Provence: Aix-en-Provence

JUNE 21-29, 2005


Provence is an enthralling land of dazzling light, olive groves, fields of lavender, and sloping vineyards. The heart of Provence is in the hills that bind the sea to the Alps. Experience this magnifique region of southern France where throughout time breathtaking views have captured the fascinations of Roman warriors and creative visionaries.

On this idyllic travel adventure, your campus site is charming Aix-en-Provence. See the picturesque Mediterranean fishing port of Cassis. Delight in a boat cruise along towering white seaside cliffs. Journey "off the beaten path" to the rolling hills of the Lubéron region. Travel to the Roman ruins of Arles and St. Rémy and the medieval town of Les Baux. Visit Avignon with its famous Palace of the Popes and the nearby Pont du Gard.

Unpack only once! Discover the beautiful and bewitching region that has beckoned poets and painters alike and has captured the title "Grand Land of Inspiration."

This trip will last nine days, and you will be accompanied the Charles A. Dana Professor of French Richard Williamson from Bates College. The tour price is $2,195 plus air, and is managed by AHI Travel. The tour will accommodate fewer than 50 people in total.