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From Aix en Provence: Châteauneuf du Pape Wine Tour

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From Aix en Provence: Châteauneuf du Pape Wine Tour

What you'll do

Indulge in the finest Châteauneuf du Pape vineyards with a wine tour originating from Aix en Provence, enchanting your senses with a breathtaking view of the idyllic scenery. This journey takes you to visit two top-notch wineries that offer a delightful selection of wines that are bound to captivate you. Don't hesitate, book your Châteauneuf du Pape wine tour now for an unforgettable experience!

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Highlights

  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from the insights of a local tour guide, fluent in English and well-versed in the history and intricacies of Châteauneuf du Pape wines. Gain a deeper understanding of the region's viticulture and winemaking processes

  • Pre-booked Visits to Select Wineries: Enjoy exclusive access to two carefully chosen Châteauneuf du Pape wineries, ensuring a personalized and enriching wine-tasting experience. Skip the lines and delve into the unique history and techniques of each estate

  • Historical Significance: Explore the birthplace of Châteauneuf du Pape wines, an appellation established in 1936 with roots dating back to Roman times. Visit the village and its ancient castle, offering a glimpse into the region's rich history and connection to the Avignon popes

  • Varied Wine Tasting Experience: Immerse yourself in the diverse world of Châteauneuf du Pape wines, renowned for robust reds and perfumed whites. Taste a curated selection of wines at each winery, showcasing the unique grape varieties and blending techniques of the region

  • Breathtaking Scenery: Marvel at the picturesque landscapes surrounding Châteauneuf du Pape, including the village and its ancient castle, as well as the panoramic views of the Rhône Valley. Capture the beauty of the vineyards against the backdrop of historical landmarks

  • Convenient Pickup Location: Begin your journey with ease from the centrally located Aix en Provence Tourism Office. Enjoy the convenience of a hassle-free pickup, making the start of your day comfortable and stress-free

  • Small Group Setting: Enjoy an intimate and personalised experience with a small group size limited to enhance interaction and ensure a more immersive exploration of the Châteauneuf du Pape wine region

  • Tasting Fees Included: Eliminate additional costs as the tour includes all tasting fees at the visited Châteauneuf du Pape wineries. Experience a hassle-free and comprehensive wine-tasting adventure

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Itinerary

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    Duration: Approximately 8 hours
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    Start Time: 9 am
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    Group Size: 2-8 people
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    Meeting Point: Meet on location at Aix en Provence Tourism Office 300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi 13100 Aix en Provence
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    Pickup from Aix en Provence Tourism Office:
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    Begin your day with a convenient pickup from the centrally located tourism office in Aix en Provence.
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    Introduction to Châteauneuf du Pape:
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    Meet your English-speaking driver-guide, who will provide a detailed overview of the day's itinerary as you head towards the renowned Châteauneuf du Pape wine region.
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    Village and Ancient Castle:
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    Admire the village and its ancient castle, once the summer residence for the Avignon popes. Take in the breathtaking panoramic view of the Rhône Valley.
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    Morning Wine Tasting:
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    Delve into the robust reds and perfumed whites of Châteauneuf du Pape during a guided wine-tasting session at a local winery. Explore the ancient Pope cellars for an immersive wine tour.
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    Lunch at Leisure:
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    Enjoy a satisfying lunch at a local restaurant of your choice (at your own expense), with recommendations from your guide for an authentic culinary experience.
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    Afternoon Wine Tasting:
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    Embark on a captivating tour of a second Châteauneuf du Pape winery. Discover the estate's unique history, explore the facilities, and participate in a guided tasting of their remarkable wines
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    Return to Aix en Provence:
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    Conclude your wine-tasting experience as we accompany you back to Aix en Provence, marking the end of our services.

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What's Included

  • Pick up and drop off in Aix en Provence

  • Pre-booked visits to 2 Chateauneuf du Pape wineries

  • Tasting fees

  • English-speaking driver/guide

  • Travel in a recent & comfortable minivan

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What's not included

  • Personal insurance and expenses

  • Meals and drinks

  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

  • Tour not suitable for children under 18

  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible

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Meeting Points

300 Avenue Giuseppe Verdi, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France at 9 am.

Kindly ensure you reach the meeting point 10-15 minutes before your departure time.

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Notes

  • The tour runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • The tour will commence promptly at 9 am. We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances

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Where you'll be

300 Av. Giuseppe Verdi, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France


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Cancellation policy


A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 48 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 48 hours before the activity start time.

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