Book a day trip with a local guide

Why a guided day trip?

Enjoy a walking or cycling day trip with an English-speaking guide. A real source of information on all matters historical, cultural and botanical, you can be sure that your guided day trip will be a highlight of any holiday.

Your day is already planned out – you do not need to worry about the logistics of getting from A to B or where to eat lunch. Your private guide will take care of everything including a picnic lunch with fresh and local produce. It’s these little extras that will make your tour a little more special.

Customize your trip with a local specialist !

You can take any one of our walking tours or cycling holidays and tweak it to suit your needs.
Add an extra night, walk or bike ride, add a wine or gourmet food tour, mix and match 2 itineraries, walk and cycle on the same trip... the possibilities are endless and we can make them happen!

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Highlights of the day trip

  • Easy walk with your guide through the famed vineyards
  • Visit of 3 to 4 wineries in Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Enjoy wine tasting in prestigious wine estate
  • Picnic amongst the vines (included)
  • Stunning views from the ruins of the medieval castle that crowns the village
  • Learn about centuries-old history of wine making in the region
Provence day trip: walking in St Remy - Easy
      • France - Provence
    • Guided
    • Walking

Highlights of the day trip

  • Easy walk through the olive groves that blanket the foothills of the Alpilles Mountains
  • The ciseled wild crest of the Alpilles mountains
  • Visit of St Paul de Mausole monastery where Van Gogh stayed
  • Picnic with panoramic view (included)
  • Olive oil tasting in St Remy (on opening days)

Highlights of the day trip

  • The majestic crest-line trail atop the Alpilles mountains, with wide-sweeping views
  • Visit of St Paul de Mausole monastery where Van Gogh lived for a year
  • Olive oil tasting in St Remy (on opening days)
  • Picnic included
  • Olive oil tasting in St Remy (on opening days)

Highlights of the day trip

  • A scenic walk in the most remote part of the  Luberon Mountains.
  • Visiting the lost village of Sivergues. 
  • The lush vegetation and the beautiful gorge of the Aiguebrun valley. 
  • 1 picnic lunch or restaurant lunch included 
  • Optional : 3000 year-old "Fort de Buoux" ( entrance included)

Highlights of the day trip

  • A walk from the lush valley up to the grassy hills of the crest of the Luberon
  • Visiting the lost village of Sivergues
  • The otherwordly Aiguebrun gorge with its limestone cliffs
  • 1 picnic lunch included 
  • Optional : 3000 year-old "Fort de Buoux" ( entrance included)

Highlights of the day trip

  • Gigondas: one of the prettiest wine-making villages in the Rhône Valley
  • Panoramic walk & view on the vineyards and Mont Ventoux
  • 1 Picnic included
  • 1 Wine tasting of Gigondas wine included (on opening days)
  • Seeing the Dentelles de Montmirail up close

Highlights of the day trip

  • A panoramic ridge-line hike atop the "Dentelles de Montmirail" cliffs
  • A visit of the picturesque village of Gigondas
  • 1 Picnic included
  • 1 Wine tasting of Gigondas wine included (on opening days)
  • Panoramic walk & view on the vineyards and Mont Ventoux

Highlights of the day trip

  • Beautiful forest paths, on Ventoux's only slope without a road. 
  • Views of the entire chain of the Alps, including Mont Blanc
  • Probable encounters with chamois (wild goats) along the way 
  • 1 picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • Alpine and even Arctic flowers along the upper slopes of Ventoux

Highlights of the day trip

  • Cycling in Van Gogh's Provence 
  • The perched medieval village of Les Baux de Provence
  • 1 picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • 1 wine tasting and 1 olive oil tasting included ( on opening days)
  • Optional : another unique experience at the Carrieres de lumiere, a former rock quarry

Highlights of the day trip

  • Cycling in Van Gogh's Provence 
  • Visit the perched medieval village of Les Baux de Provence
  • Ride through the vast olive groves of the charming village of Maussane
  • 1 picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • 1 wine tasting and 1 olive oil tasting included ( on opening days)
  • Optional : another unique experience at the Carrieres de lumiere, a former rock quarry

Highlights of the day trip

  • The charming medieval hamlet of Saumane, the springs of Fontaine du Vaucluse
  • The spectacular village of Gordes
  • 1 lunch included
  • 1 olive oil tasting included on the way to Gordes ( on opening days)
  • Easy cycling in the heart of the Luberon countryside, off the beaten track 
  • The lovely town of Isle sur la Sorgue and its quay side

Highlights of the day trip

  • The cherry orchards and forests of the perched village of Venasque
  • The charming Pernes and its 40 fountains
  • 1 picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • 1 wine tasting and 1 delicatessen tasting included ( on opening days)
  • A cycling route off the beaten-track 
  • The stunning village of Isle sur la Sorgue and its waterwheels
  • The famous Saturday morning market in Pernes

Highlights of the day trip

  • The most beautiful Provence perched villages: Roussillon, Gordes, Ménerbes, Lacoste
  • Cycling where Peter Mayle wrote his "Year in Provence"
  • 1 picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • 1 olive oil tasting (on opening days ) 
  • Scenic backroads and jaw-dropping vistas from each of the villages
  • The famous Friday morning market in Bonnieux
  • Optional : wine & truffle tasting in Ménerbes

Highlights of the day trip

  • Tackling France's most iconic climb: Mont Ventoux !
  • From cherry orchards to lunar landscape in only 21km 
  • 1 restaurant lunch included
  • Option: Descent through the spectacular Nesque Gorge 
  • Incredible panoramas at the top of Ventoux
Provence day trip: Bike and kayak in Isle
      • France - Provence
    • Guided
    • Cycling

Highlights of the day trip

  • Easy cycling holiday on country roads & easy paddling on the river Sorgue
  • The charming village of Fontaine de Vaucluse, its famous springs and the paper making mill
  • The lovely hamlet of Saumane
  • Restaurant lunch included

Discover our trips with a local specialist !

We are the local specialists, offering a range of self-guided walking tours and cycling holidays, expertly put together to ensure that you have a unique experience, staying in intimate guest houses, eating in great restaurants and enjoying some of the most beautiful landscapes in Provence and abroad.

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Where to go on your guided day trip?

Everywhere! Our day trips can be guided tours, on foot or on 2 wheels, walking or cycling through olive groves & vineyards, beautiful perched villages, by the sea, inland or in the Lubéron mountains. There is something for everyone and our guides can adapt to your level of fitness, from easy terrain to the more challenging.

 

Our guides

Your guided day trip is in the safe hands of professional and passionate guides who have travelled the world trekking from France to Corsica, Ireland, the Himalayas, China & Lapland! Full of anecdotes and a great sense of humour, they are keen to share their love of the outdoors with you. Let your guide organise everything! You just need to show up wearing reliable and adapted footwear, sun protection and a small backpack with a wind/rain jacket and a bottle of water. It couldn’t be easier!