Avignon and chateauneuf du pape - 8hours

Highlights

  • We will pick you up at a mutually aggreed upon location. Your hotel or ship, for example. We'll have lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant in Avignon and then it's on to Châteauneuf du Pape for a look at the village and the wine museum which finishes with a wine tasting . Châteauneuf du Pape is famous for its hearty reds! Then, we'll discover the fantastic story of the 1300's era move of the Vatican to Avignon. The Franco Vaticano, which transformed this small town into the beauty it is today reflected in the largest surviving Gothic palace in Europe, the Palace of the Popes. After a visit here, we'll move along the ramparts and park and then to the Pont de Avignon. You'll never forget  this trip through time ! Then, We will drop you off at a mutually aggreed upon location. Your hotel or ship , for example . If you would like to share this tour with others on your cruise ship, search for cruisecritic on internet and put an add.

Summary

We will pick you up at a mutually aggreed upon location. Your hotel or ship, for example. We'll have lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant in Avignon and then it's on to Châteauneuf du Pape for a look at the village and the wine museum which finishes with a wine tasting . Châteauneuf du Pape is famous for its hearty reds! Then, we'll discover the fantastic story of the 1300's era move of the Vatican to Avignon. The Franco Vaticano, which transformed this small town into the beauty it is today reflected in the largest surviving Gothic palace in Europe, the Palace of the Popes. After a visit here, we'll move along the ramparts and park and then to the Pont de Avignon. You'll never forget  this trip through time ! Then, We will drop you off at a mutually aggreed upon location. Your hotel or ship , for example . If you would like to share this tour with others on your cruise ship, search for cruisecritic on internet and put an add.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

For history buffs, Avignon is busrting with the fantastic story of the 1300's era move of the Vatican to Avignon, the Franco Vaticano, which transformed this small town into the beauty it is today, reflected in the largest surviving Gothic palace in Europe, the Palace of the Popes. After a visit here, we'll move along the ramparts and park and then to the Pont de Avignon. Châteauneuf du Pape is famous for its hearty reds! We'll have a look at the village and have a tasting at one of the many domains represented there. During the tour we'll visit the castle ruins of Châteauneuf du Pape with its beautiful view over the Rhône. You'll have lunch or snack in a typical Provencal place on the way. (optional)

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Live commentary on board

  • Local guide

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Food and drinks

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Hello, We are an incoming agency in Provence specialised for shore excursions and people on vacation in the area. We do private tours for all kind of groups, duration is a day or more, we work also in the Nimes and Riviera regions, specializing on create customized tours and in the following excursions: * Jewish heritage tours * Wine tours * Cultural and historical tours * Food & shop tours * E-bike tours Specializes in the history and customs of Provence. My name is Laurent. Sommelier and Provencal culinary chef. NB- if you need more people your day trip you can put an add on Have a wonderful holidays in Provence !

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