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Les Baux-de-Provence
Les Baux-de-Provence is a charming town in the Provence region, and whose name refers to its location: in Provençal, a baou is a rocky spur. Les Baux-de-Provence has a fantastic position amidst the Alpilles mountains, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in France.

The stunning location is set atop a rocky formation complete with a ruined vast fortress. Les Baux-de-Provence has a rich history: in the middle ages, Cardinal Richelieu ordered the demolition of the castle because the village housed protestant rebels. The village is also the site where the aluminium ore Bauxite which was first discovered in 1821 by geologist Pierre Berthier, and as such the ore bears its name.

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Nowadays, Les Baux-de-Provence is mostly a tourist town. However, do not let that detract you from paying the village a visit. It truly is one of the most picturesque locations in Europe. Located about 48 kilometers (30 miles) south of Avignon, this is a-40 minute car trip.

Address: Baux-de-Provence 13520, France
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Saint Remy of Provence & Les Baux de Provence Minivan Tour

Saint Remy of Provence & Les Baux de Provence Minivan Tour

Explore the heart of Provence with your private professional guide. Visit Saint Rémy de Provence with your guide and walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh exploring the Monastery of Saint Paul de Mausole where Van Gogh stayed and where he painted many paintings. Visit the village of Les Baux de Provence, its medieval castle and its extraordinary painting exhibition in the Carrières de Lumières. This tour starts wherever you are in Provence.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$469.90
Price varies by group size
From
$469.90
Price varies by group size

The Medieval villages of Les Baux de Provence & St Rémy de Provence private tour

The Medieval villages of Les Baux de Provence & St Rémy de Provence private tour

Les Baux de Provence clings precariously to an ancient rocky cliff. A fortified hilltop village one of the most visited in Provence & easy to understand its popularity, narrow cobbled streets, ancient houses run up to a ruined castle. Where the Baux family ruled from the 9th century 'til 1426 when it was integrated into Provence, subsequently became part of France in 1481. Later the people revolted against integration & Louis XI responded by dismantling the château. Our visit explores the village & château. Next to Carrières de Lumières, one time 19th century quarry Les Grand Fonds. In 2019 it exhibits works of Vincent Van Gogh spanning 7,000 m² of the Carrières. A visual & musical production retracing the intense life of the artist, who in the last years of his life, painted more than 2,000 works. Next visit nearby Saint Rémy de Provence. Village, surrounded by lush valleys, ancient streets lined with old houses and built on one of the oldest archeological sites in Europe.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$357.94
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$357.94
Taking safety measures

Arles & Les Baux de Provence Tour

Arles & Les Baux de Provence Tour

Explore the authentic town of Arles and the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence. This tour a must to travel across the countryside of Provence painted by Vincent Van Gogh across the vineyards, the wheat fields and the olive groves. Enjoy a private guided tour in Arles to see where Van Gogh use to live and where he painted some of his masterpieces. Visit the Roman Monuments of the ancient city from the 1st century and the Cathedral from the 12th century. A 30 minute transfer will take you to Les Baux de Provence. You will visit the 16th century village of Les Baux de Provence and its 11th century Castle. In Les Baux de Provence we recommend the Carrières de Lumières Art Exhibition. We provide the best professional tour guides in the south of France.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size

Saint Rémy de Provence & Les Baux de Provence Tour

Saint Rémy de Provence & Les Baux de Provence Tour

Explore the authentic villages of Provence in the Alpilles Natural Park. This tour a must to travel across the countryside of Provence painted by Vincent Van Gogh across the vineyards, the wheat fields and the olive groves. You will visit the 16th century village of Les Baux de Provence and its 11th century Castle. In Les Baux de Provence we recommend the Carrières de Lumières Art Exhibition. A 20 minute transfer will take you to Saint Rémy de Provence. Enjy a private guided tour of Van Gogh's psychiatric asylum in Saint Paul de Mausole. See the Roman Monuments of the ancient city from the 1st century. Enjoy the authentic town of Saint Rémy, its lovely atmosphere and its pretty shops. We provide the best professional tour guides in the south of France.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size

Arles, Les Baux de Provence & Saint Rémy de Provence Tour

Arles, Les Baux de Provence & Saint Rémy de Provence Tour

Explore the UNESCO city of Arles, the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence and the authentic town of Saint Rémy de Provence. This tour a must to travel across the heart of Provence painted by Vincent Van Gogh, home of olive oil and delicious wines. Private guided tour in Arles to see where Van Gogh use to live and where he painted. Visit the Roman Monuments of the ancient city from the 1st century and the Cathedral from the 12th century. 30 minute transfer to Les Baux de Provence. You will visit the 16th century village of Les Baux de Provence and its 11th century Castle. In Les Baux de Provence we recommend the Carrières de Lumières Art Exhibition. 20 minute transfer to Saint Rémy de Provence. Enjoy a private guided tour of Van Gogh's asylum in Saint Paul de Mausole. See the Roman Monuments of the ancient city from the 1st century. Visit Saint Rémy, its lovely atmosphere and its pretty shops. We provide the best professional tour guides in the south of France.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size
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$1,013.76
Price varies by group size

Private Van Gogh Tour in Provence with a Specialist

Private Van Gogh Tour in Provence with a Specialist

Maximize your day in Provence and walk in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh in Provence. This tour in the footsteps of Van Gogh takes you to Arles, Les Baux de Provence and Saint Remy de Provence. Tour in air-conditioned vehicle with a professional guide. Your guide is a specialist in art, art history and Van Gogh. Your guide will be with you for the duration of the tour and will do everything possible to offer you an unforgettable day.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$496.32
Price varies by group size
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$496.32
Price varies by group size

Provence Best Of

Provence Best Of

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Discover the inevitable villages of Provence. Your driver will make you discover the ochres of Roussillon, Gordes, Saint Remy de Provence, the Baxu de Provence one of the most beautiful villages of France, and you will be able to admire the magnificent Aqueduct Le Pont du Gard
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.95
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$139.95

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