4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

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  • Location: Marseille, France
  • Duration:  4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Uncover the simple beauty and medieval history of Les Baux de Provence on this private tour from Marseille. This must-see Provençal village will enchant you with its hilltop location among the Alpilles mountains. With your private guide, wander the village’s winding alleys and take in panoramic valley views from Château des Baux before heading to an olive estate to taste some local olive oils, for which this region is famous.

Highlights

  • Private tour of Les Baux de Provence from Marseille
  • Explore the picturesque Provençal village with your guide
  • Visit Church of St Vincent and Chapel of the White Penitents
  • Admire panoramic views from Château des Baux
  • Taste Provençal olive oils at a local olive estate

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Les Baux de Provence

Wander the ancient streets on your private tour of Les Baux de Provence

You’ll be picked up from your Marseille hotel at your chosen time for your private half-day tour to Les Baux de Provence, a picturesque Provençal village on a rocky spur in the heart of the Alpilles mountains.

Delve into the remarkable royal history of Les Baux de Provence on a guided tour. Venture along its paved alleys past stone houses and tucked-away hotels, and stop to visit Church of St Vincent, dug into the rock, and Chapel of the White Penitents, a beautiful yet simplistic chapel located near the cliff's edge.

Perched at the top of the village’s hill sits Château des Baux, which you’ll visit next. This impressive castle offers exceptional views of the Vallée des Baux.

As you’ll learn, the valley surrounding Les Baux de Provence is perfect for olive growing and thus boasts some of the most abundant olive groves in Provence. Following your castle visit, head to an olive oil estate to appreciate this locally produced specialty. Learn about the stages involved in manufacturing olive oil and then taste some of the oils this region is famous for.

Throughout the day, your guide will make sure that you experience the rich beauty and culture of Les Baux de Provence, giving you an intimate glimpse at a gem of France’s Provence region. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Marseille hotel.

Customer Reviews

Bruce A
Australia

4 star rating: Recommended January 2014

A great tour but not enough time when traveling from Marseille. The chateaux and village were a delight to visit. Our guide was fun and informative.

Penelope S
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended July 2010

Very interesting visit. Views from the village are very striking. Olive oil tasting was unusual but informative. Our guide was very good.
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