Wine and Sightseeing tour
You will be picked up from your residence by me who will chauffeur you throughout the day in my air-con minivan. The sightseeing and culture section of the day could comprise of any of the following (depending on travel distance from your residence):
Pick-up from your residence in Avignon by 9.00 am.
Return to your residence by 5.30 pm.
From other places, do not hesitate to contact me.
Tasting wines from two leading Wine Domaines in the Southern Rhône Cru wine of Gigondas or Cru wine of Châteauneuf du Pape, you will:
Visit stunning vineyards to appreciate the concept of "terroir" and its importance to French wines
Understand how growers work their vines to produce the best possible grapes
Appreciate the differences between the Rhône grape varieties.
Visit winemaking cellars and learn the essentials of winemaking.
-Luberon: the famous “Year in Provence” countryside between the stunning hill perched village of Gordes and the Red Ochre hills of Roussillon with a stop at the Abbaye de Sénanque, a 12th century Cistercian.
-Mont Ventoux: the "Giant of Provence" and its picturesque villages
-Lavender tour (mid June to early August): See the purple fields that are synonymous with Provence.
-Saint Rémy de Provence: On the trail of Van Gogh through Les Baux de Provence.
-Roman monuments: The impressive Pont du Gard,the antique theatre in Orange and the ancient city remains in Vaison-la-Romaine.
I will be happy to accommodate any of your recommendations or ideas subject to travelling time.
Includes pick up & return within the Vaucluse area of Provence, tasting and guide fees.
Excludes cost of lunch and any monument entrance fees.