Roman Provence

4 days/3 nights

From only £589pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £589pp

Discover the magnificence of Roman civilisation in Provence: theatres, amphitheatres, wide Roman streets and arches, private villas with mosaics, temples and the famous aqueduct Pont du Gard.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled/‘no frills’ flights
  • Accommodation on a half board basis
  • Max 4 bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Morning flight to Lyon. Transfer by coach to Vienne. Visit Vienne Museum, Roman Theatre, Temple of Augustus and Livia, the remains of the Roman Wall and the Roman Pyramid. Check in to Vienne/Lyon hotel. Evening meal.

  • Day 2

    You shall travel by coach to Orange and visit the archaeological museum, theatre, triumphal arch and the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Nazareth. Continue on coach to Glanum to the visit the triumphal arch, mausoleum and archaeological site. Check in to Arles hotel. Evening meal.

  • Day 3

    Morning visit to Pont du Gard. Followed by an afternoon guided tour of Nimes including visits to the amphitheatre, Maison Carrée and Tour Magne. Overnight Arles. Evening meal.

  • Day 4

    Depart from hotel on foot and explore the Roman city of Arles. With a wealth of places to visit, choose from the theatre, amphitheatre, archaeological museum, Necropolis of Les Alyscamps, Constantine baths, Cryptoporticus and more! Coach transfer to Marseille airport for return flight.

    A one day extension will allow a more leisurely exploration of Arles and also of Marseilles – Basilique-de-Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, Musée des Docks Romains, Musée d’Histoire de Marseille and Musée d’Archéologie.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • This Catholic basilica in Marseille is the city's best known landmark and, built on ancient foundations.
  • A museum of Marseille's ancient port and commercial activity.
  • The local historical and archaeological museum of Marseille.
  • Archaeological museum in Nice.
  • A faithful reconstruction of a second century B.C. Delos Villa built in the “Belle Epoque” era.