Avignon and Chateauneuf du Pape wine tour from Marseille Port

Avignon and Chateauneuf du Pape wine tour from Marseille Port

Experience the highlights of Avignon and the medieval village of Chateauneuf du Pape

Enjoy a private Shore Excursion from Marseille port to Avignon and Chateauneuf du Pape. Experience the highlights of Avignon, the Pope city listed by Unesco as World heritage and explore the medieval village of Chateauneuf du Pape famous for its prestigious wine. Wine tasting in several places, winery and cellars during the day.

Avignon

Discover the ancient fortified Pope city of Avignon with your guide during a walking guided tour of the historic center. You will see the famous Avignon Bridge, the cathedral and garden of the Doms, church Saint Pierre, Horloge square, pope palace and pope city, walking into narrow streets filled with history. You can also decide to visit the Pope palace on your own (1:00 hour with audio-guide) or enjoy a shopping session in the city center.

Châteauneuf du Pape

Drive to the medieval village of Châteauneuf du pape dominated by the ancient pope summer residence, an old castle ruin.  Enjoy a panoramic view on the Rhône valley, mount Ventoux and Avignon city. Visit 2 different cellars and a winery located in a 18th century castle where you will enjoy several wines tasting in old cellar used by the Popes at the time they were sovereign in Avignon in the 14th century. The professional sommeliers and owners of the cellars will guide you through tasting of different types of Châteauneuf du Pape wines. Tasting of 7 wines AOC of Chateauneuf du pape, red and white. Lunch at leisure in the village.

At the end of the tour you will return to Marseille port

Highlights

  • Full-day tour with an expert local guide
  • Walking guided tour of Avignon old town (Pont Saint-Bénezet and Cathedral Notre-Dame...)
  • Visit local wine cellar in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and enjoy a tasting session of the region’s famous wines

Included

  • Expert local guide
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your ship
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking

Excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museums

Important remarks

  • After your booking is confirmed you'll receive a confirmation voucher with all practical details (starting time, meeting point, how you'll recognize your guide etc)
  • Maximum 8 people per van
  • Starting time (recommended) 9.00 AM but can be adapted to your cruise schedule

Prices and availability

from € 620,00

You can choose the departure time

  • Private tour for 2 - 8 persons
    Price per van, not per person. Price for a private tour for up to 8 persons.
    from € 620,00

Duration

7 hours

Languages

English

Meeting point

This private tour starts at the pier in front of your ship where the driver will wait for you holding a signboard

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