Day Trips from Marseille to Pont du Gard
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Soak up the bounty, beauty and history of Provence on a full-day trip from Marseille. In Avignon, the ‘City of Popes,’ you’ll discover ancient and medieval art and architecture on a guided, small-group tour. Pop into the Popes’ Palace (own expense) before continuing to Châteauneuf-du-Pape to sample fine Provençal wines in an elegant château. Finish with a visit to the medieval hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence.
Explore Avignon, the Popes Palace and the Pont du Gard, the masterpieces of UNESCO heritage in the south of France . Spend the morning in Avignon. Enjoy a private guided tour of Avignon old town and the Popes Palace from the 14th century. Your guide will recommend the best restaurant options for your lunch according to your wishes. Spend the afternoon in Pont du Gard. Enjoy a private guided tour of the most impressive Roman aqueduct left in the world. Visit the Pont du Gard Museum and learn everything about the engineering of the Roman Empire. We provide the best professional tour guides in the south of France.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
We begin the tour with a short drive from Avignon (also available from Aix-en-Provence or Marseille) to the famous Roman aqueduct - Le Pont du Gard, spanning the Gardon river, an impressive 160ft high bridge from the 1st century regarded as one of France's most important structures from the Roman period. Next the medieval village of Villeneuve Les Avignon for a walking tour to explore the interesting and unique village and on to visit La Chartreuse de Villeneuve Les Avignon that dates from the first half of the 14th century. Commissioned by Pope Innocent VI it is a magnificent building that connects with and helps to tell the story of the Pope's of Avignon. Time for a short lunch break before we head to the famous wine growing region of Châteauneuf du Pape and visit the middle-age castle and village and wine tasting at one of the most highly regarded wineries of the region. Time permitting one last surprise stop at one of the best chocolate makers in the region before the drive back.
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