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Discover Provence by car/minivan at your own pace and with your own licensed tour guide ! that's what Driver-Guide-France will offer from January 2017 ! with an office in Avignon we will be able to offer private tours throughout Provence from downtown AVIGNON or AIX EN PROVENCE (or from the TGV train station both cities ) to make the most of your day in Provence we only arrange full day trips ! Our full day tour will allow you to see (and visit with your Licensed Tour Guide ) the most famous and spectacular sites in Provence such as : the Pont du Gard ,the Cistercian abbey of Sénanque,the perched village of Gordes ,the very charming little town of Saint Rémy de Provence where the painter Van Gogh stayed for almost a year ( the hospital can be visited ) ;your personal Driver/Guide can adjust the tour according to your centers of interest or your schedule ! that's the great advantage of hiring a private tour with us! You can also decide to skip a place mentionned above and add another one instead ! such as La Fontaine Vaucluse , the village of Roussillon or the outstanding medieval village of Les Baux de Provence ! Everything is conceivable with Driver-Guide-France !
Good to know : Driver-Guide-France is officially registered as a Travel Agency ATOUT FRANCE ( Registration N° IM075120127 ) It means we can also take care of your hotels reservations, arrange 2-day tours and Multi-Day Tours in Provence or other touristic French regions such as the French Riviera ,Burgundy ,Dordogne ,Rhône Alpes ,the wine region around the city of Lyon ( Beaujolais ) or Bordeaux ; A trip back From Avignon/Aix en Provence to Paris ( or vice-versa ) can also be arranged with us .
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Our first stop ,after one hour drive from Paris , will be the very charming village of La Roche-Guyon,classified among the most beautiful villages of France ! You'll be able to admire its castle ,in fact its 2 castles since located at the very top of the cliff,the 11 C. keep ,built to ...keep an eye on the river ! then at the foot of the cliff,another castle built during the 14th C.and the 18th C. Thanks to its huge network of galleries,the castle of La Roche-Guyon became the H.Q of Rommell during WWII ! Just 6 miles away ,we reach the village of Giverny which became famous thank to a prestigious host,the leader of the Impressionnist painters : Claude Monet ; you'll be able to discover the magnificient gardens arranged by Monet himself,and the house where he lived for 43 years ; (only opened from Apr..1st and Oct.31st ) ; Before reaching Rouen,we'll pass by the very spectacular site of Chateau-Gaillard,in order to admire the impressive ruins of the fortress built by the King of England, Richard The Lionheart ;the fortress has been built in only 2 years ! Then we'll head toward the medieval town of Rouen,nick-named the City of the 100 spires , and where you'll be able to stroll through the medieval street,and admire the cathedral,which inspire Monet ,who painted its facade 28 times ! after a lunch in Rouen,we'll visit the ruins of the abbey of Jumièges,founded by William the Conqueror,at the end of the 11th C.;they were considered the most beaufiful ruins in France by Victor Hugo himself ! Eventually we'll head to Honfleur whose harbour has been painted by many Impressionnist painters,included Monet,but also by his mentor ,a native of Honfleur , Eugène Boudin ;Return to Paris after the visit of Honfleur ; This tour can be combine with a tour to the Mont Saint Michel,with ,with an overnight in Bayeux.
Suggested Itinerary ( Round Trip From Paris )
- PARIS :
- GIVERNY or ROUEN:
- Other sites (Optional ) :