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    The Essence of Provence and Mediterranean

    The Essence of Provence and Mediterranean
    Starts from

    Geneva

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    61

    Duration

    6 days

    Length

    1242 km

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Geneva

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    6 days

    Length

    1242 km

    History and CultureNatural Attractions
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    Highlights

    • Visit the vineyards and taste the wines at Château de la Gardine.
    • Breathe peace on the coasts of Camargue and Les Calanques.
    • Fall in love with the light of Provence in Cézanne's studio.
    Like in paintings from the 19th century, you’ll discover the scenes that inspired Van Gogh and Cézanne in the Provence region. You’ll learn about history from the Roman remains in Orange and the Medieval buildings in Avignon, and you can discuss your experiences at sunset in famous vineyards.
    The trip will lead you through iconic villages by the Mediterranean Sea, frozen in time. Enjoy the culinary treasures and the peaceful life of this region!
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    Like in paintings from the 19th century, you’ll discover the scenes that inspired Van Gogh and Cézanne in the Provence region. You’ll learn about history from the Roman remains in Orange and the Medieval buildings in Avignon, and you can discuss your experiences at sunset in famous vineyards.
    The trip will lead you through iconic villages by the Mediterranean Sea, frozen in time. Enjoy the culinary treasures and the peaceful life of this region!
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
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    • Visit the vineyards and taste the wines at Château de la Gardine.
    • Breathe peace on the coasts of Camargue and Les Calanques.
    • Fall in love with the light of Provence in Cézanne's studio.

    Travel itinerary

    Following the Rhône River
    9 Activities

    Day 1

    396 km1 km

    Following the Rhône River

    A sinuous road following the Rhône river is how this trip begins. It will lead you to medieval castles and Roman ruins, where you’ll learn about the history of this region. You’ll also discover famous vineyards where you’ll enjoy the tastes and pleasures that arise when quality and traditions come together.
    Mediterranean Breeze at Camargue
    10 Activities

    Day 2

    87 km4 km

    Mediterranean Breeze at Camargue

    History, art, and nature, all in one amazing day. Medieval castles, Roman ruins, Van Gogh House, and the opportunity to discover a UNESCO World Heritage city. This is just the beginning, and your day will continue in Camargue Natural Park, where you’ll relax in nature before going to the beach.
    The Road to Aix-en-Provence
    13 Activities

    Day 3

    205 km3 km

    The Road to Aix-en-Provence

    This area is where the impressionist painters found their inspiration – where they fell in love with the light, the calm, and the beauty of nature. Enjoy driving along the coast till the end of the Rhône river and continue to be surprised by the Calanques. The Mediterranean essence, villages, and meals are waiting for you. Treasures frozen in time. You’ll end the day enjoying the magic of light in Aix-en-Provence.
    Traditional Villages and Wines in Provence
    12 Activities

    Day 4

    101 km2 km

    Traditional Villages and Wines in Provence

    Today you’re going to enjoy learning about the tradition of wine and olive oil in Provence while visiting traditional villages and towns. Discover its history and prepare your palate for this exquisite experience.
    Through Manosque and Vercors Park
    9 Activities

    Day 5

    271 km380 m

    Through Manosque and Vercors Park

    Start your day exploring a grotto before driving to Manosque to discover this historic town. Enjoy local food and products in the recommended restaurants. Also, one of the most stunning citadels will be waiting for you in Sisteron before the end of the day in Grenoble, where you’ll stay in a castle.
    The Way Back to Geneva
    8 Activities

    Day 6

    182 km416 m

    The Way Back to Geneva

    It’s time to end your trip, but not before a stunning walk through Grenoble and discovering the Chartreuse mountains. A winding road that will take you to waterfalls, amazing viewpoints, and the feeling of wild nature. Enjoy a break in some of the charming villages on your way and have a coffee!
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