France~Pleasures of Provence

Date: Tue, October 14, 2025 - Wed, October 22, 2025

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: $4,495 if booked by 1/14/25

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Europe

Arrangements: Alumni Holidays International

Discover the irresistible allure of southeastern France during this quintessential Provençal experience. Unpack once and enjoy first-class accommodations for seven nights in the heart of magical Aix-en-Provence. Walk in the footsteps of great painters, savor immersive cultural experiences, and visit picturesque French villages. In Aix, stroll the storied Cours Mirabeau and enjoy a tour of Paul Cézanne’s atelier. Then, tour the medieval Papal Palace in Avignon and see the engineering marvel of UNESCO-inscribed Pont du Gard. Along the way, explore France’s “most beautiful village,” Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, van Gogh’s Arles, and captivating Les Baux and St. Remy. Admire the lovely towns of Lourmarin and Cucuron, and France’s oldest city of Marseille. Join truffle hunters as you search for the elusive “black gold;” sample a tasting and learn to play the local game of pétanque. In addition, savor fresh seafood in a Cassis fishing village, enjoy a tour and tasting at an olive oil mill, and a Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyard. This small-group itinerary features engaging lectures and a generous meal plan, including wine with dinner.

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at duketravels@duke.edu or 919-684-2988

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