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Alpilles | Culture &Heritage | Visit of monuments and museums with guide

Van Gogh in Provence


On February 20, 1888 Van Gogh arrived in Arles. He traveled the region on foot, painting landscapes, harvest scenes, and portraits.

For the six days of this tour, you will immerse yourself in the life of Vincent Van Gogh, discovering and being surrounded by the unique ambiance and locations that inspired his dramatic landscapes.

You will rendezvous with the sites where Van Gogh was drawn to paint and sketch, the places where he lived and also locations he wanted to visit that we have rediscovered.

Program / Schedule of the day

We propose the following “in the footsteps of Van Gogh” tour to those locales which he visited and painted.

Day 1:

Arrival at night.


Day 2: Avignon:

Museum visit where the sole painting of Van Gogh in Provence is on exhibition.


Day 3: Arles:

Visit a spectacular abbey which inspired Van Gogh. Then, follow a pedestrian route in Arles, retracing Van Gogh's steps and the places he lived.


Day 4: Saintes Maries de la Mer:

Embark on a 1h30m cruise to discover the Camargue landscape.


Day 5: St  Rémy de Provence:

Visit the monastery where Van Gogh stayed for more than a year. After the visit, follow another pedestrian route in St Rémy that retraces his travels in the town.


Day 6: Les Baux de Provence:

Visit an exhibition on Van Gogh and enjoy a wine tasting in the vineyard where Van Gogh stopped to paint one of his famous tableaus (east-side of le Mas).


Day 7: Marseille:

Guided tour of a popular neighborhood which Van Gogh dreamed of visiting. Then, embark on a cruise to discover the Calanques (famous limestone valleys in the Mediterranean).

The most
-          You will immerse yourself in a unique ambiance and atmosphere in order to discover this famous artist.
-          You will discover fabulous landscapes.

Offer valid the entire year


According the season, more activities can be added and the stay can be adapted:

-          Avignon: Palais des Papes (Pope’s Palace), Pont d’Avignon (Avignon Bridge).

-          Arles: The small train of the Alpilles (only in summer) and/or the Van Gogh foundation

-          Saintes Maries de la Mer: horseback riding

-          Visits may be made with a qualified guide, following the steps of Vincent Van Gogh.


Several touristic sites for your discovery:



Camargue Natural Park

Alpilles Natural Park

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Meals are not included

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This price includes

6 nights in a hotel of your choice

. The cruises

. The wine tasting

. Entry fee for all sites

. Illustrated travel guide.

This price does not include

. Catering

. Holiday Rates

. Tax

. Transportation

. Drinks

. Personal Expenses