The most famous, closest, wine region to Avignon is Châteauneuf du Pape, and this is where our small group guided wine tours take you to. If you would like to take a private guided wine tour, with your own driver and private guide for the day you can visit other wine regions in the Rhone Valley and Provence.
Châteauneuf du Pape, just a short drive from Avignon, is located in the famous Rhone Valley. This wine appellation takes its name from the beautiful, historical village which it surrounds. The village of Chateauneuf-du-Pape is home to the ruins of the famous castle which was the summer residence of the Pope in centuries past. Our wine tours combine a visit to the famous castle and the village alongside exploring the vineyards.
Whether you would like to spend a morning or afternoon half day tour, or a full day tour from Avignon to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, your guide will ensure you learn everything there is to know about this famous wine region where passion and tradition create unique red and white wines full of character! A la Francaise selects only the best wineries to take you to, ensuring you have an authentic and memorable experience. Take a wine tour with us and enjoy visits to Chateauneuf-du-Pape wineries which includes cellar tours, walks through the vineyards, and of course taste the wine!
Why not combine a wine tour with other must-see sites near Avignon? We offer a wide range of guided tours in Provence that include winery visits alongside visits to famous towns and villages in the area. For those of you interested in history and art, you can take a guided tour from Avignon to follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh visiting Arles and Saint-Remy de Provence and then enjoy 2 vineyard tours and tastings in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
You can also spend a morning visiting the most beautiful villages of the Luberon such as Gordes and Rousillon followed by an afternoon of wine tasting. The perfect day trip from Avignon!
Or enjoy a mesmerising day tour combining a visit and tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape’ with visits to Les Baux de Provence, the Alpilles mountain range, a light show at the Carrières de Lumières.
For the best choice of expertly guided wine tours from Avignon, choose A la Francaise!
What wineries can I visit from Avignon?
There are many wineries you can visit on a wine tour from Avignon, and some of the best of those can be found in Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
What are the best wine tours from Avignon?
The best wine tours from Avignon will provide you with a great understanding of the culture and history of winemaking in Provence. Whilst there are many wine tours leaving from Avignon, we believe visiting Chateauneuf-du-Pape is the best as it allows you to reach the vineyards within just a short drive. Joining a small group guided wine tour from Avignon is a preferred way by many to visit nearby wineries as it allows you to be picked up and dropped of in the centre and to relax and enjoy the day guided by an expert.
What can I do in Avignon?
In Avignon, you can visit the iconic Palais des Papes, a grand Gothic palace that served as the residence of popes in the 14th century. Explore the Pont d'Avignon, a famous medieval bridge, and stroll through the charming old town with its narrow streets, shops, and cafés. And, if you would like to learn about the city’s history and enjoy a glass of Côtes de Rhône wine along the way then you can join a guided walking tour. We also offer guided tours that include a walking tour of Avignon with a visit and tasting at wineries in Chateauneuf-du-Pape which is a short distance from the city.