To castles and historical hotels of Provence

July 22, 2013
One week stays and more | 8 days, 7 nights - any day

Day 1

Late arrival. Transfer from the airport to Aix en Provence. 

Night in Hotel Villa Gallici 5* or  Roi René 4* in Aix en Provence

Day 2

City tour of Aix en Provence with a visit to Paul Cézanne’s studio, 3 hours. Transfer to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion "Charm of Provence and Van Gogh's landscapes" in Saint-Rémy and Les Baux de Provence 

Night in the Castle Château de Roussan 4* in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence or in Mas de l'Oulivié 3* in Les Baux de Provence

Day 3

Transfer to Avignon. Walking tour of the historical part of the city, 2 hours.

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion "Arles - the capital of Camargue" 

Night in La Mirande 5* in Avignon or in Château de Varenne 3*

Day 4

Walking tour "Gourmet Provence" with a visit to a local market and tasting snacks and treats

Second half of the day:

Free time or a boat cruise on the Rhone. Transfer to the castle-hotel Chateau Montcaud 4* with a stop at the bridge Pont du Gare.

Night in the castle Château Montcaud 4*

Day 5

Transfer to the castle-hotel Chateau Mazan 4*.
Free time or additional excursion "Wine tour in the area Dentelles de Montmirail, with tasting of sweet wines of Provence," 4 hours. 

Night in the castle Château de Mazan 4*

Day 6

Transfer to the town of Gordes with a stop at the spring Fontaine de Vaucluse where Petrarch wrote sonnets to his beloved Laura on the coast.

Second half of the day:

Free time or additional excursion to Luberon "Provencal Tuscany" with a visit to ochre quarries in Roussillon, to Marquis de Sade's castle, Sénanque abbey and the town of Gordes.

Night in hotel Bastide de Gordes Spa 5* or Le Clos de la Glycine 3* in Roussillon

Day 7

 

Free time. Spa treatment on request. 

Night in Hotel Bastide de Gordes Spa 5* or Le Clos de la Glycine 3* in Roussillon

Day 8

Transfer to the airport of Marseille


 Tour price per person is based on standard rooms rates

Hotels under the programme

½ DBL

SNGL

Villa Gallici 4*-Château de Roussan 4*-La Mirande 5*-Château Montcaud 4*-Château de Mazan 4*- Bastide de Gordes 5*

1634

2468

Roi René 4*-Mas de l’oulivié 3*-Château de Varenne 3*-Château Montcaud 4*-Château de Mazan 4*- Le Сlos de la Glycine 3*

1301

1678

The price includes:

  • Accommodation in hotel of selected category, with breakfast
  • Excursions with an English-speaking guide-driver on the route
  • Guide’s accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers on the route

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