If you’re looking for an active trip to explore the natural beauty of Southern France, then this trip is made for you! Explore Provence's charming countryside, ride electric bikes through picturesque villages, and savour local culture. Delight in sun-soaked vineyards and cuisine. Next, venture into the wild heart of the Camargue, renowned for its majestic horses. Immerse yourselves in its unique equestrian culture with some horseback riding “ballades”, galloping through the marshes and alongside the tranquil shores. Finally, set your sights on Cassis and the spellbinding Calanques National Park. Spend two days hiking through the rugged terrain, discovering the best trails and hidden beaches.

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Day By day

Bonjour Provence

Embark on your Provencal adventure with a visit to the picturesque town of Saint-Rémy, where you'll discover the rich history and rustic beauty of Provence. Dive into the world of olive oil at Château de l'Estoublon and savour a delightful tasting session that will awaken your taste buds. Overnight: Saint Remy de Provence

E-Bike Tour of Les Baux-de-Provence and Carrières de Lumières

Get ready for an exhilarating day exploring Provence on electric bikes. Traverse the stunning landscapes of Les Baux-de-Provence and immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of the Carrières de Lumières, an artistic wonder carved into the rock. Enjoy a scenic picnic from the cliff-top chateau and take in breathtaking views over olive groves and rugged hills. Overnight: Saint Remy de Provence

Kayaking on La Sorgue River

Today, your adventure takes you to the serene waters of the La Sorgue River. Experience the tranquillity of kayaking while surrounded by beautiful Provence hills with the scent of wild herbs and flowers in the air. Afterward, indulge your senses with a visit to a local cheese farm, where you'll taste some of the region's finest cheeses. Overnight: Saint Remy de Provence

En Route to Camargue

Continue your journey by heading south towards the Camargue region on the Rhone delta. On your way, make captivating stops in the historic towns of Arles and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Arles is a beautiful historic town famous for its millennium-old buildings dating from Greek and Roman occupation 2000 years ago. Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is, as the name suggests, located on the coast and has several beautiful beaches. Immerse yourself in their unique charm and soak up the Mediterranean vibes that grace this part of Provence. Overnight: Saintes Maries de la Mer

Horse Riding in the Camargue Natural Reserve

Experience the untamed beauty of the Camargue as you embark on a horse-riding adventure. Elise, your trusted horse-riding guide, will lead you through the captivating landscapes of the Camargue Natural Reserve, providing a truly authentic experience. You’ll ride along a myriad of trails between prairies with the distinctive “taureau de Camargue” or local bulls, and wild wetlands with flamingoes. A day to remember. Overnight: Saintes Maries de la Mer

Marseille Exploration and Calanques Cruise

En route for Cassis, make a pitstop in the vibrant city of Marseille founded by the ancient Greeks. Discover its cultural richness with its vibrant, historic harbour before setting sail on a cruise to explore the mesmerizing Calanques from the water, revealing their hidden treasures. Overnight in the beautiful picture-postcard village of Cassis where you can enjoy the sun-setting from a typical pastel-coloured café overlooking the port. Overnight: Cassis

Hiking in the Calanques

Lace up your hiking boots for an exhilarating day of exploration in the Calanques. Traverse rugged trails and marvel at the stunning coastal landscapes. The calanques are narrow, steep-walled inlets with crystal-clear waters, forming a breathtaking natural landscape. Your trails explore this wonderful area from above and below, so you can enjoy extraordinary views from cliff tops before enjoying lunch on a wonderful, secluded beach surrounded by magnificent scenery. You won’t be able to resist taking a dip in the clear waters. William, High Point Holidays’ founder knows all the best hikes in the region and has personally tested them himself!  Overnight: Cassis

Au revoir

As your unforgettable journey through Provence comes to an end, you have the option to depart from either Marseille or Nice, where you can catch your international flight. Reflect on the incredible experiences and flavours of Provence as you bid farewell to this enchanting region.

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“To make the most of your Provence trip, I'd suggest renting a car because this region is filled with charming hidden spots and must-visit little villages. It's perfect for spontaneous stops for a quick hike or a refreshing dip whenever you feel like it. We know a lot of cozy guesthouses and, if preferred, we also know some exquisite 4 or 5-star accommodation.”

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Our trip was wonderful and amazing. Better and less stressful than if I planned it myself. High Point Holidays provided plenty of email communication as well as a very nice introductory video chat.
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The holiday has exceeded expectations. Really enjoyed it. Lovely unspoilt region.
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