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Chateauneuf du Pape tours are a must-do for wine lovers and will take you on a journey of discovery of one of the breakout stars of the Rhône Valley wine region. Famous for its full-bodied reds, the charming hilltop village is breathtakingly gorgeous, with its imposing castle, atmospheric medieval streets, and magnificent views of the rolling vineyards below. With a modest population of 2000 residents (approx.), the history of the village is deeply connected with the popes in Avignon (14 century) and hence shares the same name as the wine. Châteauneuf-du-Pape is considered –by most– to be the benchmark of the Southern Rhône and is the French wine that everyone deserves to taste. Book top-rated Chateauneuf du Pape wine tours from Avignon with roundtrip transfers and the services of a guide for the best rates!
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Our tips for Chateauneuf de Pape

  • Most people visit the village for its wines. So if you’re there to sample some wines, a good place to start would be Vinadea in the village centre, literally ‘the house of wine’. The shop offers free tastings and sells over 250 of the local wines. 
  • The village was once the summer residence to Pope Clement V and John XXII. Visit the ruins of the castle on the hill and admire sweeping views of the village and the Rhone Valley from the old windows.
  • If you have rented a car for the trip, you can leave your car in one of the free parking lots and visit the village on foot. 

Good to know

You can make a trip to Chateauneuf du Pape at any time of the year. But the hottest months are July and August.

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