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From Avignon: Half-Day Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Tour

4.3 / 5

14 reviews

From Avignon: Half-Day Van Gogh & Carrières de Lumières Tour

From £71.74 per person

Trace the path of the artist Vincent van Gogh and discover the sites in Provence that featured in many of his important paintings. Explore Arles and see where the artist worked, and Les Baux-de-Provence, where you’ll see an extraordinary multimedia show.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Roman city of Arles and see the Langlois Bridge that appeared in van Gogh’s paintings
  • Experience the stunning Carrières de Lumières multimedia show in a limestone cave
  • Stop at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, where van Gogh lived at the Saint-Paul de Mausole asylum
Full description
Follow in the tracks of Vincent van Gogh in Provence on this 5-hour tour. Begin in Arles, a city that fascinated the artist. Then, set off to discover the city through the history of the artist during this fascinating city tour. First, visit the monumental “Carrières de Lumières” which hosts extraordinary multimedia shows, unique in the world with Dali and Gaudi. Finish with St Paul de Mausole, the famous psychiatric hospital, where Van Gogh spent 1 very creative year.
Includes
  • Carrières de Lumières entrance fee
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee to St Paul de Mausole
  • Photo stop in les Baux de provence
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Outside Avignon Tourist Office, 41, Cours Jean Jaurès 84000 Avignon

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    2/5
  • Transportation
    2.5/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Wonderful

Our Guide (Nicolas) was excellent, friendly, attentive and very professional. We believe that part of the success of this tour is due to its excellent attention. The tour was very interesting, our guide had knowledge of the subject and the areas we visited. Nicolas we thank you that you have managed to satisfy the interests of such a diverse group.

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20 October 2019

Whilst I enjoyed the overall tour, there was too much packed into 5 hours with no time for a lunch stop and barely time to go to the toilet. I was disappointed we only had 1 hour at carrieres des lumieres, as this only just covered the time to get in there and watch the films; no time for lunch, no time to look around, and no time to view the film about Vincent’s life. And then when we visited the hospital, the little shop was closed for the duration of our 40 min visit.

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20 May 2019

fantastic

Guide prepared kind and very elegant. Wonderful places.

31 July 2019

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