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Overview

Best Provence Wine Tours 2022

Provence Cooking Tours Popes Palace detailExplore the world of French domaines on our Provence wine tours and taste wonderful Provence cuisine and wines. While the word ‘domaine’ – French for vineyard – has only been in use since the 1950s, many wine estates in the southeast of France have been around for generations. The mild climate and many sunny days encourage the perfect growing conditions for a number of grapes that produce both red and white wines, making them particularly revered by wine critic Robert M. Parker. Experience all of these wines, from A.O.C. to Cotes du Rhone appellations, during a France wine tours in Provence.

While this Provence wine tour is all about discovering some wonderful wines, which you’ll sample during Provence wine tastings at in the Rhone Valley and Châteauneuf du Pape, among others, it’s also about experiencing one of the most beautiful areas of France. You’ll visit some charming towns with stunning views and idyllic panoramas.

Your Provence wine tours and cultural visits will be topped off with wonderful foods which you can pair with the amazing wines you will discover!


Provence Wine Tours Trip Details

Our Provence wine tours include visits to several Provencal wineries, including in Tavel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and Côtes du Ventoux.  Your Provence wine tasting tours will be combined with an exploration of beautiful Provence!

Itinerary

Pont d'Avignon in ProvenceYour Provence wine tour will include the following activities, but the specific order of events may vary according to the season and dates booked. Interested in customizing your private Provence wine tour? Just let us know!

Day One

  • Arrival in Avignon and transfer to your accommodations.
  • Welcome dinner in a fine restaurant near the hotel (drinks not included).
  • Overnight.

Winery in Provence


Day Two

  • Breakfast.
  • At 9 a.m., meet your English-speaking driver/guide for a private tour to learn about the wines of the Rhone Valley with a wine expert on the first of your Provence wine tours. You’ll stop in Tavel for a visit and wine tasting; this area is famous for its rosé wine, which is a complex wine with aromas of summer fruits.
  • Lunch on your own.
  • Depart for the Roman theatre in Orange, one of the best preserved from the Roman civilization; the stage wall is almost entirely intact.
  • Take a driving France wine tour through the vineyards of Châteauneuf du Pape, and stop to see the stunning panoramic view of the Rhone valley at the Castle of Châteauneuf de Pape.
  • Visit and wine tasting in a domaine in Châteauneuf de Pape. After a guided visit of the winemaking process – including the aging and stocking cellars – enjoy a tasting of red and white wines to round out your Provence wine tour.
  • Around 5 p.m., return to your hotel in Avignon.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight.

Wine bottles in France


Day Three

  • Breakfast.
  • At 9 a.m., meet your driver and head to an olive oil mill in Les Baux de Provence valley for a tasting. The AOC olive oil here is unusual in that it’s made from a blend of olives.
  • Continue on to the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, one of the most beautiful villages in all of France. The immense and superb stone fortress here is, without a doubt, one of the “must-sees” on the Provencal tourist trail.
  • Next visit the charming village of Satin-Rémy de Provence, where you will enjoy a sweets tasting in a local shop.
  • Around 5 p.m., return to your hotel in Avignon.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight.

Picnic basket in France


Day Four

  • Breakfast.
  • With your driver/guide, head out on a full day of Provence wine tours. First stop is a castle in Mormoiron, a family-run vineyard in the south of the Rhône Valley on the Côtes du Ventoux appellation that operates on the principles of sustainable agriculture.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch on the wine estate (drinks included).
  • Continue your Provence wine tours to Gigondas for a visit and wine tasting in a cellar. Gigondas wines are considered as Cru of the Southern Côtes du Rhône valley. The village is located at the foot of the hill range called Dentelles de Montmirail.
  • Around 5 p.m., return to your hotel in Avignon. Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight.

Scenic shot of Provence


Day Five

  • Breakfast and check out.
  • Return transfer to Avignon TGV train station.

Provence Wine Tour Trip Details

Included in the 4-Night Trip

Accommodations

4 nights accommodation in 4* hotel in Avignon

Food & Beverages

  • Daily breakfast1
  • 1 lunch (drinks included)
  • 1 dinner (drinks not included)

Classes & Instructors

Your Provence wine tour does not include cooking classes, but it does include an exploration of Provencal food and wine. In addition to your Provence wine tastings, you will have tastings at an olive mill in Les Baux de Profence and a sweets shop in Saint-Rémy, and a picnic at a wine estate!

Excursions

  • Provence wine tours, including Rhone Valley winery visit and wine tasting, Chateauneuf du Pape winery visit and wine tasting, and full-day Provence wine tour on day 4 to Mormoiron and Girgondas
  • Visit to Roman theater in Orange and the village of Saint-Rémy de Provence
  • Beaux de Provence excursion with olive mill visit and tasting

Transfer Details

  • Transfers from/to Avignon train or TGV station

Accommodation Information

Hotel de L’Horloge is located in central Avignon near numerous cafes and shops as well as Popes’ Palace. Once a 19th-century house, this hotel features 66 modern, cozy rooms with individual heat and air-conditioning, as well as Wi-Fi, mini-bar, safe, telephone, and satellite TV. (If unavailable a comparable 4* property will be substituted.)

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Provence Wine Tour Pricing and Dates

See pricing and dates for our private Provence wine tours below, and contact us for availability or to book your trip.



Year-Round Pricing:

(except July)

4-Night Provence Wine Tour Pricing

US$2700 per person based on double occupancy

    30% deposit due to confirm booking.

    Balance payment due 60 days prior to tour start date. Questions? Please contact us!

    Please inquire for single occupancy rate.

    July: please inquire.


    Provence Wine Tour Dates

    Our 4-night Provence wine tour is generally available year round except for July. We can also extend your stay and include additional activities on request. Sample dates are listed, but please inquire with specific dates for availability.

    2022
    Itinerary must start on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.
    January 2-6
    January 9-13
    January 16-20
    January 23-27
    January 30- February 3
    February 6-10
    February 13-17
    February 20-24
    February 27-March 3
    March 6-10
    March 13-17
    March 20-24
    March 27-31
    April 3-7
    April 10-14
    April 17-21
    April 24-28
    May 1-5
    May 8-12
    May 15-19
    May 22-26
    May 29-June 2
    June 5-9
    June 12-16
    June 19-25
    June 26-30
    July: Please Inquire
    July 31-August 4
    August 7-11
    August 14-18
    August 21-25
    August 28-September 1
    September 4-8
    September 11-15
    September 18-22
    September 25-29
    October 2-6
    October 19-13
    October 16-20
    October 23-27
    October 30-November 3
    November 6-10
    November 13-17
    November 20-24
    November 27-December 1
    December 4-8
    December 11-15
    December 18-22

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