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Luberon markets and villages from Aix en Provence

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Duration: 9 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English, French, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Stroll in the charming villages of Roussillon and Lourmarin
  • Discover the picturesque village of Gordes
  • Experience the authentic charm of provençal open-air markets
What to expect

If you want to have a general overview of the 'Most Beautiful Villages in France', this tour is made for you.

You will begin your day by walking through the most charming and traditional markets of Provence (depending on the day of your visit). The order of the visited sites will change accordingly.

Take time to stroll and explore:

  • on Tuesdays in Gordes, a picturesque hilltop dry stone-built village with its Renaissance-styled castle
  • on Thursday in Roussillon, a colourful village with its ochre cliffs
  • on Fridays in Lourmarin, famous for its Renaissance castle
  • on Sundays in l'Isle sur la Sorgue, also name as the The Venice of Provence and the capital of antique dealers and flea markets

For lunch, you will have free time to choose if you want to have some typical dish at a terrasse or explore the small village.

After this break, you will head to Fontaine de Vaucluse. There you can walk up to the cave where the impressive river Sorgues emerges. You will then arrive in Roussillon, you will be in awe with this charming colorful village which houses are painted with ochre, once the biggest exporter of this natural pigment in the world.

Along the way, admire the Pont Julien, an imposing roman built bridge on the way to Bonnieux. Enjoy some free time in Bonnieux, a picture perfect Provençal village on top of which stands a 12th century church surrounded by century-old cedars. One of the last stop of the day is Combe of Lourmarin well-known for its 15th century Renaissance castle.

If you visit from mid-June to mid-July only, you will the chance to admire the amazing lavender fields in full bloom at the 12th century Cistercian Senanque Abbey.

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What's included
  • Transportation in 8-seater A/C minibus
  • English-speaking professional driver/guide
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-3): free of charge
  • Children (4-11): 50% reduction
Where

2 place du Général de Gaulle, 13100 Aix-en-Provence

Meeting point:

In front of Apple Store, 2 place du Général de Gaulle, 13100 Aix-en-Provence

What to remember
  • Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day
  • Please be ready for pick-up 10 minutes before the tour

Cancellation fees :

  • Less than 2 days before departure : 20% of tour price
  • Less than 1 day before departure : 40% of tour price
  • The same day : 100% of tour price
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When

From 1 November 2018 - 31 March 2019

  • Every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • Departure: 9.00 am / Return: 6.30 pm

No tours on 1st May 2018, 25th December 2018, 1st January 2019

From 1 April 2019 – 31 October 2019

  • Every Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Departure: 9.00 am / Return: 6.30 pm

From 1 November 2019 - 31 March 2020

  • Every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • Departure: 9.00 am / Return: 6.30 pm

No tours on 1st May 2019, 25th December 2019, 1st January 2020

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TYLENE TRANSPORT TOURISME
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