HALF DAY TRIP - Villages of the Luberon & Olive Oil Tasting - op2

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Presentation

 Mask requested on the bus.

Meet your English Speaking Driver/Guide who is a local Expert of Provence ; your half day tour to the Luberon area will begin as you travel through stunning landscapes. The Luberon is without a doubt one of the most exquisite destinations in Provence, with its rocky canyons, ridgelines, hilltop villages and towns surrounded by Olive trees, lavender fields and vineyards. Your half day tour today will take you to some of the best rated Luberon Villages that are classified as some of the most beautiful villages in France. 
 
Reach the Village of Lourmarin : Unlike the more crowded hilltop villages of the Luberon, Lourmarin is set in plain and is easily accessible to all visitors. Upon arrival, follow your guide through the narrow streets of the village for a short walking tour. Highlights of the tour include the 17th century Private Mansion of Philippe de Girad, the numerous fountains that are scattered across the village, the 17th century belfry or the Protestant Temple that is the largest in the Vaucluse area.
  
Visit and Olive Oil mill followed by a commented tasting : your guide will explain all there is to know about how local Olive Oil is produced from harvest to press using the cold extraction procedure. Once the process of Olive Oil making has been explained, it will be time for you to taste a minimum of 5 different Olive Oils. Here, it as all about color, texture,  aromas and flavors. This commented tasting will enable you to make the difference between Olive Oils obtained from Green fruity olives, ripe fruits or matured ones. 
 
Visit the Village of Ansouis  : Far from the crowds that flock in the other touristy villages of Gordes or Bonnieux, Ansouis has remained authentic and was justly proclaimed as one of the most beautiful villages of France in 1999. The village is typical or the area with its stone houses and narrow streets. For a stunning view over the valley, your guide will lead you to the top of the village where the Castle of Ansouis still stands. Along the way you will discover the 13th century church of Saint-Martin, medieval houses, ornate fountains and intricate doorways.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION : 

  • Commented excursion english  / Guaranteed departure from 2 people
  • Departure tourist office 9 am
  • Duration : 4h

Inclusions:

  • Visit of Lourmarin Village
  • Visit of Olive Oil domaine & tasting
  • Visit of Ansouis Village
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Travel in premium A/C vehicle
  • Bottled Water
  • Wifi in the minivan

Exclusions:

  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide


Pets are forbidden.


RATES :

  • Adult : 75€ 
  • Child 4 to 12s : 37.50€
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    • Type of activity :
      • Excursion
    • Means of transport :
      • by air-conditioned mini-bus
    • Duration :
      • by the half day
    • Time of day :
      • in the morning
    • Visit language :
      • English
    • Included in the offer :
      • Tasting of local products
    • Important information :
      • Present yourself 5 minutes before the start
    • Other information :
      • Tested by our travel advisors
      • Refundable 48 hours before departure
      • No pets allowed
    • Access :
      • from the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office

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    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 43.52606
    Longitude : 5.44423

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