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Wine Tasting Experience in Provence

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Key Highlights

  • Wine tasting in the Rhone Valley
  • Sample red, white, and rose wine at 2 different wineries
  • Gain an insight about the process of winemaking
  • Learn about the history of wine in France
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily 01 Nov - 31 Mar: Daily except Sunday

    Duration

    Approx. 4 hours

    Start time

    Start Time: 9:00am
    Duration: Approx. 4 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Avignon.
    (Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
    If you are not staying in a hotel in Avignon, a pick-up can be organized for you from the front of Provence Reservation 61, rue Grande Fusterie – next to the Pont d'Avignon.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Enjoy a day of wine tasting in the Rhone Valley as you explore the vineyards of the region and visit the wineries of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Domaines.

    Sample some of the most superior variety of red, white and rose wines here. Get an insight from your expert guide on the difference in the grape variety, vinification and the ageing cellars.

    Find out more about the history of French wines and enjoy fabulous views from the cellars over castles and mansions dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.

    This tour is truly a great way to sample some of the finest wines in the region.

    Itinerary

    In the morning, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned minibus from your hotel in Avignon. Accompanied by an English-speaking driver/guide, you will be taken to the vineyards of the Rhone Valley.

    You will stop at 2 different wineries that produce red, white and rose wines. Try some of the most prestigious red wine in the Rhône valley and visit the winery founded in Châteauneuf-du-Pape 100 years ago.

    After wine tasting and exploring the wineries, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Avignon.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transportation in air-conditioned minibus
    • English-speaking driver/guide
    • Monday & Thursday: Two wine-tastings at Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday: One wine tasting at Châteauneuf du Pape and visit of the Roman Theater of Orange (entrance ticket and audioguide included).

    Exclusions

    • Lunch
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
    This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that this tour may be cancelled after confirmation if minimum numbers are not met. Should this be necessary you will be offered an alternate departure date or a full refund.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Lovely wine

      The first stop was a self paced tour (you had a phone to talk you through it) and the tasting was conducted by the other driver! The second tour was brilliant (Ann) our guide was...

      IAA Smith
    • Relaxing morning

      Interesti g time in Orange. Wine information excellent...

      Ms Barbara A Bell
    • an excellent tour of Chateauneuf-du-Pape

      Julien was an ideal guide for this tour as he had been brought up in a village close to Chateauneuf-du-Pape and so could provide a personal perspective on the production of wine...

      PETER V HORNE
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