Type of Tour: Private English-speaking tour guide + vehicle included
Duration: 8 hours
Moulin Castelas: Free olive oil tasting
Quarries of lights: Adults 12 euros/pers
Lunch: to be decided according to itinerary
Tour highlights: Saint Rémy-de Provence; St Paul de Mausole with Van Gogh’s room; Olive oil tasting; Visit of The Baux de Provence; Light quarries for its multimedia show and Glanum, the Roman city.
During this tour your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Saint -Remy-de Provence, a Gallo-Roman town nestled in the hills of les Alpilles.
Enjoy a walk with your tour guide in the stylish town renowned for its great shopping, Art galleries. Saint Remy de Provence is also where Nostradamus, an outstanding physician, was born and his house is still there.
Walk through the narrow medieval alleyways with fountains and shady squares and enjoy the view of beautiful stone houses.
Continue your visit to St Paul de Mausole where Vincent Van Gogh, stayed in an asylum for a year (1889) and managed to paint 150 canvas’ during his stay, including ‘Live Grove’ and ‘Starry Night”.
On your way to The Baux of Provence, enjoy an olive oil tasting in the countryside filled with olive tree groves. This olive-tree plantation represents the biggest French olive production and was rewarded with 9 medals. Then continue to The Baux-de -Provence that is “one of the most beautiful villages in france”. This village is unique for its special atmosphere, view from its medieval chateaux and typical paved streets. Finish the tour with a stop at the ancient bauxite Quarries of les Baux de Provenceof Les Baux-de-Provence and enjoy a multimedia show with lights and sound.