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Full-day tour of the Gorges du Verdon and Moustiers St Marie

Availability: Every day
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English, French
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  • Discover the breathtaking Gorges du Verdon
  • Admire spectacular landscapes offered by the Provençal nature
  • Visit the provençal village of Moustiers Sainte Marie
What to expect

This full-day excursion will begin with a drive for Moustiers Sainte Marie, via Gréoux les Bains, Allemagne-en-Provence and Riez. This is a very pretty drive and getting there is a highlight in itself.

On arrival, you will have a leisurely walk through the village, you will also have time to climb to the chapel high above the village. Moustiers Ste Marie sits at the base of a tall rocky cliff. Above Notre Dame de Beauvoir chapel sits perched higher on the cliff face behind the ruins of ancient walls. The village astride a rushing mountain stream divides it in two between a narrow rocky canyon. The tiny gorge, small waterfalls run down inside the village and medieval houses. The sound of the river and fountains through the village, give it the feel of an Alpine village. Moustiers is also famous for creating beautiful, faïence ceramics.

You will have time for a snack or an early lunch before heading for the full tour of the Gorges du Verdon. There are one of the must-see natural wonders of central Provence, and the deepest Gorges in France.

There will be lots of stops on the way for photos and enjoying the sublime views. You will see the breathtaking circular corniche that runs around the rim of the Gorges. You will experience spectacular scenery, tiny villages and deeply carved valleys dropping down to the river below. From Moustiers, you will go to Pont Sainte Croix up through the village of Aiguines and Trigance, Balcons de la Mescla then you will cross the canyon towards the village of Le Palud-Sur-Vernon on the cliff top route back to Moustiers. You will then return to Aix-en-Provence or Marseille.

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What's included
  • Pick-up & 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
  • Refreshments, snacks
  • Lunch and wine
  • Guide gratuities
  • Personal expenses
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  • 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 9 hours, assuming pick-up in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille or Avignon
  • 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.
  • Due to the distance traveled this tour is not suitable with arrival and departure by Cruise ship the same day
  • 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
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