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Luberon Small-Group Guided Day Trip from Avignon
"Your first stop will be Fontaine de Vaucluse you will be charmed by the biggest French spring. Visit then the Lavender Museum where you will discover the specifities of the iconic flower of Provence.Next marvel at Senanque Abbey a jewel of the Romanesque art nestled in a lush greenery environment. Afterwards enjoy strolling through the streets of the spectacular hill-top village of Gordes where you can admire the play of warm light on the dry stone walls.Move on to Roussillon and observe all the different shades of the ochre by wandering along the Ochre Path and the coloured roads of the village. Have a walk then on the streets of
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Luberon Tour from Avignon
"Spend a morning or an afternoon discovering the setting for Peter Mayle’s famous book 'A Year in Provence'. Admire the hilltop villages and the incredible views on offer. On your tour from Avignon you will visit Gordes the village of limestone and Roussillon the charming ochre village surrounded by cliffs. Make a stop at Senanque Abbey and If you visit between mid-June and mid-August you will see the surrounding brightly colored lavender fields in full bloom. Make sure you have your camera with you for some wonderful photo opportuniti a bridge forming part of the Via Domitia
From EUR70.00
 
"Provence Tour from Avignon Including Gordes
"Provence Tour from Avignon Including Gordes Saint Rémy de Provence and Pont du Gard""Enjoy the highlights of Provence in just one day! Discover the different Provençal landscapes and learn about the region’s history and culture. Walk along the narrow streets in the hilltop villages of Gordes and Roussillon in the Luberon regional park an birthplace of Nostradamus and a source of inspiration to Vincent van Gogh. Your final stop of the day will be a visit to the famous Pont du Gard; a 2000-year old Roman aqueduct located between Uzès and Avignon.Head back to Avignon at the end of t"""Enjoy a full day tour and see the very best of Provence. Discover some of the region's most popular and photographic spots; Gordes Roussillon
From EUR110.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Vaison-la-Romaine

Visit nearby town of Malaucine

Just down the road is the pretty town of Malaucine. The town is small but it is filled with very nice cafes and restaurants.The town also has a lovely church and wonderful views of the surrounding...
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Feb 24, 2010

Incredible Tiny Medieval Hamlet - Crestet

The extraodinary lovely town of Crestet is actually walking distance from Vaison la Romaine. It's set up on a hill overlooking the valley. The town is a truly authentic medieval village untouched by...
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pigletsmom
Feb 24, 2010

Mont Ventoux

You definetly need a car to see this mountian. Or you must have a try this mountain by bike. After all it is a very famous col from the Tour de France. One of my favorite sporting events in the year....
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Igraine
Feb 02, 2008

Castle up on a hill above Vaison

Castle up on a hill at Vaison-la-Romaine, high above town. Some effort required (plus I had to change the batteries of our photo camera ...) but very worthwile! A ruin, the building cannot be visited....
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egonwegh
Oct 21, 2004

The Dentelles de Montmirailles

743m altitudeSituated between the Rhone valley and The Mont Ventoux.The Dentelles de Montmirail are short, steep mountains with a distinctive rocky ridge.The mountains form a circle at the southwest...
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nicoleken
Jul 24, 2003

Wonderful Medieval Castle and town

Visit the nearby town of Le Barroux. It's about 20 minutes on a pleasant country road. The town has a fabulous castle situated at the top. The town is just lovely with no tourists.Very picturesque. ...
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Jul 12, 2004
 
 
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Visit the pretty town of Nyons

Just several kilometers away, Nyons is really lovely and worth a visit. Market day is Wednesday and is very vibrant and energetic.
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Jul 10, 2004

vineyards

A wonderful trip we made through rocky limestone moors of the garrigues and the Côte du Rhone vineyards.
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nicoleken
Jul 24, 2003

Top Hotels in Vaison-la-Romaine

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Rue de l'Eveche, Cite Medievale, Vaison-la-Romaine, 84110, France
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Quartier Chante Coucou - Le Crestet, Vaison-la-Romaine, 84110, France
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5 av. des Allies, Vaison-la-Romaine, 84820, France
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Chemin de l'Ioou, Le Brusquet, , Vaison-la-Romaine
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Les hauts de Vaison, Vaison-la-Romaine, 84110, France
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Niels et Laurence Christiansen, Haute-Ville, Vaison-la-Romaine, 84110, France
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Things to Do Near Vaison-la-Romaine

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Pont D'Avignon - Pont Saint Bénezet

The Pont St Bénézet, as the story goes, was inspired by a shepherd boy who said he was visited by angels who told him to build the bridge. The bridge, built in the 12th century, once spanned the...
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Rocher des Doms

With magnificent views of the Rhone River and countryside, the Rocher des Doms is a great place to escape from the clatter of Avignon. Lush gardens, pools, a children's playgrounds, and signs pointing...
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms

The cathedral was built in the 12th century, and underwent renovations in the 15th and 17th centuries. It was built on the Rocher des Doms and overlooks the Rhone valley. The bell tower is now crowned...
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Palais des Papes - Popes' Palace

During the warm weather months, there is a nightly production held at the Palais de Papes called Lumenesence. It is a telling of the story of Avignon through projected light and sound inside the...
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Place de l'Horloge

This is the long square in front of the Hotel de Ville, with terrace cafés along both sides and the "Belle Epoque" carrousel at the top end. During the summer this square is packed with people and...
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"Vaison La Romaine - More than just Roman Ruins"
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"Vaison la Romaine"
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"Summer in France"
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"Vaison-la-Romaine"
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"Vaison-la-Romaine"
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