Day trips in Provence with a private driver

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Tours in France

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You will be surprised by how much you can experience in Provence in one day. When you have a private driver and local guide that is…

Whether you’re based in Marseille or Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or off the beaten track, a day trip with a knowledgeable guide means you can get to see so much more than you may think possible. Emily Durand who has been running tours in Provence for many years. She is a licensed driver and one of the best guides there is. She can put together an itinerary for you that’s customised to make sure you see and experience just what you want to.

Dream day trips in Provence

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Do you want to see lavender, sunflower or poppy fields in Provence? Emily’s local knowledge of the best places and times to visit are second to none.

She knows where the little known most picturesque towns are and the places that tourists rarely discover. Emily can show you the most authentic parts of Provence. The prettiest and the most historic towns and villages will be on your itinerary.

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Discover gorgeous olive groves, beautiful vineyards where the famous rosé is produced, and Chateauneuf du Pape. And of course you’ll want to try the wines (who wouldn’t). Having your own private driver means you can taste to your heart’s content without worrying about who’s driving.

You might want to go to the restaurants the locals love, the famous bistros. With Emily’s book of contacts you’ll be spoiled for choice. And, if a picnic in a picturesque spot is more your thing, then why not stop off at a gorgeous market and get supplies. You’ll discover amazing cheeses, delicious artisan baguettes, fresh fruits and salads and tasty charcuterie. Why not finish off with a jewel like cake, washed down with some local wine.

Your perfect Day trip in Provence

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Emily’s Signature tours take in the very best of Provence. The secrets of the Luberon include chateaux, a hidden gorge and foodie delights. You could also include a truffle hunt or a visit to an olive farm.

Hill top Luberon could take in gorgeous Gordes, ravishing Roussillon and lovely Lacoste. Or perhaps beautiful Bonnieux and magnificent Menerbes. If you’d like lunch in a private home to experience real Provence, that can be arranged for you.

Flowers on a market stall, shops with striped awning and leafy trees

The thing is, with a private driver and guide in Provence you go at your pace. You see what you want to see and make the most of your time in this wonderful part of France. Let Emily know what you want or she’ll suggest some areas to you and together you’ll create the best day trip, weekend or longer tour you could dream of.

You’ll be picked up and dropped off at the location of your choice – your hotel or gite, local station or airport. Just let Emily know, and she’ll be there for you.

Details at: yourprivatechauffeurprovence.com

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