Private wine tour of the villages near Avignon
Activities

Private wine tour of the villages near Avignon

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the wine tradition of the villages around Avignon
  • Enjoy some of the best Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC wines
  • Taste Côtes du Rhône wines in Gigondas and Séguret
What to expect

Spend a lovely day discovering the wineries and the amazing history of the picturesque villages surrounding Avignon: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and Séguret. Enjoy a tasting of AOC (Appellation d’Origine Controlée) red wines produced here, which are the pinnacle of viticulture heritage in the southern Rhône Valley.

The AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape is the flagship wine of the area and one of the greatest French wines. Its origin dates back to the 14th century when Pope John XXII ordered the cultivation of the famous vineyard near his castle in Châteauneuf. After a visit to the wine museum which displays a remarkable collection of 16th-century tools used in winemaking, you’ll visit a few wineries and taste several wines.

Afterward, you’ll enjoy some Côtes du Rhône AOC wine in Gigondas, whose vineyard was the first to obtain the appellation Cru des Côtes du Rhône in 1971. Nestled at the foot of the Montmirail mountain chain, Gigondas is a beautiful village characterized by houses with beautiful round tiles and old facades in the purest Provençal style.

The last stop of this amazing wine tasting tour will be Séguret, one of the most beautiful villages in France, whose dominant position on a hill offers magnificent views of the surrounding landscape. Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the sloping, cobblestone streets called "calades" and relax in the shade of the old walls in a timeless atmosphere.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Pick-up and drop-off service from/to your hotel
    • Transportation by a/c minivan with WiFi
    • Professional tour guide
    • Private tour of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and Séguret
    • Tastings of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Côte du Rhône AOC wines
    • Local taxes, fuel surcharge, insurance
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pick-up and drop-off service from/to your accommodation, cruise ship port, or any other agreed meeting point in Provence. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • The indicated price is for your private group of up to 8 people
    • Please indicate your preferred pickup location at checkout
    • If you'd like to request a different starting time, please specify it at checkout
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    When
    • Please refer to calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Provence Amazing Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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