A week in Provence

July 22, 2013
One week stays and more | Marseille, Aix en Provence, Avignon, Marseille - 8 days / 7 night - any day

Day 1

Late arrival. Transfer to the hotel in Aix en Provence (35 km) 

Night at the Aix-en-Provence

Day 2

Sightseeing tour of Aix en Provence with a visit to Cézanne's studio, 3 hours

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion to Salon-de-Provence
"Visiting Nostradamus" 

Night at the Aix-en-Provence

Day 3

Transfer to the railway station. Transfer to Avignon, 30 minutes. Transfer railway station - hotel in Avignon. Accommodation at the hotel. Car transfer is possible.

Second half of the day:

Sightseeing tour of Avignon, 2 hours. 

Night in Avignon

Day 4

Visiting a Provencal market and tasting of wines Cotes du Rhone, 3 hours. Tasting is paid on the spot - 6.50 Euro/person

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion "Wine Tour of Châteauneuf-du-Pape" with a visit to the wine museum and three wine tastings

Night in Avignon

Day 5

Boat cruise on the Rhone with an English-speaking guide, from April to September. In bad weather and in winter it is replaced by a visit to the Museum of History in Provence, with a ticket to tourist train with audio guide in the English language.

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion "Charm of Provence and Van Gogh's landscapes" in Les Baux de Provence, 4 hours 

Night in Avignon

Day 6

Free time or additional excursion round Provence to your choice.

Second half of the day, about 17.00 -transfer to the railway station. Transfer to Marseille. Transfer railway station - hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Night in Marseille

Day 7

Excursion to the old town and Basilica of Notre Dame, 3 hours

Second half of the day:

Boat trip to the Monte Cristo castle to the Island If. The tickets to the boat and to the castle are paid on the spot - 15 Euro / person (in stormy weather it is replaced by a tour "Palace of Water Longchamp"). Free time or additional excursion at your choic

Night in Marseille

Day 8

Free morning. Transfer to the airport at 12.00. Departure


 Tour price per person is based on standard rooms rates

Hotel in Marseille

Hotel in Avignon

Hotel in Aix-en-Provence

 ½ DBL

SINGL

Intercontinental 5*

La Mirande 5*

Le Pigonnet 5*

1845

2995

Radisson Blu 4*

Horloge 4*

Roi Rene 4*

1219

1798

Select 3*

Angleterre 3*

Atrium 3*

954

1293

The price includes:

  • hotel accommodation at your choice; meals: breakfast
  • tours under the programme
  • transfers hotel - railway station - hotel in Marseille, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence
  • train tickets on the route
  • 2 transfers from/to the airport in Marseille

Additional excursion "Visiting Nostradamus" from Aix-en-Provence - 1-3 persons - 390 Euro, 4-8 persons - 470 euro

The cost of other optional excursions is given in the section "Transfers and tours to regions of France."

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