Private wine tour of the villages near Avignon
Day trips & excursions

Private wine tour of the villages near Avignon

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 8 hours
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
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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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
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time as well as the language of the tour directly with the local operator. You can find the contact information on the voucher after booking
  • Private tour available for up to 8 people
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When
  • Every day at 9.00am
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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 7 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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