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Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon

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Avignon, France

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Be inspired by Van Gogh’s Provence on this 5-hour small-group tour from Avignon and learn how the region’s extraordinary light affected his work. See the real-life locations depicted in Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night Over the Rhone’ and ‘Café Terrace’ as you explore historic Arles, then visit Saint Rémy de Provence where the troubled artist was hospitalized for over a year. Finally, see works by Van Gogh and other iconic artists at the unique Carrières de Lumières, a multimedia art installation housed in an old quarry.
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
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Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Driver/guide
Tickets to Carrières de Lumières AND Van Gogh's room.
Food and drinks

Departure Point

1: Office de Tourisme d'Avignon, 41 Cours Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, France
2: Avignon, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Minimum numbers apply : 2. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Provence Panorama

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Half-Day Tour from Avignon.

Traveler Tips


  • "Great trip with Julian and he gave us extra time which is definitely needed." See review
  • "Guides english isn't greatest, but good enough to have conversation and make it interesting." See review

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Excellent route
Traveler141239
, Jan 2020
Excellent guide Jacques led our small group through the Van Gogh places. Really nice to see those places and beyond. Amazing multimedia show in Carrieres des Lumieres, really worth to see and we had enough time, as we were very flexible. Time flied so quickly. Merci.
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Wonderful tour!
Venture579353
, Jan 2020
Jacques was a perfect guide, knowledgeable and kind, and let us linger for longer than the tour should have lasted and showed us special places upon request that we were interested in seeing. 10/10 wonderful day discovering Provence through the eyes of Van Gogh.
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Pretty lights and stuff
Eric T
, Nov 2019
Had like slight miscommunication with tour agency but was al good and sorted. We were lucky to have our own private tour with Jacq. Weather also wasn't great. Guides english isn't greatest, but good enough to have conversation and make it interesting. Has pleasant manner and knowledgable about region and sights in area. Started with Van Goh tour visiting sights of note in Arles, but highlight was definitely Carrieres des Lumieres worth it just by itself, all other hack tours didn't have this incorporated so super glad with this decision. Ended tour at small village Les Baux with picturesque views of valley and some interesting little shops, we didn't spend long here but use it for some photo ops. Then drop off back at hotel, he even offered to drop us off at papel palace super nice guy.
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October visit
maggie305
, Oct 2019
Great trip with Julian and he gave us extra time which is definitely needed. Would have been nice to go to the Van Gogh shop at the hospital but it was closed for lunch?
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A superb guide in Jacques...very...
Fiona A
, Sep 2015
A superb guide in Jacques...very informative, comfortable and memorable!
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Van Gogh in der Provence
irmengardis
, Nov 2019
eine äußerst interessante Tour mit guten Einblicken in das Schaffen + Leben von Vinzent van Gogh, beeindruckend "„Carrières de Lumières“ in Les Baux-de-Provence
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much. I hope you enjoyed your travel in Provence. See you soon in our beautiful country.
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