Roman history to the Papal vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape & Luberon village life - culture, wine & gastronomy
This tour will take you and your guests to visit the Roman aquaduct of Pont du Gard to explore the remains of the 2, 000 year old aqueduct, with it's tree-lined paths, spectacular views and Mediterranean flora and fauna. From here a drive through the tiny villages that border the outskirts of Avignon on direction to Caderousse for a relaxing lunch stop at the renowned 'Cafe de France. '
After lunch a short drive to Châteauneuf du Pape to discover this medieval village at the centre of the famous Avignon inspired and world-renowned vineyards. Visit the village and the castle before visiting and wine tasting at Maison Bouachon, one of Châteauneuf du Papes most prestigious wineries. Next stop a visit to an artisan chocolatier one of the best in the Avignon area.
Finally a drive to Isle sur La Sorgue to explore and discover the historic village with it's antique shops, brocante, cafe's and markets set on the canals of the Sorgue river. History, culture, art, antiques, gastronomy and the finest wines.
Starting from your hotel or villa rental in or around Avignon (Aix-en-Provence by arrangement) we collect you and your guests by mini-coach for a private day tour in and around Avignon. The day combines history & local culture, fine wine and gastronomy with a visit to Isle sur la Sorgue, Provençal capital of all things French brocante.
Collect at your house or hotel drive to Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard direction of Caderousse (lunch at your leisure)
Caderousse to Châteauneuf-du-Pape village and visit to winery & chocolate maker
Chateauneuf-du-Pape to L'Isle sur la Sorgue and return to your house or hotel.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: We can pick up from a private address (villa rental) in and around Avignon (Aix-en-Provence by arrangement)
Duration: 9 hours 30 min.
This tour is also available for smaller private tours 2 - 6 persons please ask for a quote.
Air-conditioned mini-bus with dedicated driver & guide.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euros - Gifts or snacks (historic sites & restaurants accept payments by credit card, but not many accept American Express)
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks