Aix, Avignon & Arles - Private tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

417123


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

The 3 "provencal" cities from Marseille


The 3 main historic cities of Provence in one day !
A long journey indeed, but one you won't forget. . .

We'll take the highway from one place to the other and you ill enjoy some free time in each place, to enjoy the way you want it.

Aix-en-Provence, once capital of the County of Provence, is today a dynamic and modern student city. The charm of Aix is legend, you will enjoy the local market, and the testimonies of thousand of years of history.

Avignon, once city of the popes, where two of them built the largest medieval counstruction in the world. Inside the 2, 68 miles medieval remparts you will discover that every street host historic monuments, that every single corner hides a surprise.

Arles is probably the most "provencal" one. Enjoy a journey through history with the roman arena and theater ; the medieval cathedral ; the mansions of the Renaissance and the palaces of the XVII and XVIIIth century. The art buff will love to follow the footsteps of Van Gogh who spent 2 years in the area.

Itinerary

Considering the distance between each city I will not havbe the time to do walking tours, so you will have free time in the 3 cities. I will of course give you all the informations and provide the guiding between during the drive. If you wish a guided tour of the cities we will have to limit the tour to 2 of them.

Pick up in Marseille
45 minutes drive on the highway
First stop in Aix en Provence
One hour drive on the highway
Stop in Avignon
45 minutes drive
Stop in Arles
1h15 drive on the highway to Marseille

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in Marseille or port of Marseille

End location: Your hotel in Marseille or port of Marseille

Duration: 8 hours

The tour may last longer due to heavy traffic on the motorway, if you are on a boat make sure that the return time is at least one hour before the boarding time.

Transportation

Modern (2017 model) air conditioned 8 seater minivan
3 rows air conditioned

What’s Included

My time and services as your private Guide
Transportation by minivan
The insurance coverage
Free wifi
Bottles of water
My smile...and my good mood!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - For a nice local lunch

What’s Extra

Your personal expenses (shops, market), and your lunch.
Museums that you would decide to visit

Restrictions

I'm National Licensed Tour Guide & Lecturer, I can guide in any historic monument, museum, or any other site with no restrictions at all.

Contact this Guide

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