Day Trips South Of Avignon, Provence the South of France
Base in Avignon and take day trips South to many interesting villages and towns of Provence
From Avignon, Aix en Provence is a little over one hour away.
St Remy is about 30 miles south and west of Avignon. Just outside St. Remy find the Roman Ruin of Glanum. Nearby reach Les Baux-de-Provence
Further west reach Arles and the gateway to the Camargue.
Tarascon is a short trip southwest of Avignon on the Rhone River.
Many other interesting villages and towns of Provence such as Salon de Provence are just a short drive, train ride or bus ride south.
- Nimes is 20 minutes west from Arles.
Cavaillon is a 15 minute drive south of Avignon.
shops and the Easter and August antiques fair.
- L'isle-sur-la-Sourgue is near Cavaillon. This area is noted for antique
Marseilles is one hour and a half south by good high speed toll roads. Also reached by train and bus.
Aix-en-Provence is about an hour south and east.
The coast of the Mediterranean is one and a half hours away. Nice can be reached in three hours. Cassis is a day trip from Avignon, just beyond Marseilles.
Aix-en-Provence is an easy day trip from Avignon by car, train or public bus
Once the home of Cezanne and Emile Zola, Aix-en-Provence is full of history, color, and texture and claims one of the most beautiful streets in France.
Aix en Provence will offer lots to do and see
Aix en Provence has public transportation to other cities and hiking, biking and kayaking excursions in the nearby hills.
Marseilles can be reached from Avignon by High speed train, by car or by public bus.
By bus it is about an hour and a half to two hours.
The City of Marseilles offers small trains that make loops from the old port through the city and include a trip to the Cathedral Notre Dame de-la-Garde high on a hill that overlooks the harbor and the city.
From Avignon reach Cassis in about two hours, 91 miles.
Hiking: From Marseilles you can make a twelve hour or more trip along the cliff trails to the port of Cassis ( Park could be closed in summer due to fire hazard)
Along the coast between Marseilles and Cassis there are Calanques (inlets) large and small, several reached only by boat or by hiking.
Avignon Day Trips to the south can reach Aix en Provence, about one hour away and Marseilles 90 miles to the south, by road, train, or bus.
Information for those renting a vehicle in Provence
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A Day trip from Avignon, the city of Marseilles in the South of France.
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Day Trips South Of Avignon