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From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence

1. From Avignon: In the Footsteps of Van Gogh in Provence

Start your trip from Avignon and relax with round-trip transportation via air-conditioned minibus to explore Van Gogh's Provence. The sunny region of Provence has long been an inspiration for artists and painters, like Van Gogh. From the bright colors of the sun and sunflowers to the various colorful landscapes, he painted hundreds of works during his stay in Arles and St. Rémy de Provence. Follow in his footsteps at the sites that inspired Starry Night, Maison Jaune, Café Terrace at Night, and others. In Saint Rémy, follow a walking route that shows reproductions of his famous works and visit St. Paul de Mausole Asylum where he was interned.

Arles 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

2. Arles 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Get to know Arles on a 2-hour walking tour of the French city. Maybe you have already heard about this place, as it is famous for its festival of photography, Rencontres d'Arles, which takes place every year in summer. But let's focus on discovering the historical center of this amazing city. Arles has important remains of Roman times, and you will start your tour by visiting the arena of Roman amphitheater, constructed in the 1st century. Then visit the Antique Theatre and the Arles Obelisk. If you would like to visit another place, simply let your guide know your wishes and your tour will be adjusted accordingly. Keep in mind that Arles is also rich in museums, like Musée de la Camargue or Musée Réaltu, which you can visit on your own. Additionally, some of the buildings and cathedrals of Arles are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and are a wonder to behold.

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy

3. From Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Les Baux & Saint-Rémy

This full-day tour from Aix-en-Provence takes you on a discovery of Provence, visiting Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, and Arles. Upon arrival in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence you will have some free time to explore the town including, on a Wednesday, the open-air market, one of the most picturesque in Provence. You will also take a photo stop at the Roman monuments and at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, the hospital where the painter Van Gogh was interned from 1889 to 1890. You will then explore the exceptional village of Les Baux-de-Provence. The village has kept the narrow streets from the Middle Ages, the imposing ruins of a castle, and the memory of the proud lords and troubadours. From the rocky spur you can admire the breathtaking view of the exceptional scenery. possibility to attent the light and sound show in Carrieres de Lumières (entrance ticket non included). Continuing on to Arles, you will take a walking tour following the footsteps of Van Gogh to discover the places where he created his most famous paintings dating back to 1888. Arles is also famous worldwide for its architectural heritage. The weekly market is on saturday morning : Arles is definitely a must-to-see!

From Marseille: Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux et Arles

4. From Marseille: Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux et Arles

Visit Saint Rémy de Provence, picturesque and relaxing Provencal town. Photo stop at the Roman monuments «LesAntiques». Possibility to visit the recreation of Van Gogh's bedroom in Saint-Paul de Mausole. Enjoy the weekly market on Wednesdays. Free time in Les Baux de Provence, medieval fortress located on a rocky spur in the Alpilles region. Possibility to attend the light and sound show in Carrières de Lumières (tickets on your own). Stroll in the foot steps of Van Gogh in Arles : discover the places which inspired him in his work. The city is also famous for its architectural heritage. The weekly market is on Saturday morning : Arles is definitely a must-see ! NB : On certain days, a quick drive through Aix en Provence to pick up and drop off passengers may be included.

From Aix-en-Provence: Arles and Camargue National Park Tour

5. From Aix-en-Provence: Arles and Camargue National Park Tour

Walking tour of the Roman city of Arles dated during the Roman empire, you can discover the roman coliseum as well as the amphitherater (you may take some time to visite those sites) Cathedral St Trophime, a roman architecture jewel Walk on the footsteps of Van Gogh where I will show you the main spot where he painted some famous paint such as Cafe Vn Gogh Discover the Region of Camargue where you can visit the ornithological park housing with hundreds of flamingos living freely This is the region for bulls and white horses. I will make sure to find them for you! You can enjoy a horseback ride on the beach thought the marsh of Camargue Visit the quaint town of Saintes Marie de la Mer with free time for lunch

Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Baux & Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Tour

6. Aix-en-Provence: Arles, Baux & Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Tour

- Walking tour of the Roman city of Arles dated during the Roman empire. You can discover the arena, the amphitheater; Those site can be visited. - Walk on the footsteps of Van Gogh where he spent quite some time. I will show you the sites where he painted and made famous some of his art such as Visit the notorious Cafe Van Gogh. - St Remy de Provence - The birthplace of Nostradamus Quaint village with narrow street where we can find the prints of Van Gogh Beautiful market on Wednesday morning - Visit St Paul de Mausole, the mental hospital where Van Gogh spent few month and painted most of his art - Les Baux de Provence- Beautiful hilltop village dated 11th century; you can visit the village as well as attend this beautiful show called 'Les Carrieres de Lumieres' an immersive art exhibition

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 76 reviews

Our guide picked us up on time and took us to firstly Arles where vince van gogh lived most of his life and also later in St. Remy where he was in his asilum. He guided us to some of the main attractions in arles and told us many interesting facts about the history, why arles was the capital of Provence etc. We had a lot of free time also to explore the city by ourselfs afterwords. It just has an amazing vibe and you get the idea why Vincent stayed here to create his work.

We knew very little about the area before this trip but enjoyed the group and the tour very much. The guide, Caroline(?) was very informative and was trying to make our experience as pleasant as possible. The only backdrop is that the more I learn about the area, the longer I wanted to stay.

Excellent guide Aurelio. Very knowledgeable about the history of the city. From Julius Caesar to Van Gogh. Very thankful.

Mark was a very knowledgeable, articular guide. The tour was very interesting. Definitely recommend it.

A very nice excursion with a very reliable and competent tour guide. Thanks very much!