour will be extended by one and half hours to 6:30pm. Drive through the Luberon regional park region full of charm, known for its beautiful countryside and picturesque hill-top villages including Roussillon which is famous for its red and yellow ochre cliffs and unusual natural landscape.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our best day in Avignon was this tour of the small outlying villages. Be sure to include Rousillon in your itinerary--beautiful orange and yellow ochre stone, charming village, and lavender ice cream. Gordes is so picturesque you could spend a whole day there, though we just had an hour visit. Our favorite village was Les Baux with its medieval chateau, impressive bauxite rock formations, and caves. We went back after the tour to see the art and light show in the caves -- wonderful! Our guide was Nicolas, who was so friendly and informative and helpful!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This was really fun. It was a good group and a very good guide. The sights were wonderful.

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