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Discover Provence-Private Day Tours

19 Rue d'Italie, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 6 16 86 40 24
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Owner description: Our custom made small group(max 6 clients) tours are carefully designed for you to discover...
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Owner description: Our custom made small group(max 6 clients) tours are carefully designed for you to discover Provence at its best. We know Provence well and with our tour experience, knowledge, language skills and address book we can offer you a special insight into Provence. We will take you to wonderful locations in a comfotable vehicle explaining details of local history, culture and traditions. We are happy to design a tailor made tour for you or choose from 8 specially designed tours including a boat trip from Cassis to the beautiful calanques, wine tasting ,a visit to lavender fields,a walk around the Mont Victoire,visits to magical Roman and Medieval villages plus a Provençal cooking experience with an experienced French cook. We will take you to places off the beaten tourist track so that you can discover the real Provence.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This review is long overdue! We visited Provence in September and had the pleasure of spending the day with Sarah visiting Arles, Les Baux, St. Remy and an olive mill. Sarah customized our trip beautifully to meet our needs. Her knowledge of the local area and history was incredible. Without her, we would have seen buildings and streets. With her,... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Last month my husband and I plus 2 of our best friends toured with Sarah Pernet in Provence. Sarah planned 3 perfect days for us and adjusted the itinerary when we had previously visited a site. She was very informative and pleasant to spend time with discussing the history and culture of the area. One of our favorites was a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We recently had the opportunity of visiting Provence and chose Discover Provence Day Tours to showcase the highlights of the area. Sarah picked us up at our hotel in Aix on the first day, and we toured Arles and other significant places in Van Gogh's life, as well as a local olive mill. Sarah made it a fun and informative... More 

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Villa Park, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We only had one full day in Aix so we decided to hire a tour guide to see as much as we possibly could in that time. We booked the "One Day in Provence" tour. We met our guide, Janicke, and another couple who had also booked the tour on that day, in the morning at the main circle in... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My husband and I had one day in Provence as a port on the Mediterranean leg of an ocean crossing. We wanted a more thorough experience in Aix than we had had on a previous trip to Provence. Janicke was our guide and she was wonderful. She met us at the ship promptly and drove us to Aix. We hit... More 

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Cmh927
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This review is LONG overdue. We took a 10 day vacation to France in early October and had the luxury of going on a tour with Janicke. We spent the day seeing the Luberon Villages and Casis. Looking back my fiance and I both agree that day was the highlight of our whole vacation. Janicke was the sweetest tour guide.... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband and I spent the last day of our vacation in France with Sarah, who showed us the glories of the Luberon Valley. Not only was the weather absolutely perfect (did I mention how fabulous the light is???) but Sarah was an informed and entertaining guide. I can't wait to come back and take another tour with her. Cannot... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have just returned from a marvelous two week trip to southern Burgundy and Provence and want to mention one special afternoon. It was a cool and overcast day in Aix, but we shared a warm connection with our guide, Janicke. She spent the afternoon with us guiding us through the labyrinth of streets, and sharing the culture, history, and... More 

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Park Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Last month we took two tours with Discover Provence - Luberon Villages with Janicke and Chateauneuf-du-Pape with Romain. Wonderful time and great memories! Thank you Guys! Romain is truly an wine expert!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a superior 2.5 days tour visiting Aix en Provence and region. Thanks to Sarah and Janicke's personal guidance. We travelled with children, and Sarah and Janicke were very good at explaining the area, and keeping our kids' (and adults) attention. Kids had a lot of fun and learned a lot. Sarah and Janicke listened to our impromptu requests,... More 

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