Provence

  • From Marseille
  • Gastronomy
  • Nature

6 days / 5 nights

Day 1 – MARSEILLE / GORDES / ROUSSILLON / CAVAILLON / SAINT REMY DE PROVENCE / LES BAUX DE PROVENCE

Arrival at Marseille airport.

Departure for GORDES for a visit and ROUSSILLON
Walking tour : “The Ochre Trail : Ochre is a natural pigment that is found in the sandy soil which makes up the cliffs around Roussillon. Iron oxides color the sands with shades ranging from yellow to violet. The mineral landscape reflects the effects of erosion and mining work done by man.

Visit the city center of CAVAILLON.

Departure to SAINT REMY DE PROVENCE.
Visit the city center of SAINT REMY DE PROVENCE.
Walking tour of LES BAUX DE PROVENCE.

Proceed to the Natural Regional Park of Camargue, the region of pink flamingos and wild horses.

Overnight in CAMARGUE.

 

Day 2 – NÎMES / PONT DU GARD / CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE / AVIGNON

Breakfast

City tour of NIMES
Visit the NIMES amphitheater.

Proceed to PONT DU GARD
Visit the PONT DU GARD acqueduct.

Proceed to CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE
Visit a vineyard.

Proceed to AVIGNON

Visit Palais des Papes.

Drive back to your hotel in CAMARGUE. Overnight.

 

Day 3 – ARLES / STES MARIES DE LA MER / MANADE

Departure to ARLES.
Visit the city center of ARLES.

Panoramic view of the Natural Regional Parc of Camargue and Etang de Vaccares.

Proceed to SAINTES MARIES DE LA MER.
Visit the city center of SAINTES MARIES DE LA MER.
Visit a “manade” : a arena bulls farm; the gardians will give a presentation of their profession : a show with their horses and horse games.

Aperitif “brasucade” : sangria and mussels cooked in the embers.
Traditional dinner with Gypsy musicians.

Drive back to your hotel. Overnight.

 

Day 4 – MARSEILLE / CASSIS / NICE

Breakfast

Departure for MARSEILLE : panoramic city tour of the 2013 European Capital of Culture : le Vieux port, la Cannebière, le Prado, Notre Dame de La Garde
Free time in the quartier du Panier.
Visit Chateau d’If.
Round trip by boat.

Proceed to CASSIS.
Free time in CASSIS.
Round trip by boat in the Calanques.

Drive to your hotel in the NICE area.

Overnight.

 

Day 5 – CÔTE D’AZUR

Breakfast

Departure to COTE D’AZUR : Panoramic view of the famous cities : SAINT TROPEZ, SAINTE MAXIME, SAINT RAPHAEL, CANNES, ANTIBES, MONTE CARLO.

Drive back to yor hotel in the NICE area.

Overnight.

 

Day 6 – MARSEILLE / BACK TO HOME

Breakfast

Transfer to the airport.

Check in and take off.