Avignon Visit & Chateauneuf du Pape Wines Full Day Shore Excursion from Marseille

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

Trip Details


600€ Per Group


8:00am to 4:00pm
Daily, 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019


8 hours

Trip Style:

Private Shore Excursion Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8.

Meeting Point:



Wine tasting


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

  • This tour departs from Marseille Port of call
  • Tour is for 8 passengers maximum per vehicle
  • This tour involves walking some distances, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible and not recommended for persons with reduced mobility
  • Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.

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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