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“Our slice of heaven in Aix and Cassis with Janicke”
Review of Discover Provence

Discover Provence
Ranked #1 of 43 Tours in Aix-en-Provence
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Our custom made small group(max 6 clients) tours are carefully designed for you to discover Provence at its best. We know Provence well and with our tour experience, knowledge, language skills and address book we can offer you a special insight into Provence. We will take you to wonderful locations in a comfotable vehicle explaining details of local history, culture and traditions. We are happy to design a tailor made tour for you or choose from 8 specially designed tours including a boat trip from Cassis to the beautiful calanques, wine tasting ,a visit to lavender fields,a walk around the Mont Victoire,visits to magical Roman and Medieval villages plus a Provençal cooking experience with an experienced French cook. We will take you to places off the beaten tourist track so that you can discover the real Provence.
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We drove from our apartment in Avignon to Aix to meet with Janicke, who greeted us warmly and began our day's adventure into the heart of Aix and then on to Cassis. We thoroughly enjoyed the day and learned so much about Aix. The market experience was wonderful and we purchased locally harvested olive oil, lavendar and more. We then drove to Cassis with Janicke, our lovely guide, where we proceeded to have a fantastic lunch on the waterfront, followed by a boat ride (45 minutes) to the many inlets where we saw people rock climbing and enjoying the beautiful sea environment. We then drove to the uppermost roads overlooking the inlets and the village and saw the most amazing views of Cassis. We would highly recommend this trip and also Janicke, who made the day come allive. Thanks!

Thank Joan906
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Provence is a beautiful place with so much to explore and to make that happen you really need people like Sarah to guide you. Even though we contacted her at a real short notice, her quick responses helped us in catching the tour and having a superb time. The afternoon tour we chose took us to the beautiful fishing village of Cassis from where we took a boat ride to see the nearest 3 Calanques which were just out of the world serene. Later Sarah took us to Cap Canaille which had this awesome view of the coast and the village. She had answers to all our queries and had fun trivia about the region to share with us. It was an afternoon well spent. I highly recommend Discover Provence tours.

Thank Pallav R
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Our 3 day Discover Provence tour with Sarah Pernet was one of the best vacations experiences we've had. We don't like big tour groups and we've toured on our own but this time we decided to take a different approach and go on a small group tour. Sarah picked us up in Aix-en-Provence and, over the course of 3 days, showed us so much more of Provence that we could have covered on our own without knowing the area. She gave us such a good flavor of the history, culture, art and food that we will definitely plan a return trip. What I enjoyed most was how relaxed and comfortable we were with the style of the tour and the pace. I was worried that cramming a lot into 3 days would be tiring but by the end of the third day, I wanted to keep going! We appreciated the depth and range of the information Sarah provided. Her tour was very thoughtfully arranged. She didn't overload us with details and was very adept at discovering our interests and directing the tour into areas that we found fascinating. If you're visiting Provence and want to enjoy seeing the sites without the hassles of finding your way around and make the best use of your time there, I highly recommend taking a tour with Discover Provence.

Thank Harriet H
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Provence is a place of stunning beauty. Had we stayed in the city and not thought to have a professional guide us, we would have missed an afternoon which was a true highlight of our trip. I highly recommend. The particular afternoon tour we chose was a comfortable van ride from Aix En Provence to Cassis, where we instantly boarded a passenger boat and travelled along a gorgeous coastline. After the boat ride, we were taken to the top of a peak from which you could see for miles of the majestic beauty of this region's coastline. I would not have changed a thing. Well done.

Thank Brett S
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

In July 2013, myself, my wife, kids (10,11) and my in laws hired Sarah for a wonderful tour of the provence region of France. She met us promptly at the port as we exited our cruise ship and drove us out to a wonderful boat tour of the Calaniques. Followed by a trip to a sweeping vista looking out at the sea. Finally, a wonderufl walking tour and lunch of a gorgeous provencial town. It was a terrific tour, very insightful and she was excellent with the kids as well. Vehicle was a little tight for the six of us, but all in all we had a wonderful time.

Thank Ryan L
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