Glamour, picturesque villages and stunning mountain scenery: this tour through the French Riviera and Provence is sure to impress with its diversity and dramatic beauty! Join us as we experience the luxury of the French Riviera, marvel at the architecture of Avignon and venture into the mighty Gorges du Verdon.

DATES: Valid for travel 27 Apr - 29 Sep 2020
DURATION: 8 nights
PRICE: $4,789 per person twin share
SPECIALS: Save $250 - see below

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  • 8 NIGHTS boutique hotel accommodation
  • Full breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 4 dinners
  • Guided tour of the light-filled Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence
  • Olive oil tasting in Les-Baux-de-Provence
  • Wine cellar, tasting and information session on Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Côtes-du-Rhône wine
  • L’Occitane-en-Provence factory and museum visit
  • Entrance to all attractions in the itinerary, including: Fragonard Museum, Santons Museum, Saint Paul de Mausole Monastery, Palace of the Popes, Sénanque Abbey
  • Small group touring (maximum 18 people)
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Experienced tour leader and driver

Day 1: Nice - Antibes - Provence

After meeting the group in Nice, our first stop will be Antibes – where we’ll take some time to stroll the picturesque old port. Then, it’s onwards to Saint-Paul-de-Vence, one of the region’s older medieval towns, where we’ll enjoy a guided tour of the light-filled Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence: a chapel that was built from a plan created by the legendary Henri Matisse. Later on, a welcome dinner awaits us in the Provence region. Accommodation: Château de la Bégude or similar (D)

Day 2: Provence - Grasse - Aix-En-Provence

Nestled in the hills north of Cannes, Grasse is where world-class perfumes are created – so it's only fitting that we stop in at the Fragonard Museum, where we'll treat our senses to some beautiful fragrances. Then: onwards to Aix-en-Provence, passing through plenty of quintessential Provençal villages along the way. Accommodation: Hôtel Le Calendal or similar (B)

Day 3: Aix-en-Provence - Arles

On day three, we’ll have the chance to learn more about a centuries-old French tradition – delightful santons figurines – at the Santons Museum. Then, after stopping off in some classic Provençal villages and towns, we’ll move on to Arles – a city that’s famous as the inspiration behind Van Gogh’s paintings – for a delicious included dinner. Accommodation: Hôtel Le Calendal or similar (BD)

Day 4: Arles

Today, Arles is yours for the taking – so why not seize the opportunity to uncover thousands of years of local history and culture? City highlights include the Arles Amphitheatre, the Church of St Trophime, the Langlois Bridge and the Vincent van Gogh Foundation. Accommodation: Hôtel Le Calendal or similar (B)

Day 5: Arles- Les-Baux-En-Provence - Saint-remy-de-Provence

First today: a stop at the famous Les Baux-de-Provence (which is renowned for its Les Baux stone), where we’ll see an extraordinary multimedia art show. Then: it’s onwards to a local olive farm, where we’ll make the most of our glorious surrounds by tucking into a delicious picnic together. We’ll even have the chance to taste some of the farm’s olive produce, too. Appetites satisfied, we’ll make tracks to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, where a visit to the impressive Saint Paul de Mausole Monastery is lined up for us. Vincent van Gogh lived here from 1889 to 1890 – and in the Van Gogh Field, you’ll have the opportunity to see 20 large-scale reproductions of his work. Accommodation: Hôtel Sous les Figuiers or similar (BL)

Day 6: Saint-Remy-de-Provence - Pont du Gard - Avignon - Saint-Remy-de-Provence

First today, we’ll pay a visit to the iconic Pont du Gard – an ancient Roman aqueduct with no fewer than three tiers of archways. And this afternoon? We’ll stop off in Avignon, where we’ll visit the Palace of the Popes, before moving on to a local winery –where we’ll visit the wine cellar and learn more about Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Côtes-du-Rhône wines (and indulge in a tasting session). Tonight, we’ll dine together back in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Accommodation: Hôtel Sous les Figuiers or similar (BD)

Day 7: Saint-Remy-de-Provence - Tourtour

First today: one of our tour highlights! This morning we’ll visit the idyllic Sénanque Abbey, where we’ll meet the monks and take some time to enjoy the calming atmosphere and picturesque surrounds. After that, we’ll move on to the fascinating L’Occitane-en-Provence factory in Manosque, where we’ll step inside the museum and blooming gardens. After a sweet-smelling sensory experience, we’ll set a course through the villages of Luberon to beautiful Tourtour: an amber-stoned town filled with delightful cobbled lanes and boutique shops. Accommodation: La Bastide de Tourtour or similar (B)

Day 8: Tourtour - Gorges du Verdon - Tourtour

Onwards to the spectacular Gorges du Verdon – the jewel in the region’s crown. Picture this: steep cliff sides, whitewater rapids and turquoise-coloured water. No wonder they call it the ‘Grand Canyon of Europe’! When we return to Tourtour, we’ll come together for one last dinner at a local restaurant. What better way to round off the trip with a bang? Accommodation: La Bastide de Tourtour or similar (BD)

Day 9: Tourtour - Castellane - Nice

The last day of the tour will see us stopping off in lovely Castellane (don’t forget to look out for the dizzyingly high Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc while you’re here!). Then: it’s back to Nice, where we’ll say goodbye to the group. (B)