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Pleasures of Provence

Pleasures of Provence

per person
  • Apr 29 - May 7, 2025
  • From $ 4,495
  • $ 600
  • History, Land, Nature, Solo-Traveler Friendly
  • AHI Travel
  • Moderate
    Moderate
  • Trojan.Travel@usc.edu
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Discover the irresistible allure of southeastern France during this quintessential Provençal experience. Unpack once and enjoy first-class accommodations for seven nights in the heart of magical Aix-en-Provence.

Walk in the footsteps of great painters, savor immersive cultural experiences and visit picturesque French villages. In Aix, stroll the storied Cours Mirabeau and relish a tour of Paul Cézanne’s atelier. Then, tour the medieval Papal Palace in Avignon and witness the engineering marvel of UNESCO-inscribed Pont du Gard. Along the way, behold France’s “most beautiful village,” Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, tour van Gogh’s Arles and captivating Les Baux and St. Remy, admire the lovely towns of Lourmarin and Cucuron, and explore France’s oldest city of Marseille.

Join truffle hunters as you search for the elusive “black gold,” sample a tasting and learn to play the local game of pétanque. Plus, savor fresh seafood in a Cassis fishing village, and enjoy a tour and tasting at an olive oil mill and a Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyard.

This small-group itinerary features engaging lectures and a generous meal plan, including wine with dinner.

11 Days
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    Pleasures of Provence