Sightseeing & Wine Tasting
Sightseeing & Wine Tasting
From Aix en Provence or Marseille
This wine and city tour will start in Avignon, The City of the Popes, which is prestigious for its history and its summer theater festival. Then join famous Chateauneuf du Pape for wine tastings as well as other world known wine-producer like Beaurenard, La Nerthe, among others.
-Enjoy a comfortable ride with your private driver throughout the landscapes of the Luberon
-Visit the famous Avignon bridge and Pope Palace in Avignon
-Visit the most beautiful hilltop villages in Provence such as Gordes
-Explore other Luberon villages with their charming streets, architecture, shops, and restaurants
Start your visit to the Provencal city of Avignon. Enjoy a promenade around the main monuments including the 14th century Pope's Palace (optional visit including audio guide), the biggest Gothic palace in the world, the Pont d'Avignon, the famous bridge, and the 'Cathédrale des Doms'.
Continue your tour to Chateauneuf Du Pape, a medieval village on the side of a hill, guarded by the ruins of an ancient “château” towering above. Enjoy a nice lunch with some good wine, and get ready to discover then the most famous names of this appellation.
Head to other domains to continue other wine tastings: Les Caves Saint Charles, which offers tastings of some of the best local wines, Guy makes the wines come alive, speaking of their personalities and explaining what to look for in the tastings. Whether you are another sommelier or just beginning to discover wine , this is a “must visit” that you’ll remember for a long time
There is also Château La Nerthe nestled in the hills of Chateauneuf du Pape, was born in the 12th century around the time vines were first planted in the stone-strewn soil. Very attentive, good wines! Lovely grounds, very peaceful & relaxing…You will also have the chance to visit Domaine de Beaurenard, Daniel and Frederic Coulon, the 7th generation of vine growers in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, mix tradition and modern age to produce natural and high quality wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rasteau and Côtes-du-Rhône, all certified organic and biodynamic, and awarded by more than 350 medals. Trust in tradition.
By the end of the tour you will be taken back to your place of stay.
-Meet at your place of stay in Aix or Marseille or close surroundings.
Enjoy a private 2 hour walking tour with an expert local guide and explore the former Papal city of Avignon. Known worldwide for its historical architecture and the international Avignon Theater Festival, Avignon will seduce you with its history, culture, and customs.DETAILS