Self-Guided City Tour, Roussillon & Gordes

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Duration: 4h 30m
Location: Gordes, Gordes, France | Gordes, France

Category: Day Trips & Excursio

Self-guided tour to explore Avignon at your pace
Imposing Palais des Papes & Pont Saint-Bénézet
Quaint ochre-stone houses in Roussillon
Hilltop village of Gordes with old narrow streets
Visiting the Lavender Museum at Sénanque Abbey

Self-guided tour of Avignon
Guided tour of Roussillon, Gordes, Abbey of Senanque, and the Lavender Museum
Admission to the Palais des Papes and Pont Saint-Bénézet
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Avignon hotel


Combine a tour of the stunning Provençal countryside with a chance to explore Avignon's historic landmarks. Visit the Palais des Papes and famous Pont Saint-Bénézet at your leisure, and follow an insightful guide to the villages of Roussillon and Gordes, the Sénanque Abbey, and the Lavender Museum.

Avignon gained lasting fame as the home of several 14th-century popes who chose to reside in the city instead of Rome. See the imposing Palais des Papes and admire its vast stone rooms filled with frescos painted by such medieval artist as Giovanetti. Explore the city's magnificent ramparts, see the Pont Saint-Bénézet, and enjoy the town's take a breaking atmosphere, quaint streets, and elegant squares lined with shady trees.

Your guided tour takes you on a journey through the charming countryside. Arrive in the charming village of Roussillon, famous for its magnificent red cliffs and ochre-colored houses. Stroll around the picturesque maze of streets and squares and admire the spectacular view from the summit of the hill.

Continue to Gordes, a breathtaking hilltop village on the edge of the plateau of Vaucluse. Wander the narrow streets that climb up between the grey-stone houses, and explore perfectly restored ancient doorways, arcades, and walls. Before your tour ends, stop at the Sénanque Abbey, located in the middle of lavender fields, to visit the Lavender Museum.

Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book: Children 3 and younger are complimentary., You are free to use your ticket to Palais des Papes and Pont Saint-Bénézet at your leisure independently of the guided tour., The guided tour of Roussillon and Gordes departs at 9 AM and 2 PM and lasts 5 hours.

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