Guided tour

From Avignon: Morning Wine Tour to Châteauneuf du Pape

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48 reviews

Activity provider: Provence Reservation
Guided tour

From Avignon: Morning Wine Tour to Châteauneuf du Pape

Activity provider: Provence Reservation

From US$ 92.18 per person


Explore one of the largest wine regions of France on this half-day excursion from Avignon. Visit the emblematic wine appellation of the region: Châteauneuf du Pape, just outside Avignon.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Drive along the vineyards and discover the terroir of Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Visit the 2 wineries and let the experts guide you in the wine-tasting
  • Enjoy the panaromic view from the ruins of the castle.
Full description
This tour takes you to the vineyards of the Rhone Valley, the second largest wine-growing region in France. Vines have been cultivated here since the days of the Romans and the centuries-old tradition is ripe for exploring. Tucked between the Alps to the east and the Rhone River to the west, it is an area rich with natural and manmade wonders. Departing from Avignon, you will drive through the lush landscape on your way to the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The name is familiar across the globe for its exquisite wines, but you will also have time to explore the village and see the ruins of the castle where former Popes built their summer residence after they relocated the papacy to Avignon in the 14th-Century. The tour visits 2 wineries involved in the production of red, white and rosé wines. Go to the cellars and learn everything you could possibly think to ask, about the "terroir,“ grape varieties, vinification and ageing process. You will also get a lesson in how to taste wine using your eyes, nose and finally taste. As the French say, "A votre sante!" Cheers!
  • Wine tasting at 2 wineries.
  • Transportation in air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

In front of the tourist information center of Avignon, 41 cours Jean Jaurès.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 48 reviews

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We had an excellent guide who spoke very good English, was a very good driver, and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. We were lucky to be the only 2 clients on the tour - February - so had a personalized tour. The vineyard tours and tastings also excellent.

March 28, 2023

I had a fantastic time on my tour. The places we visited gave me such a great understanding of the wines available in the area. Jerome, our guide was great and personalized our tour for us and our experience. So grateful for the experience giving me lasting memories.

March 28, 2023

Jerome was an excellent guide and the wineries were wonderful! Notes: - Some more explanations along the drive would be nice, otherwise it’s quiet in the car for most of it, but not a big issue - Lot of standing in the first winery (an hour or so), keep in mind if you’re older. - two wineries with three wines each - wish that we stopped by one winery that looked like a castle for a photo op, but we just drove slowly by

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 16091