Escape to Tarascon! Enjoy its monuments, castle, and mountain views.
Monuments, Castles and Mountains
Built to house and protect France’s 14th-century popes, one of Europe’s largest Gothic palaces dominates Avignon’s skyline and cultural life.
See one of Les Baux-de-Provence’s most famous attractions, the sprawling medieval fortress that served as the region’s center of power for centuries.
One of Avignon’s most iconic landmarks is a bridge that literally goes nowhere, yet continues to draw travelers from all over the globe.
Take in the wonders of Provence on a guided full-day tour from Avignon. Enjoy a scenic drive through beautiful vineyards and luxuriant vegetation and discover picturesque villages, including Pont du Gard, Les Baux-de-Provence, and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.
Start the tour with a short walk in Saint-Rémy de Provence to see Van Gogh's paintings. Visit Saint Paul de Mausole (entrance fee included) : this was the mental hospital where he spent the last part of his life in a Romanesque monastery with a charming 12th century cloister.
Meet your guide at 8:30 am in front of Marseille tourist office. Scope out the clifftop hamlets and medieval villages of Provence as you wind through the Alpilles. With an engaging guide to lead you between each charming site, explore Les Baux-de-Provence, Arles, Pont du Gard Aqueduc and Avignon.
Olive oils and wines have been produced in Provence since the Roman times. Ride through scenic landscapes of rolling hills covered with vineyards and olive groves, explore the stunning village of Les Baux-de-Provence, and taste fine olive oils and regional wines from local estates.
Discover the best Provence has to offer in a single day. Admire Roman ruins in Orange, taste the world-renowned wine of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and stroll in the superb village of Les Baux-de-Provence. Visit the magnificent Pont du Gard and explore the hilltop villages of Gordes and Roussillon.
Board your transport at Marseille cruise Terminal. 1H15 drive to Avignon city center. The transport will drop you off in front of “Le Pont d'Avignon”. Enjoy 3 to 4 hours on your own in Avignon. 1H15 drive back to Marseille Cruise Terminal.