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AUTUMN IN PROVENCE

ANTIQUES SHOPPING

TOUR

AUTUMN IN PROVENCE
ANTIQUES SHOPPING
TOUR

8 Days / 7 Nights

October 17 - 24, 2020

$5,350

Provence Autumn Color

Côtes du Rhône Wines

Delicious French Cheese & Cuisine

Provence is an antiques shopper's paradise!

Join us for a wonderful week in the autumn visiting charming Provence villages... meandering through antique shops and outdoor markets filled with antique home furniture, antique home accessories, rugs, jewelry & watches, dishes, porcelain, silverware, copperware cooking pans, antique linens, paintings, posters, garden furniture, outdoor pots & statues.

This is a fabulous trip for professional decorators... home decorating enthusiasts... and for friends looking for a fun-filled South of France fall get-away excursion.

 

Our local antiques expert will guide us through many of the best antiques markets in Provence... including Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Avignon, Aix en Provence and Nîmes... with the highlight being Isle-sur-Sorgue, considered to be Europe's 3rd largest antique center, only behind London and Paris, with more than 300 antique shops!

 

You'll be amazed by the many treasures you'll discover and how far your money goes in France!

No worries about shipping arrangements. Shipping for your purchases will be handled by our local Provence partners. They will coordinate your purchases from different markets and vendors to be sent to your home or business in one consolidated shipment.

We’ll be based for six nights in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, the charming medieval village located across the Rhône River from Avignon, the historic and preserved UNESCO World Heritage city that is the gateway city to Provence.

 

The trip includes many extras -- a welcome reception with Côtes du Rhône wines and local cheeses... French Provencal cooking class and meal with a celebrated local chef... farewell dinner with traditional French cuisine and local wines.

Optional before breakfast group pleasure walks through Villeneuve-lès-Avignon and along the Rhône River are organized for travelers who want some morning exercise before starting their vacation day.

 

The Provence Antiques Market Tour Is Designed To Provide:

  • A fabulous vacation experience in beautiful Southern France!

  • A friendly and fun small group environment limited to 15 persons. Enjoy the camaraderie and begin friendships with like-minded travelers.

  • Great trip with many activities including... daily excursions to Provence antique markets with local antiques shopping guide... Côtes du Rhône wine tasting session…  French Provencal cooking class and dinner with a local chef.

  • Free time for personal sightseeing... shopping... enjoying French pasties and cuisine... relaxing at outdoor cafes.

  • Optional group morning pleasure walks led by WalkEurope president, Tom Harter.

  • Recommended restaurants will be provided should you want to explore on your own, yet everyone is invited to join the tour host for local-cuisine group meals.

  • Concierge service & support – fully escorted tour, personal & customized service for a WORRY-FREE vacation!​ 

 

What's Included:

  • Six nights in a choice of personally selected hotels.

    • Charming Boutique Hotel: Hôtel de l'Atelier, family owned and operated guesthouse hotel in a character-filled 16th-century residence.

    • Premiere/Signature Luxury Hotel: Hotel de Le Prieuré, a Relais & Chateaux luxury group hotel, in a quite and relaxed private setting with a lovely garden and pool.

  • Daily hotel buffet breakfasts.

  • Welcome Reception - with local Côtes du Rhône wines and Provence cheeses hosted by WalkEurope.

  • Antique Market Visits - Isle-sur-SorgueAvignon, Villeneuve-lès-AvignonAix en Provence and Nîmes

  • French Provencal Cooking Class - and meal with a celebrated chef.

  • Côtes du Rhône Wine Tasting - with region wine expert.

  • Cocktail Hour Soirees - enjoy before dinner local wines hosted by WalkEurope.

  • Farewell Dinner - featuring traditional French cuisine and Côtes du Rhône wines hosted by WalkEurope.

  • Morning Pleasure Walks - optional before breakfast group pleasure walks through Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

  • Villa/garden/museum entrance fees for all group activities and day trips 

  • Ground transportation for all group activities, including private vans/buses for day trips

 

Arrival & Departure City:

Avignon, France. 

 

Trip Cost:

Charming Boutique Hotel Option

  • $5,350 -- 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. For solo travelers, we will try to find you a roommate. Tour cost does not include airfare.

  • Added cost for private single room hotel accommodation option - $1,075

Premiere Luxury - Relais & Chateaux Group Hotel Option

  • $6,625 – 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. Tour cost does not include airfare.

  • Added cost for private single room hotel accommodation option - $2,250

Space Is Limited -- Available on 1st Reserve Basis -- Reserve Early!

Small Group Tour -- Limited to 15 persons.

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Additional Provence WalkEurope Tours:

Summertime in Provence "Lavender in Bloom" Culture & History & Discovery Tour

June 28 - July 4, 2020

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Please Note: WalkEurope strives to operate according to our published itinerary. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control or opportunities that would enhance the itinerary, adjustments may be necessary. Hotels and itinerary are subject to changes. Tour subject to six person minimum.

WALKEUROPE

Call: 626.616.3448

Email: tomharter@walkeurope.com

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