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).
The scenic road from Eyguières to Maussane
Les Alpilles natural park
Maussane les Alpilles
Roman aqueduct and milling
Les Baux de Provence
Les carrières de lumières (optional)
Saint-Paul de Mausole & antiques of Glanum
Saint-Rémy de Provence
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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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.