Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape Tour

 

Sightseeing & Wine Tasting

8 hours

Private Tour

 From Aix en Provence or Marseille

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Experience Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape Tour

 

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.

Highlights of the Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape Tour

 

-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

Full Description of the Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape Tour

 

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.

About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Aix or Marseille or close surroundings.

 

☑️ Includes

-Private knowledgeable driver-guide and car adapted to the size of your group.
-Entrance tickets for any museum (on request).
-Licensed guide for 2 hours walking visit of Avignon (Optional)

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

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Our Local expert tips

FAQ

+A walking tour in Avignon?
Avignon is a big city with a lot of places to visit. If you want to make the most of it and learn everything about its history including the Pope's Palace, we advice you to take a private licensed guide. Another option: Our knowledgeable english-speaking driver takes you around and explains what you need to know about the monuments. For the Palais des Papes, (Pope's Palaces) there are audioguides available for your visit.

+Pope's Palace visit
From 4th to 27th July, every evening during the Avignon theatre festival, the last admission at the Pope’s Palace will be at 6.30pm instead of 7pm. The Popes' Palace is open every day of the year. The last tickets are sold one hour before closing time. 10am - 5pm
+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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