Our wine tours in Provence visit some of the oldest wine regions in France. There are 9 recognised AOC regions, including the famous Côtes de Provence which is responsible for approximately 75% of the area’s rosé production.
As such giving wine connoisseurs, a chance to experience fine wine within some of the most beautiful French scenery. Where you can meet the sommeliers, learn the history and most importantly sit among the vines sampling a glass or two.
Top Wine Tours in Provence
Are you visiting the south of France on holiday? Then why not book one of the following wine tours in Provence, giving you an authentic experience visiting both modern and traditional wineries.
We start our list at the most famous wine region of them all, the Côtes de Provence. Setting off from the city centre, this wine tour in Provence largely takes place at the foot of the St-Victoire Mountain.
It is here that not only will you find out about some French history but in particular that of esteemed painter Paul Cézanne. Who fell in love with the beautiful mountain tops, providing inspiration for much of his most popular work.
The overall tour lasts 3 hours, visiting 2 vineyards along the way, with both red and rosé wines.
Here you will learn as much about French culture as you will the history of some of the regions much-loved wines.
As well as visiting the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape for wine tasting, you’ll be able to walk among the Grenache, Cinsault and Counoise vines. Along the way, there’s time for a scenic break at the Roman “Theatre of Orange”, overlooking the Rhône Valley.
The wines available at Châteauneuf-du-Pape are so good, you’ll be wanting to return! This time around with a wine tour from the village of Gigondas, near the beautiful rolling hills of Dentelles de Montmirail.
As with the previous tour, these are both aimed at couples or small groups, as such you’ll have the full attention of your private guide throughout.
This popular full-day tour takes in two wineries in the Côtes de Provence (St-Victoire) wine region, complete with a wine tasting session at each.
During the afternoon, there will be some free time in Luberon, giving you an opportunity to explore the local villages at your own pace. Although don’t worry, as always, there’s transport included.
Perfect for those of you staying at port city of Marseille, where this particular tour starts and finishes. However, in between there’s a full day of sightseeing and wine tasting to be had, combining the local heritage, history and fine wines.
As well as wineries with the aforementioned Châteauneuf-du-Pape, there will be plenty of time to include a stop at Les Baux De Provence village.
Food and Drink Experiences in Provence
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