Book online - half-day walking tours to discover the old & the new - Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Arles & Marseille 

Discover the highlights of each of these four principle towns of the region including Marseille, the second city of France. Spend a morning with us from 09.00 until 13.00 to explore the history, the architecture, the culture and all things ancient & modern.

A great introduction to the principle towns of Provence - Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Arles & Marseille - art, history, style, shopping, culture - 4 hour private guided walking tours with your own dedicated guide.

Aix-en-Provence half-day walking tour to discover this ancient Provençal town, history, architecture & street markets

See the iconic sights of Aix-en-Provence including the baroque and rococo 17th and 18th-century hôtels particular in the Quartier Mazarin, then a stroll along Cours Mirabeau a wide walkway shaded by rows of lush plane trees with mansions & restaurants that were the haunts of cultural icons including Camus & Cézanne. As we wander you'll notice the city’s famous fountains many Roman springs that have been hydrating Aix for thousands of years. We will visit the La cathédrale Saint-Sauveur, Le Tour de l'Horloge & l'Hotel de Ville, built in 1510 and the adjoining Provençal markets. 

Avignon half-day walking tour of this UNESCO world heritage city, visit the Palais des Papes & food market

Discover the iconic sights of Avignon, an historic city best known for being the location the Popes fled to after leaving Rome in the 14th century. The impressive Palais des Papes – one of the Avignon's best known sites is on our list. There are so many landmark buildings to discover across the city. A well as its history Avignon has a lively, modern feel with lots of interesting boutiques and the wonderful food market, Les Halles d'Avignon. Discover the narrow streets of Rue des Teinturiers, follow the river and discover how this was once the centre of a thriving fabric dyeing industry.

Arles half-day walking tour exploring Roman ruins & discovering its love affair with Vincent Van-Gogh

See the iconic sights of Arles - this picturesque town steeped in history dates back to its origins as a Greek settlement. Arles became one of the most important cities of the Roman colony Gaul founded by Julius Caesar in 46 BC.This classical town has wonderfully preserved ruins, includes - the Amphithéâtre d'Arènes, Cloisters of Saint-Trophime, the Roman Theatre. Arles has a pleasant Provençal ambience, leafy public squares and slow-paced lifestyle. Our visit includes historic monuments & for art lovers we follow the Van Gogh trail to see the scenes of the artist's famous paintings. 

Marseille half-day tour - la cité phocéenne founded by the Greeks 2,600 years ago, history, architecture & urban vibe 

Explore the old port from Le Panier, the old town quarter, discover the cities evolution in and around the port from the MuCEM museum, Fort St Jean & gardens that offer spectacular views across the bay of Marseille. Discover 17th century architecture of the city hall and later Hôtel Dieu an impressive building once the mai hospital that dominates the port area facing towards the Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde a symbol of this ancient city & Cathedral La Major and the cafe's and bars of Les Halles de la Major all offering an insight into this interesting gritty urban sprawl that is Marseille. 

Meeting point - Aix en Pce

Apple Store, 2 Place du Général de Gaulle, 13100 Aix-en-Provence @ 09.00. Tour ends 13.00

Meeting point - Avignon

Palais des Papes, Place du Palais, 84000 Avignon @ 09.00. Tour ends 13.00

Meeting point - Arles

Hôtel de Ville d'Arles, Place de la République, 13200 Arles @ 09.00. Tour ends 13.00

Meeting point - Marseille

Mairie de Marseille (city hall building) Quai du Port, 13002 Marseille @ 09.00. Tour ends 13.00