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Twice a week, we will go together on an excursion, one inside the city, another one outside. You can visit Provence and choose the best excursions for your French immersion stay in Avignon:


AVIGNON : Tour of the city with or without a guide

Avignon is a high-class, proud city : after all, popes once resided here with their complete entourages, from cardinals down to the usual hangers-on at court. It therefore comes as no surprise that the appearance of the city is characterised by countless churches and monasteries, as well as fine aristocratic mansions.


AVIGNON : the Pope's palace

Learn about the biggest Gothic palace in the world, and go back in time when Avignon was one the most brillant and powerful capital in Europe.


AVIGNON : Les Halles Gourmet tour

Explore the Provençal culinary diversity in Les Halles (Avignon's indoor market) and taste many delicious local foods in a typical "French apéro" with Julie. With a glass of rosé, bien-sûr!


AVIGNON : Museum Calvet

This Museum is the Fine Arts Museum for Avignon, with paintings, sculptures and works of art from the 15th to the 20th century, in a beautiful 18th century mansion.


AVIGNON : The Chapel Of The Black Penitents

An unmissable monument in Avignon. The Chapel of the Black Penitents is a masterpiece of Baroque art of the 17th and 18th centuries (from April 1 to Sept 30)


AVIGNON : Vouland museum

Known as the "18th century house" in the heart of Avignon, this mansion belonged to Louis Vouland, a french food-processing industrialist who gathered a great collection of decorative art.


AVIGNON : A tea in La Mirande's garden

Enjoy a tea amid luxuriant greenery in this magnificent residence, tastefully restored and decorated, where guests from all over the world have stayed. Time has stopped in the enclosed garden of La Mirande...


AVIGNON: Visit a flower workshop (not periodical event)

Learn how to arrange blooms, branches, fruits with a French florist to create a specific style of seasonal fresh flower arrangement. You will learn some basic elements of floral design, enough to be able to replicate this simple arrangement on your own.


Winetasting in iconic Châteauneuf-du-Pape

The name Châteauneuf-du-Pape alone has a mystic ring that makes the eyes of wine lovers shine. One of the most prestigious names in the world of wines is only 20 minutes from Avignon : Château La Nerthe, Château de Nalys, Domaine de Beaurenard, Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe, Caves Saint Charles...


Road trip in Les Alpilles

Visit to Saint Rémy or Eygalières on a market day / oil tasting in an oil mill / wine tasting.

Beneath the castle of Les Baux, the Alpilles mountain range falls away gently south towards Maussane-Les Alpilles. Here, the sun smiles on a wonderful landscape of silver-shimmering olive groves.


Immersive exhibition in a former limestone quarry "Les Carrières de Lumière"

Maybe you’ve seen other sound and light shows before, but nothing like this. Each year gives rise to a breathtaking exhibit. 2022 edition : Venice, from Canaletto to Monet  • Yes Klein, Infinite Blue


Visit to Les Baux de Provence in Les Alpilles

And its legendary fortress.


Walk / bike or horse ride in Les Alpilles

Bike ride possibly with electric bikes.


Visit to Aix-en-Provence and Cézanne's atelier

In the footsteps of Cézanne...


Canoe ride under the Pont-du-Gard by day (all year around) or by night (from June to August)

Discover the 2000 years old aqueduct from the river itself


Walk to the Pont du Gard + Relaxing time in Verse

Enjoy a small hike along the path of the aqueduct, with views from many panoramic lookouts.This walk gives you a look at the hidden side of the Pont du Gard and allows you to dive into the mosaic of natural environments, scrubland and olive groves, bordered by dry stone walls, an oak forest, etc.


Visit to Uzès on a market day

Discover its beautifully restored old town, full of charm and rich in ancient heritage. Visit its magnifiscent castle (all year around) and the medieval garden (from April to October)


Antique in l'Isle-sur-la Sorgue

The town, situated on the Sorgue river in the heart of Provence, is flooded with of antique dealers.

Once a year, the first Sunday of every August, the city boasts its floating market - not to be missed if you are visiting in early August!


L'hôtel Agar In Cavaillon

An extraordinary cabinet of curiosities, a house, where illustrious hosts have stayed over the centuries : Francis I, the Marquis de Sade, René Char, etc. Plus...two paintings of Caravaggio. After the tour, enjoy a drink in its magnifiscent garden.


Visit to Chateau La Coste

As you walk through woods, olive groves and vineyards, take the time to get acquainted with  installations by world-famous artists.

The ideal way to spend a relaxing day speaking French.


Road trip in the Luberon region

Gordes, Abbey at Sénanque, Ménerbes, Lourmarin, Oppède-le-Vieux, Bonnieux, Vénasque: all of which are classified as "most beautiful villages of France."


Visit to Grignan's castle

Madame de Sévigné's daughter castle. Explore the exquisitely restored Château, squeezed between lavender fields and vineyards, and visit a nearby truffle farm. Back home, learn with Julie how to cook with truffles.

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