7 days/6 nights

Provence Escapade Escorted Tour

Provence is always a favorite region of France to discover. Join our small group for a memorable journey through Provence. Together, we will explore the many treasures of sunny Provence from its rich historical past to its unique traditions and savoir vivre. You will discover beautiful architecture dating back to the Romans and magnificent landscapes of fragrant hills, lavender fields, vineyards and picturesque villages. More importantly, on this journey you will find your senses stimulated in so many ways from the special light that inspired the impressionist painters to the smell and taste of the many Provencal specialties.


  • Medieval heritage: Avignon's Pope's Palace; Ste. Trophime Cathedral; Abbaye de Senanque
  • Roman architecture : Pont Du Gard ; Arles' Arena and Vaison la Romaine
  • Irresistible Provencal towns: Avignon ; St. Remy de Provence; Aix en Provence; Ste. Trophime Cathedral; Abbaye de Senanque
  • Roman architecture : Pont Du Gard ; Arles' Arena and Vaison la Romaine
  • Picturesque perched villages: Gordes; les Baux; Roussillon
  • Savoir vivre :: colorful markets ; Chateauneuf du Pape wine tasting; olive oil tasting
  • Beautiful landscape : Alpilles Hills; Luberon National Park; vineyards and Olive groves
  • A/C minicoach transportation in Provence
  • Charming hotels in the heart of Avignon
  • Fully escorted and expertly guided
  • Small intimate group

Date: OCTOBER 22-29, 2017.

Price: starts at $2975 per person double occupancy --Land ONLY
Single supplement: $650
Space limited to 12 participants.


  • 6 nights accommodation double occupancy in charming hotel in Avignon
  • All buffet breakfasts
  • Six meals (3 dinners and 3 lunches)
  • Transportation by comfortable mini-coach throughout Provence
  • Museums and monuments with entry fees
  • Wine tasting
  • Professionally guided tours by local expert guides
  • Professional and bilingual tour leader at your disposal throughout the trip
  • Taxes

Airfare, transfers and additional nights in Paris, Provence or beyond can be arranged through Enchanted France.

To get to Provence:

Fly from USA to Paris or Marseille

If you land in Paris you will need to connect with a flight preferably to Marseille or take the TGV
high speed train to Avignon.


"We truly had a trip to Provence that fulfilled all of our wishes & expectations. We saw so many amazing & diverse sites with you. It was a very special trip and we thank you for making it happen. You are a pleasure to know & to travel with" Kitty and Jim, CA

Itinerary Highlights:.

Day 1- Arrival in Avignon
Check in at our hotel in the heart of the medieval city of Avignon. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure for some exploration on your own or relaxation. Tonight we will enjoy a welcome dinner. D

Day 2- Today we will visit the picturesque market of Ile sur la Sorgue famous for its arts and crafts and its profusion of tantalizing local produce. In the afternoon, we will we will head to the pine scented hills of the Luberon National Park and visit the lovely perched villages like Gordes, the ochre-colored Roussillon and the Cisterian Abbey de Senanque. Return to Avignon. Evening at leisure.B/L

Day 3- Today you will enjoy a walking tour of Avignon with a tour of the medieval Pope's Palace - the largest medieval palace in Europe and a Unesco World Heritage site; we will also visit the Pont d'Avignon and Rocher des Doms Park for views over the Rhone River. Free time for lunch in town. In the afternoon we will enjoy a wine tasting in Chateauneuf du Pape and a visit of the Pont du Gard, a marvel of Roman engineering and a UNESCO World Heritage site. B/D

Day 4- Mont Ventoux, Vaison la Romaine and Carpentras.
This morning we will head to the hills of Mont Ventoux and visit the popular Provencal market of Vaison la Romaine. This town was a flourishing center during the Roman Conquest of Provence. You will find many archeological relics—In the districts of Puymin and la Villasse you will discover Roman dwellings, Roman baths, an antique theatre and a 2000 years old bridge over the Ouveze River. After lunch we will head to Carpentras, a major market town in the middle of a fertile plain. In the middle ages it was the capital of the Comte Venaissin and until late 18th century was under Papal State control. In the 13th century, after being persecuted in the kingdom of France, Jews sought refuge here under the Papal State. A synagogue was built in 1367 and is the oldest one in France that is still in activity. B/L

Day 5- Arles and the Alpilles.
Today we will explore the Alpilles Hills and the town of Arles. We will marvel at the enduring Roman Arena. After lunch, we will visit the picturesque perched village of Les Baux de Provence and go for a tour of St. Remy de Provence, birthplace of Nostradamus and the town that inspired van Gogh. B/L

Day 6- Aix en Provence
Today we will leave Avignon and travel to Aix en Provence. Our day will be spent experiencing the delightful town of Aix en Provence, birthplace of artist Paul Cezanne. We will enjoy a guided tour of the town to admire its many squares, fountains and Renaissance architecture and visit Cezanne's atelier. We will continue for the night in Marseille, the beautiful town on the Mediterranean Sea. Dinner and lodging. B/L/D

Day 7- After breakfast tour ends. Au revoir et à bientot. B

* These rates are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Single supplement: $650

Flight arrangements to any city can be arranged. Extra days in Paris or Provence can be arranged.
B= breakfast; L: Lunch: D= Dinner

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