DAY 1 IMMERSION IN CAMARGUE
Discover the natural park of Camargue – Arles – Les Baux de Provence -
- Aigues Mortes -the ‘Saintes Maries de la Mer’
In Camargue The sky and the earth are one in the middle of a still savage nature where bulls, flamingos and fiery white horses will be the masters of the place.Posée between the two arms of the Rhone, Camargue remains a land of exception of the end of the world with its unique atmosphere it is the Paradise of the migratory birds, land of the flamingos Visit of a Camargue Manade experience with the Gardians.
Spectacle of bulls with the cockade in the arena of St Mary of the Sea (in season)
Typical Camarguais lunch, For the aperitif, olives
Picholine , and cod brandy , tapenade, tellines (small shells) or small Nîmes pâtés. Then, a guardian of bull or lamb of milk of Nimes, and for some small pélardons of the Cévennes and crunchy Villaret …). The whole accompanied by the wines of Costières de Nîmes or water of Perrier Source is at A few kilometers from Nîmes). (Seasonal menu with the manade, fresh products)
Dinner hotel accommodation 3 *** or 4 **** according to the option chosen in the Alpilles
DAY 2 : LES ALPILLES – St REMY DE PROVENCE – AVIGNON
Discover the Alpilles – Eyguières Natural Park – Avignon – St Rémy de Provence
Scents of thyme, garrigue of lavender, rosemary, the small mountain massif of Alpilles you will appraciate these perfumes and will dazzle you with its brilliant colors. The village of Baux de Provence is classified and labeled “one of the most beautiful villages of France”
It is one of the most frequented tourist places of the region, it has been restored with great care. Today, its historical heritage is exceptional with a treasure trove of 22 architectural pieces classified as Historical Monument: church, castle, town hall, hospital, chapels, houses, doors … not to mention the furniture and the collection of paintings. The village can be visited on foot only.
Avignon the papal city famous all over the world for having been the capital of the papacy between 1309 and 1376, Avignon is proud of its imposing Palais des Papes, residence of the pontifical sovereigns and center of Catholic power for nearly ‘a century. All around, churches, chapels, convent and mansions, secured by an enclosure of ramparts. Discovery of the City of the Popes on foot : 4 marked walks (the Promenade des Doms, the promenade of Joseph Vernet, the promenade of the Teinturiers, the promenade of the Carreterie) will allow you to discover the attractions of the city, churches, chapels, old streets and mansions . . Avignon; the Palais des Papes in Avignon the famous wine bar of “la Vache à Carreaux” with a superb 16th century wine cellar.
Dinner and hotel accommodation 3 *** or 4 **** according to the option chosen in the Alpilles
DAY 3: THE LUBERON – GORDES – ROUSSILLON – LACOSTE – BONNIEUX – THE HILLTOPS VILLAGES OF THE LUBERON – THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE
The Lubéron, A stylish destination, its castles, renowned churches, vestiges of the authentic and typical medieval castles carved in the rock, suspended in time .. a rich history. A colorful atmosphere, from blue lavender fields to ochres of Roussillon the “Colorado provençal” … A charming summer and winter, a force of character surprising, Authentic Provence. A magnificent day between hilltop villages, markets of Provence, vineyards, lavender, We raise the trout …
hotel accommodation 3 *** or 4 **** according to the option chosen in the Alpilles
DAY 4: THE LUBERON
Morning free of charge check out 12:00
THE PRICE INCLUDES
* Car rental in kms unlimited insurance all risks included – (possibility to rent a car with driver guide with supplement)
* 3 nights with breakfasts
* 2 Provençal dinners at the hotel (excluding drinks)
* 1 camargue lunch in a manade
* 1 show race of bulls with the cockade in the arena (in season)
* Visit of a manada in the Camargue
* Insurance during your tour
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
* Your journey to the place of the stay, and departure taking charge all cities or airports of France (Paris),
* Lunches left to your liking (list of recommended restaurants in your travel book)
* Drinks and personal expenses, extras
* Optional visits reported in the program
* All that is not indicated in the “price includes
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE ON THE DATE OF YOUR CHOICE:
Departure from 2 persons
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR BOOKING
Hotel taxes are not included in our programs. They are variable and will be demanded directly by the hotels before your leaving. The taxes can be different between the hotels even if they are in a same standard or have same stars.
CANCELLATION IN HIGH SEASONS
Regardless of the cancellation fees set out in our terms and conditions, some providers and hotels may apply different rules in high seasons. These terms of payment and cancellation will be specified in each reservation. You will be informed right after your booking. It happens that the hotels require the total booking value in case of cancellation.