Arles Accessible Guided Tour from Marseilles

avignon-&-arles -accessibleThis full day accessible guided tour of Arles includes medieval architecture, Roman ruins, the Van Gogh Museum, and much more!

Did you know that the city of Arles has the most Roman ruins outside of Rome? Or that it was the inspiration for many of Van Gogh’s paintings? 

Your accessible guided tour of Arles will begin when your guide and driver pick you up from the cruise terminal in a wheelchair accessible van. Enjoy the scenic drive between Marseilles and Arles as you view the Southern France countryside between the cities.

In Arles, you will see a Roman Amphitheatre built in the year 90 AD. You will also visit the Van Gogh Museum, and see the some of the inspirations for Van Gogh’s paintings, before touring the rest of the city. 

After lunch at an accessible restaurant in Arles (cost not included), your guide will take you to Moulin Saint-Michel in Mouries, a local olive oil mill in the Valley of Baux-de-Provence. The oil mill has been processing the harvest of the olive growers in the Alpilles near the foothills of the Alps since 1744. During your visit you will tour the old mill, experience the techniques of making olive oil and finish off with a delicious tasting experience.

 

At the end of your accessible guided tour Arles, your guide and driver will take you back to the cruise terminal in Marseilles.

The Arles Accessible Guided Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
  • 8 hour driving tour
  • Lively commentary by an English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Arles!

 

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Tour Highlights

  • Countryside that Vincent van Gogh painted
  • The Roman Amphitheatre in Arles
  • Visit and tasting experience at Moulin Saint-Michel in Mouries
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Door of the Camargues

Accessibility Details

The Arles Accessible Guided Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter mild to moderate cobblestones and uneven ground in the ancient city of Arles.

The accessible van you will be using for this tour has a wheelchair ramp.

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The Arles Roman Amphitheatre can be viewed from the outside. Reaching the interior requires going up a few steps.

Arles Roman Amphitheatre

You can see the café that was the basis for Van Gogh’s famous Café Terrace at Night painting!

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Along the way, you will have scenic views of the countryside of Provence!

Scenic views of the countryside of Provence

Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: € 700 1-2 people €750 3-4 people, €800 5 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 6 days a week (Not on Sundays)
Meet-up time: Time that cruise ship arrives
Meet-up place: Marseilles accessible hotel lobby or cruise dock
Dress code: None
Entrance tickets: Not included. Pont du gard: € 3 / Roman Amphitheathe and Antique Theather: € 5
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities.

 

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