Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Charming hotels in Paris, please help.
  2. 2 Top Tapas Tascas
  3. 3 Frankfurt to Achen travel by train
  4. 4 Split, Croatia Itinerary help
  5. 5 Trip Report This Pirate goes to Penzance, and then on to the land of Fire and Ice
  6. 6 Fly out Venice or Rome
  7. 7 If your site isn't working because of the update, just take it offline
  8. 8 Lake Como- Which villa has the best garden?
  9. 9 Dolomites Sept 2017 express bus schedules
  10. 10 Italy- dolomites and cinque terre
  11. 11 Greece
  12. 12 RS view on booking.com & the like
  13. 13 Hiking lake Como
  14. 14 Trip Report Incredibly Beautiful, Fira, Greece
  15. 15 Renting a car in Greece
  16. 16 Prem fares (again)
  17. 17 tickets for Wimbledon
  18. 18 Trip Report Capri is for vacationing, la Dordogne is for living
  19. 19 Feedback On Relaxed Plan While Staying In Saignon
  20. 20 Iceland, france spain
  21. 21 From Biarritz to Paris- 2 extra nights
  22. 22 Breakfast Outside of Dublin off M7 (Driving to West Coast)
  23. 23 Please help: Swiss Pass/Lucerne/Engadine?
  24. 24 Getting out of Glasgow - ideas needed
  25. 25 (Repost) Overall cost of three weeks in Scotland??
View next 25 » Back to the top

5 Days in Provence

Jump to last reply

Hi,
I am taking the Eurostar from London and will arrive in Avignon Sunday at 2 p.m. I want to stay in the Provence area until Friday a.m. I am wondering if I should drive or just take train/bus around. Also, I am basing myself in Cassis and Gordes if driving, Cassis and Avignon if taking public transit. Not sure if this is the right way to go. Want to experience small town culture, therefore I prefer not staying in Avignon. However, do these places shut down early at night? We like to have late dinners/drinks.

My driving itinerary is:
Sunday: Pick up car in Avignon, go to Cassis (1.5 hour)
Monday: Cassis, Calanques
Tuesday: Head 1.5 hour to to Gordes (market day) explore Luberon villages (Rousillon)
Wed: Day trip to Isle la Sorgue, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, maybe Orange
Thursday: Day trip (1 hour) to Saint Remy, Les Baux, Arles
Friday: drop car off, explore Avignon-head to Paris on TGV in afternoon

Train/Bus Itinerary:
Sunday-Continue on Eurostar Train to Marseille, bus to Cassis
Mon: Cassis, Calanques
Tuesday: Head to Avignon (explore in afternoon) maybe visit Aix in provence on the way via bus/train.
Wed:Day trip to Saint Remy, Les Baux, Arles
Thurs: Day trip/Minivan tour of Luberon, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Orange

With Train/Bus, I will not be able to see Isle La Sorgue. Thanks for any and all feedback!

20 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement