In the morning, drive to the city of Orange founded by the Romans in the 1st century BC. You will admire the very-well preserved Triumphal Arch and the Roman Theater which is still used nowadays for lyrical music festival during the summer season. Plenty of famous artists from Sarah Bernhardt , Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti or Roberta Alagna have performed on its stage .
On Thursdays, stroll in the open-air provencal market in Orange.
Continuation to the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape located a few kilometers away from Orange. During a panoramic tour of the vineyard, your driver will provide explanations about "terroir", grape varieties or vinification. Stop at cellar and enjoy a wine-tasting (included) : taste the increasingly sought-after white wines produced and the powerful red-wines of the worldwide-famous appellation.
In the afternoon, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pont du Gard, the best preserved roman aqueduct. Take the easy-to-walk path linking the car park to the bridge and discover this impressive witness of the Roman architecture.
Drive to Les Baux de Provence, a picturesque medieval fortress in the Alpilles mountain range. The village is still nowadays a source of inspiration for local artists : stroll in the numerous painter's and sculptors galleries.
Continuation to the Luberon Valley : photo stop in the village of Gordes and free time to visit Roussillon. Dive into the local atmosphere so well described by Peter Mayle in his book « A year in Provence » .
Free time for lunch on your own during the day.
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