An exceptional morning visiting the Rhône valley wine region of Châteauneuf du Pape with visits to two exceptional winemakers with tasting of their exception red & white wines. A short stop for lunch before driving back to Avignon. Visit to the iconic sights of Avignon, an historic city best known for being the location the Popes fled to after leaving Rome in the 14th century. The impressive Palais des Papes – one of the Avignon's best known sites is on our list. There are so many landmark buildings to discover across the city, gorgeous squares to sit back and watch the world go by. As well as all the history it also has a lively, modern feel with lots of great shops, bars and restaurants and finishing up in a cafe opposite the Pope's former Palace before heading back to the river cruise pier to rejoin the boat.
Language: English or French
Includes: Local English-speaking driver/guide transportation of Châteauneuf du Pape and visits with tastings to two vineyards, return to Avignon admission to Palais des Papes. Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, meals, refreshments or guide gratuities.
Duration: 6-7 hours We meet you at the river cruise pier in Avignon. Please remember sunscreen and sun hat in summer, warm clothing in the winter and comfortable walking shoes.