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Nice: Gorges of Verdon and Fields of Lavender Tour

Nice: Gorges of Verdon and Fields of Lavender Tour

Activity provider: French Riviera Sightseeing
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From US$ 96.13 per person

Visit the Verdon gorges and the villages of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of the most beautiful villages of France.

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Duration 9 - 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, German, Catalan, Italian
Pickup included
Be picked up from your hotel between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM or between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Your exact pick-up time will be confirmed the day before your tour.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the gorges of the Verdon, known to be the great canyons of Europe
  • Photograph the Magnifique Lavender Fields
  • Visit Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, a medieval village known for its rich history in ceramic handicrafts
  • Choose between a shared or private tour
Full description

Discover France’s most scenic landscapes on a full-day trip to Castellane, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, and the Verdon Gorge from Nice. See the iconic Lavender Fields and learn about these picturesque locations from your guide.

Be picked up from your hotel or home address in Nice. Depart with your driver to the hills of your countryside destination.

Cross the "gorge of the wolf", complete with its 40-meter-high waterfall, before stopping at Castellane. Whilst traveling along the Verdon (named for its astonishing turquoise green color), enjoy spectacular views of the 700-meter-deep canyon.

Afterward, move on to the village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, nestled under a rocky cliff and surrounded by mountains from all sides. Known for its rich history in ceramic craftsmanship, you will have free time here to explore Moustiers at your leisure.

Discover the earthenware in the stores, and buy souvenirs before lunch in one of the terrace cafes. Photograph the world-famous lavender platters, or enjoy the lake of St. Croix, an artificial treasure of clear water which is one of the most beautiful lakes of Provence.

After enjoying your trip, return to your vehicle at which point you will be driven back to your point of origin in Nice.

Includes
  • Transfer from and to your hotel or private address in Nice
  • Driver/bilingual-guide
  • 1 bottle of water per customer
  • Shared or private tour (depending on option selected)
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The lavender fields are seasonal (July-August)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 310 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5

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    Our guide Abdel was very accommodating and knowledgeable. Since the lavenders had not yet bloomed, Abdel added a stop at the lake at the valley of the Gorges, where we could swim, sunbathe, or rent a paddleboat/kayak. The gorges are very impressive and the lake was really beautiful! The villages we visited are very idyllic and non-touristy. Note that you spend much of the tour driving - however, the car will stop at great locations to take photos. The car is very spacious, with large windows to enjoy the view. The ride is quite bumpy and may cause motion sickness. Despite the very enjoyable tour and the great guide, we were disappointed by the poor administration - the tour agency had confirmed my pickup location at my hotel TWICE before the tour. However, the pickup location was actually at a common pickup point 1.2am away, which we only found out when the guide called us to ask us where we were on the morning of the tour.

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    May 25, 2022

    It was a wonderful trip to Verdon Canyon. Lavender fields did not bloom. We saw poppy fields. The guide, Chiuos, spoke good English and paid close attention to his client. He also told us about the places we visited. The trip lasted 12 hours and was worth the price. Thank you!

    May 24, 2022

    I couldn’t recommend this tour enough! ABDEL was an amazing tour guide, he stopped in so many picturesque places and even helped lone travellers with their pictures! The times at each location perfect. The car has aircon and Abel provided water. He even gave the option at the end to stay in Sainte Marie or go down to the Verdon after being in village for an hour (perfect to grab lunch!) each person would then decide what they’d prefer and the group splits and meets at the end. *please note: 1) (at no fault of the tour guides of course! And is the wonders of Nature!) that the ride to the locations is mountain roads and they are not great for people who suffer from motion sickness - rest assured Abdel said he would stop at any moment if needed! There’s turns left and right continuously so please be mindful of that I suppose. Everyone in my group was okay though and we got to the locations is good times. 2) Lavender Fields - don’t bloom until July. Still beautiful regardless!

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    May 21, 2022

    Product ID: 206778