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The Best of Provence & Languedoc

 











 

 

Services and Highlights

(8 days / 7 nights - Prices on resquest)

 

Executive coach for transfers and excursions according to the program.

Services of a professional guide according to the tour (several languages available)

Accommodation in 4-star hotels.

 

Discover the Mediterranean side of Southern France ! Enjoy the Roman heritages sites in Arles, Nîmes and the ancient city of Marseilles. Discover cities likes Montpellier, Sète or Aix-en-Provence, full off historical significance and yet teeming with life. It the ideal program for those who wishes to discover the meridional heritage of France !

 

Groups must be established before contacting us (9 participants minimum). If you are less than 9, we organise Private & Shared Tours.

 

Our know-how is our essential asset to guarantee high-quality tours all over France, as we have created a real network of partners, from coach companies to guides, hotels and gourmet restaurants. We selected them meticulously to ensure maximum comfort during your whole stay.

 

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Day 1 : Arrival At Marseille

Arrival at Marseille Airport. Welcome by your driver and guide.

Transfer at your 4 star hotel where you will be accommodated for 3 nights.

Panoramic tour of Marseille with your driver and guide and visit of the main landmarks of the city, among the Vieux Port, the Pharo Palace, Balica Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde where you will have an incredible panorama, Longchamps palace, and you will take the Corniche, a beautiful route by the sea.

Welcome dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at your hotel.


Day 2 : Marseille

Breakfast at your hotel.

Meet your guide for a walking guided tour in the Old Marseille. Visit the Centre de la Vieille Charité, old baroque hospice, narrow streets and charming squares of the Panier, famous place for its craftmen.

After, discover of the MuCEM, Mediteranean and European civilizations museum with a modern architecture.

Free afternoon.

Overnight at your hotel.


Day 3 : Aix-En-Provence - Cassis - Calanques

Breakfast at your hotel.

Pick-up by your driver and guide and departure to the Calanques Massif, a breathtaking national park between Marseille and Cassis famous for its landscapes. You will take la route des Crêtes, on high cliffs and discover the fishing port of Cassis.

Little cruise on the Calanques to admire among the most beautiful En-Vau Calanques. On the afternoon departure to Aix-en-Provence where you will visit an estate and have an oil-tasting with local specialties.

Then, guided tour of Aix-en-Provence, called “city of 100 fountains”, and discover vestiges of Cezanne, gardens, fountains and hotels particuliers and enjoy its charming architecture.

Back to Marseille and overnight at your hotel.


Day 4 : Arles - Nimes - Montpellier

Breakfast at your hotel.

Pick-up by your driver and guide. Your day will begin exploring Nîmes, where you will discover the impressive Roman buildings such as the famous Arena, the best- conserved Roman amphitheatre in the world, the amphitheatre, 2000 years old and the best preserved Roman arena in France, it could hold more than 24,000 spectators. (still used today for bullfighting).

Admire the Maison Carree, one of the best preserved temples in the Roman world. Walk in the Jardins de la Fontaine and see the tour Magne, and the Temple of Diane ... Visit also the interesting Musée de la Romanité.

Your tour continue with a walking city tour of Arles noted for the wealth of its Roman and Romanesque heritage. Walk through the city to discover the Roman heritage : the amphitheater, the Roman theater and the ancient sites still well-preserved and painted by Van Gogh between 1888 and 1890.

Transfer at your 4 star hotel where you will be accommodated for 4 nights.

Welcome dinner in a local restaurant and overnight at your hotel.


Day 6 : Lodeve - Navacelle - Saint-Guilhem-Le-Désert

Breakfast at your hotel.

Pick up at your hotel by your driver and guide and departure to Lodève where you could discover its varied heritage.

Don't miss the Gothic cathedral Saint-Fulcran, the episcopal palace and the Lodeve Museum.

Then, go to Navacelles cirque located within the perimeter of a site on the UNESCO World Heritage List called “The Causses and the Cévènnes” a Mediterranean agropastoral cultural landscape. Discover the special geological features of this natural space, untouched from its formation to the present day.

Finish your day with Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, one of the most beautiful villages in France, on the on the pilgrims' way to Santiago de Compostela. Discover the Gellone benedictine Abbey, classified UNESCO World Heritage.

Back to Montpellier, dinner and overnight at your hotel.


Day 5 : Sete - Canal Du Midi - Pezenas

Breakfast at your hotel.

Pick-up at your hotel by your driver and guide and departure to Sète.

Sète is one of the most fascinating small town on the French Mediterranean, a wonderful site. Sète encircles a lone hill, the Mont St-Clair, the sea out front and the Thau lagoon - a vast expanse of salt water, colonized by oyster - and mussel - beds.

Visit the Market in the Halles with tastings of local products.

Then, continue with a little cruise on the Canal du Midi, built by Pierre-Paul Riquet, where you will discover the Locks of Orb (the highest of the Canal du Midi), Pont du Canal sur Orb (the longest), the Malpas tunnel (dug into the rock) and the locks of Fonserane, a masterpiece of creativity.

Stop at Pezenas city of Molière on the way back to Montpellier.

Overnight at your hotel.


Day 7 : Montpellier

Breakfast at your hotel.

Pick up at your hotel by your driver and guide and enjoy a day visiting Montpellier that is sure to inspire you : from its medieval streets and squares to new neighbourhoods combining natural spaces and buildings designed by the greatest international architects, like Antigone district.

Visit also the Fabre Museum.

Enjoy some free time at the end of the day.

Farewell dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at your hotel.


Day 8 : Departure

Breakfast at your hotel and check-out.

Pick up at your hotel by your driver and transfer at Marseille's Airport.

Departure and end of our services.


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