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Aix-en-Provence: Luberon Market & Villages Day Tour

1. Aix-en-Provence: Luberon Market & Villages Day Tour

Travel from Aix-en-Provence to Luberon valley on a full-day tour of the area's charming and unique villages. Make your way to L'Isle sur la Sorgue, and wander through the open-air provincial market, and along the canals, taking time to stop in the various antique shops (on Sunday only). Enjoy the exceptional hilltop village of Gordes (it has a market on Tuesday) and stop to snap photos at a panoramic viewpoint. Afterward (from mid-June to mid-July only) stop for photos of the blooming lavender fields at Senanque Abbey. Drive to the village of Fontaine de Vaucluse before continuing to the colorful village of Roussillon (it has a market on Thursday) and its ochre cliffs. Make your way back through the picturesque and winding Combe of Lourmarin. Stop in Lourmarin, one of the most beautiful villages in France, famous for its Renaissance castle (market on friday). Here you can enjoy some free time before returning to Aix-en-Provence. The order of the stops can change according to market days.

From Avignon: Full-Day Experience in Luberon with Lunch

2. From Avignon: Full-Day Experience in Luberon with Lunch

Take full advantage of the slower pace of life in Provence and take your time on your Luberon tour from Avignon. Laze about and experience the quiet life in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue with its quaint antique shops. Have a stroll in Gordes, widely celebrated as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and take in a panoramic view of the Luberon. Snap photos at Senanque Abbey in its lavender surroundings in bloom. Marvel at the perched village of Menerbes. Have a leisurely lunch in a Provencal restaurant, pairing the wines expertly with your food. Explore the famous Luberon village of Roussillon - its passionate red houses and ochre textures will inspire you.

From Aix-en-Provence: Luberon Perched Villages Guided Tour

3. From Aix-en-Provence: Luberon Perched Villages Guided Tour

Visit the différent small villages of: Lourmarin ( beautiful renaissance castle) Bonnieux (unlimited views of the Luberon valley) Roussillon (the ocre village with orange houses as well as the ocre path if you fancy walking on the trail) Gordes (typical hilltop village with stunning views. This is a photo stop only of that village)Fontaine de Vaucluse L'Isle sur la Sorgue (the antic village called the little Venice of the Luberon with the many waterwheels set on the Sorgue river) A good mix of small villages perched on top of cliffs as well as typical provençal villages - Depending of the day, possibilities to spend time in different markets Lourmarin: Friday Roussillon: Thursday Gordes: Tuesday L'Isle sur la Sorgue: Sundays

Aix-en-Provence: Provençal Market & Villages Guided Day Trip

4. Aix-en-Provence: Provençal Market & Villages Guided Day Trip

Every Sundays, a beautiful large market is held in the toxwn of L'Isle sur la Sorgue. This town is the 'capital' of Antique and old furniture. There is always something to buy! marchand display their Antique on the street of L'Isle sur la Sorgue but you can also find many Antique shops around town. A well as Antique, many local farmers sell their fruits, vegetables. You can also find 'charcuterie' (cold cuts), cheese, flowers, lavender, nougat displays. Some of them you can taste . After spending some times at the market, You will be heading towards Fontaine de Vaucluse, a small quaint village very refreshing summer time when temperatures are excessives. Fontaine de Vaucluse is where the Sorgue river starts. Gordes will be our next stop for a photo stop of the village from the belvedere (exquisite view point) And at last Roussillon, the ocre village with its colourful rock formation

Marseille: 8-Hour Provençal Picnic Tour

5. Marseille: 8-Hour Provençal Picnic Tour

To choose cities and villages that you want to discover, your itinerary for the day will depend on the market days where you will shop for your picnic food. On Monday it is the Cavaillon, on Tuesday the Aix-en-Provence, on Wednesday the Saint-Remy de Provence and Arles, on Thursday the Villeneuve-Les-Avignon, on Friday the Lourmarin, and on Saturday and Sunday the Pernes-les-Fontaines and the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgues respectively. Throughout your day you can choose to play a game called pétanque, which is the most popular pastime in Provence. You can also choose to discover ancient monuments, hilltop villages and lavender fields, or take a seaside drive. There is so much to see, and if you have any special request you have only to let your guide know. If you would like to share your tour with others on your cruise ship, simply place an ad online via cruise critic. At the conclusion of your day out, you will be returned safely to your ship.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 65 reviews

Get Your Guide is so exceptional and we will use for every trip moving forward! We were met by our lovely guide Nelly on time and in an easy meeting spot. They used really nice 8 passenger air conditioned vans. We saw so many gorgeous villages, sites, lavender fields and more! Nelly stopped at great picture points and we did not feel like we missed a thing. This is a wonderful way to see the French countryside, a castle, gorgeous sites!

We really liked the Luberon villages tour. At first we thought it was too long, but you get to see so much and it is really worth it. We drove there in a small group with a van and guide Remy was very nice, tried to get to know everyone and told us a lot of interesting facts about the region, culture and France in general. We really enjoyed the trip and would definitely book it again.

Our guide Remy was fantastic! We had just the right amount of time in each village. Fortunately, we also had a great group who were all on time on return to van after each stop. Highly recommend this tour!

Great tour with beautiful landscapes. Well organized with a round sightseeing without getting tired. Our tour guide Sonja was excellent and kind.

Remy, the guide, was OUTSTANDING. The whole tour was amazing. A dream come true. Highly recommend it.