Full-day private tour of St Remy and the Romans and Vincent Van Gogh Arles
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Full-day private tour of St Remy and the Romans and Vincent Van Gogh Arles

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 8 hours
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the oldest archeological site in Europe in Saint Remy
  • Enjoy the best of Provence by combining Van Gogh with the Romans theme
  • Visit the Fondation Van Gogh, center for contemporary art in Provence
What to expect

You will be driven first to the village of St Rémy de Provence, and visit the Site Archéologique de Glanum, one of the oldest archeological site in Europe, founded in the 3rd century BC, before control passed to the Romans under Julius Cesar. You will aslo see Les Antiques, the Monestry Saint Paul de Mausole and have a short walking tour of the village. At the heart of the Alpilles - Saint Rémy is one of the must-see places. Surrounded by lush green valleys, ancient streets lined with old houses. The beauty of the countryside, quality of light inspired artists, writers and painters including Vincent van Gogh in the late 19th century.

We would propose an early lunch break in St Rémy before driving to Arles.

Arriving in Arles, you will have a walking tour of the old town and visit the Roman Amphiteatre, Théâtre Antiques d'Arles, Hôtel de Ville, Obelisk. You will also discover the café in Place du Forum made famous by Van Gogh. Finally you will have a guided visit to the Fondation Van Gogh and River Rhône.

Before leaving you will have a look at the location of Van Gogh's most famous work 'La Nuit étoilée.' (If you'd prefer to visit LUMA Arles the 8ha cultural campus and contemporary art centre for photography - you have the option to do this during the booking)

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Aix-en-Provence or Marseille (other locations by arrangement - there may be a supplement payable)
  • Travel to all of the destinations and sites mentioned
  • Dedicated guide driver
  • Mineral water in the car
What's not included
  • The admission to the sites listed including the Foundation Van Gogh, Amphitheatre and Théâtre Antiques in Arles, site Archéologique de Glanum, Monestry St Paul de Mausole in St Rémy,
  • Refreshments, snacks
  • Lunch & Wine
  • Guide gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Child under 10 years old
  • Youth from 11 to 17
  • Senior from 65 years old
Meeting point:
  • You will be picked up at your hotel, address in Marseille, Avignon or Aix en Provence , or at Gare St Charles in Marseille or at the TGV (high-speed train) station, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Please make sure to be at the pick-up point, 10 minutes before departure
What to remember
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • The total duration of the tour is 8 hours, assuming pick-up in Aix-en-Provence, or Marseille
  • The tour schedule is flexible to take into account the starting point depending on your location
  • There is a scheduled lunch break, at your leisure, but not included (we can also organize a picnic lunch if preferred)
  • Please remember sunscreen and a sun hat in summer and warm clothing in the winter and comfortable walking shoes
  • Please make sure to be at the pick-up point, 10 minutes before departure
  • If you are staying outside Marseille or Aix en Provence, we can coordinate a pick-up from your address or from Gare St Charles, the mainline train station. (There may be a supplement payable)
  • Available languages: English, French
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  • Every day
  • Departure time will be confirmed with your driver/guide
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 24 hours before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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