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. Enjoy a promenade around the main monuments including the Palace of the Pope, the biggest Gothic palace in Europe, the Pont d’Avignon, or the Cathedrale des Doms.
Then join Villeneuve les Avignon a famous residential suburb of Avignon. After your lunch break overlooking the wine yards, find out more about the famous AOC label of Chateauneuf du Pape quality, world known wine-producing place and discover producers in unique properties like Beaurenard, La Nerthe, among others.
Deluxe Drivers France experts will be pleased to organize a customized Wine Tour during your stay in Provence including the best Chateauneuf du Pape Vineyards.
Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverage, gratuity
Avignon Wine tour Provence : Prestigious for its history and its summer theater festival, Avignon embraces one of the biggest middle-age gothic palaces in the world, the 14th century Palais des Papes. Close by, enjoy a promenade around the 12th century Pont d’Avignon and discover the rocher des Doms and its cathedral.
The town owes its prominence to those cardinals who, seeking a retreat from busy Avignon, established residences here. The stunning view from here of the “City of Popes” is one of the most renowned
Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a medieval village on the side of a hill, guarded by the ruins of an ancient “château” towering above. From the chateau hill you have an outstanding view of the vineyards.
The warmth of the sun, the gleam of colours, the explosion of flavours: each of the hearty dishes extols the South of France, the produce of its land and its traditions. The setting is divine
Cooking Traditional / Lunch 42€ – Menu: 62€/ 115€
It’s hard to imagine a more pleasant experience than dining in this restaurant. Standing next to the castle walls, it has a terrace that affords breath-taking views. Provençal cuisine, fine produce and local wines.
Provençal Cuisine / Menu: 20€ (weekday lunch) / 33€ – Carte: 38€/47€
Offering 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
The Ile de Barthelasse is the ‘green lung´of Avignon. After a 5 min crossing by river shuttle from the historic city center, you will find yourself in the middle of the countryside and discover one of the greatest views of the city.
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…
Daniel and Frederic Coulon, the 7th generation of vinegrowers 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.