Full Day Avignon Private Tour of Pope's Palace and Chateauneuf du Pape from Nice
This is going to be a 11 hours unforgettable experience of tbe famous Avignon – the place of Pope’s Palace (among many other attractions). As this is a private tour, we’ll be happy to adopt it to your individual expectations.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
- Tour’s itinerary:
From Nice we will set off on the motorway to the city of Avignon. Your first stop will take place in the historic center of the city, where you will visit the Palace of the Avignon Popes, consisting of the Old and New palaces. You will see one of the oldest fortresses in France with its strict and majestic architecture.
• Then your guide will take you to the fortress of Wardrobe, where you will have free time to admire the magnificent work of artists under the guidance of Simone Martini and Matteo Giovanetti. Also, you will visit the Little Papal Palace, whose walls are decorated with canvases by Italian artists from the 13th to the 16th century. Don’t miss the picture: "The Virgin with the Child" written by the young Botticelli in the hall dedicated to Gothic and Romance works.
• Then you will go to the next point of our tour - the wine house Chateauneuf-du-Pape, which began its history more than 70 years ago in the heart of the Rhone valley. Here you have several options depending on your wishes and tastes. You will be invited to the tasting room for individual presentations and tastings.
Presentation of the wine house
Presentation of wines from the Rhone Valley
Tasting on the recommendation of the sommelier, taking into account your wishes
Visit the exposition store, where you will have the opportunity to make purchases.
• If you prefer you can stay for lunch in Avignon or any other city along the route
Then your guide would take you back to Nice
Departure Point :Any location or port of call on the French Riviera
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.