Private Tour - 8 hours // up to 7 pers in a V Class Mercedes van.
Departure from Marseille Provence Cruise Terminal (every Tuesday for the Allure of the Seas passengers who are looking for a shore excursion) or Aix-en-Provence...
PRIVATE TOUR : CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE & AVIGNON
Wine and the Pope: Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Avignon
We will spend the morning discovering the charming village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape (one of the first AOCs in France) and taste several wines with different styles and characters in two selected vineyards.
With a panoramic view at the foot of the castle’s ruins.
We will suggest that you to have lunch in Sorgues, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon or on the island of Barthelasse in Avignon.
Continuation to Avignon. We will walk a few minutes from the ramparts on the banks of the Rhône towards the largest Gothic building in the world, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Popes' Palace, built in less than 20 years by two Popes in the 14th century.
Audio-guided tour of the Popes' Palace and the Saint-Bénezet Bridge.
Free time in town before our return.
This day is devoted to tasting the powerful wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and discovering the historical heritage of Avignon.
. Visit of an estate (cellars, ageing cellar, bottling room...)
. Wine tasting in two selected vineyards
. Panoramic view at the foot of the Castle’s ruins
. Audio-guided tour* of the Pope's Palace and Pont (bridge) Saint Bénezet in Avignon
590€ / van (up to 7 pers)
This price includes
. Transportation in a van with an English speaking driver guide (8 hours)
. Toll fees
. Parking and gazoline
. Bottles of water
Does not include
. Lunch, wine tasting fees. Popes Palace's ticket.
. Extra hour : +70€
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