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Walking Vacation France: Slow Road Through Provence​

Activity Level: Easy  |  Daily Mileage: 3 – 6 mi  |  Daily Walking: 2 – 5 hr
Air package plus
10 days from only
Price includes roundtrip airfare.
Land only
7 days from only
Pre-trip Extension
Aix-en-Provence • 2 nights $245

Post-trip Extension
Nice • 3 nights $545
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Château de Roussan

Château de Roussan Located on the outskirts of St. Remy, this 4-star hotel occupies a charming and elegant 17th-century château. During your stay, stroll through the surrounding parklands, which encompass more than 15 acres and offer arresting views of the Alpilles range. Relax in the tastefully decorated library, which houses a collection of rare 19th-century books. And savor Provençal specialties in the on-site restaurant, which features a vaulted ceiling and a garden terrace. The hotel’s air-conditioned rooms are comfortably equipped with cable/satellite televisions, minibars, in-room safes and private baths with showers and hair dryers. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Hostellerie Le Beffroi

Hostellerie Le Beffroi This small, family-run hotel dates back to 1554. Since each room is uniquely furnished and much of the furniture is original, it still has the feel of a private home. Fittingly, Hostellerie is located in the medieval section of the town, on a cobblestone street.

Though the hotel does not have air-conditioning, fans can be placed in the rooms on request.

Hotel Aquabella

Hotel Aquabella Ideally situated in the heart of the old town of Aix-en-Provence, at the foot of the ancient fortifications and in the center of the markets of Provence, Hotel Aquabella offers you an exceptional environment for your active vacation. When you’re not exploring the lively city of Aix, unwind in the hotel’s spa or heated pool. Each room of the Hotel Aquabella is decorated in Provençal style and all are fully equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, mini-bar and furnished with bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel La Magnaneraie

Hotel La Magnaneraie Hotel La Magnaneraie is located in the historic town of Villeneuve les Avignon, less than 2 miles from Avignon. Surrounded by a verdant park, this 15th-century former residence of cardinals combines the charm of an ancient mansion house with all the modern comforts, and provides an elegant and peaceful haven after an exciting day of bicycling. Enjoy the beautifully decorated common areas, including a restaurant featuring many regional specialties and a spacious lounge and bar, as well as an outdoor garden with a swimming pool. Each of the 32 rooms offers air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, Internet access, an in-room safe and private bath with shower, bathrobe, slippers and hairdryer.

Hotel Westminster

Hotel Westminster Set in the heart of Nice on the Promenade des Anglais, this charming hotel opened in1880. Its Great Hall displays original Florentine paintings, and its Belle Epoque past is evident in its monumental staircase.

The hotel has access to a private beach across the street at a daily charge of about 20 euros/$28 USD.

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