Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Day Trip Through Medieval Avignon and Surrounding Vineyards
Stroll Through the Walled City of Avignon
Visit a Local Vineyard and Learn about Regional Winemaking Technique
Taste Local Wine
Admire the Popes’ Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts
600€ Per Group
8:00am to 4:00pm
Daily, 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
Private Shore Excursion Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8.
The entrance tickets to the monuments are not included.
Get a Taste of the Medieval City of Avignon and the Nearby Wine Village
Drive to Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes. Take a look at Saint-Benezet bridge, famous for the children’s song “Sur le Pont d’Avignon”, and admire the Popes’ Palace which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe (entrance tickets not included). Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day. Sightseeing in the vineyards around Châteauneuf du Pape, explanations about “terroir”, grape varieties, vinification and aging cellars. Stop at a winery for wine-tasting before going back to Marseille.
Good to Know
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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