Les Baux de Provence & the Alpilles - Cultural Private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

224908


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Mature children are welcome but must remain under the responsibility of a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (conversational)

In the footsteps of Van Gogh


Les Alpilles, this small mountain range became a world famous image of Provence ! At the end of his life Van Gogh combined his genious with the light of this land to offer the world countless masterpieces.
From Les Baux-en-Provence to Eygalières passing by Saint-Rémy and Fontvieille discover one of the legendary spot of Europe.
Drive through the gorgeous countryside, on the side roads I know, and discover:
The area of Fontvieille, a journey through time and local traditions.
Les Baux, a legend of Provence, a must see village with the famous valley of Hell.
Les carrieres de lumières (optional), a giant quarry where a fantastic show will provide an unforgeattable experience.
Saint-Rémy de Provence where Vincent Van Gogh spent a year, between antique roman ruins and olive trees.
Eygalières is Provence personified, a small definition of France and its lifestyle.
On the gorgeous liberty road, you will discover the iconic chapel Saint Sixte (XI).

Itinerary

The scenic road from Eyguières to Maussane
Les Alpilles natural park
Maussane les Alpilles
Roman aqueduct and milling
Fontvieille
Les Baux de Provence
Les carrières de lumières (optional)
Hell's valley
Saint-Paul de Mausole & antiques of Glanum
Saint-Rémy de Provence
Eygalières
Chapelle Saint-Sixte
The liberty road

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel/residence in Aix en Provence or Nice

End location: Drop off at your hotel/residence

Duration: 11 hours

Transportation

Depending of the number of people in your group.
Transportation in a premium 8 seater minivan (7 passengers) with individual A/C 3 rows, leather seats, panoramic roof, electric doors, free wifi, microphone, cooler with complimentary drinks.
or
a spacious 9 seater minivan (8 passengers) with individual A/C 3 rows, microphone, free wifi, cooler with complimentary drinks.

I only use top of the line vehicles (2017 and 2018 models)
Full insurance coverage.

What’s Included

Other: My services as Licensed Tour Guide and professional driver

The Premium minivan:
- Up to 7 passengers, 2017 model, leather seats, A/C 3 zones, electric doors, panoramic roof...
- For 8 passengers, 2018 model, A/C 3 zones.

Inclusive services: Cooler with refreshments, free Wifi, maps...

Full insurance coverage

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - A regular lunch in France will go from 20 to 40 euros

What’s Extra

Other: Your lunch and the entrance fees to the carrières de lumière (12 euros per person)
Possibility to organize a typical french pic-nic (16 euros per person) on demand ; please ask me in advance.

Restrictions

Being National Licensed Tour Guide & lecturer I have NO restriction of any sort.

Check the "Guide Requirements for France" before choosing a tour in France.

A Recent Review of this tour

We loved this tour with Michel! He is a wealth of knowledge and a really nice guy too! Great pace yet quite a bit of territory covered.
Deborah W.

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Private tour guide Michel

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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