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Chateauneuf du Pape Vineyard Wine Tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English, French
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  • Visit the old village of Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Learn about the vine and production of wine in this exceptional region
  • Discover the wonderful landscapes of vineyards and hills of Provence
  • Tasting at two renowned wine producers
What to expect

During this private excursion, you will experience a special day visiting some of the best vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape, including Domaine de la Solitude, a family-run estate, cultivated for 600 years by descendants of Pope Urbain VIII and Château Mont-Redon a gorgeously placed vineyard set amid hillside vineyards then dine on typical Provençal country food coupled with tasting some of these exceptional wines.

You will first have a guided tour of the old village of Châteauneuf du Pape and a visit to two small cooperatives as well as the Museum of Wine. Châteauneuf du Pape is the heart of a region full of history, culture and "joie de vivre." A magical place that appears on the hill like an island rising out of a sea of vines. At the summit stands the ruined château built by the popes in the 14th century as a summer residence to escape the city heat of Avignon. The popes planted the town's first vineyards.

You could have a delicious lunch served in the restaurant of the Vineyard in Châteauneuf du Pape (Optional).

During the afternoon a visit two very different vineyards - first a winemaker with an 8ha vineyard based exclusively on the appellation and second a 43ha family estate owned by five generations of wine producers. We will introduce you to the iconic Châteauneuf du Pape wines established in the 1880s that produce wine where tradition is enhanced by modernism and excellence, and a tasting of course.

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What's included
  • Admission to the four vineyards
  • The Wine tastings
  • Pick-up & drop-off in Aix-en-Provence, Avignon or Marseille (other locations by arrangement - there may be a supplement payable)
  • Travel to all of the destinations and sites mentioned
  • Dedicated guide driver
  • Mineral water in the car
What's not included
  • Lunch with wine in Châteauneuf du Pape village
  • Refreshments, snacks & wine purchases at the vineyards
  • Guide gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Child under 10 years old
  • Youth from 11 to 17
  • Senior from 65 years old
Meeting point:
  • You will be picked up at your hotel, address in Marseille, Avignon or Aix en Provence, or at Gare St Charles in Marseille or at the TGV (high-speed train) station, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Please make sure to be at the pick-up point, 10 minutes before departure
What to remember
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • The total duration of the tour is 8 hours, assuming pick-up in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille or Avignon
  • The tour schedule is flexible to take into account the starting point depending on your location
  • There is a scheduled lunch break in the vineyard, at your leisure, but not included.
  • Please remember sunscreen and a sun hat in summer and warm clothing in the winter and comfortable walking shoes
  • Please make sure to be at the pick-up point, 10 minutes before departure
  • If you are staying outside Marseille or Aix en Provence, we can coordinate a pick-up from your address or from Gare St Charles, the mainline train station. (There may be a supplement payable)
  • Available languages: English, French

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  • Every day
  • Departure time will be confirmed with your driver/guide
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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