4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

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  • Location: Avignon, France
  • Duration:  4-5 hours

Take a panoramic tour through Provence to Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape on a half-day trip from Avignon. You'll see the Roman monuments of Orange and enjoy a wine tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. A small group tour is the perfect way to get to out-of-the-way places, traveling by minivan holding a maximum of eight passengers.

Highlights

  • Five-hour trip to Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape from Avignon by minivan
  • Ancient Arch of Triumph and theater in Orange
  • Wine tasting and shopping in Chateauneuf-du-Pape
  • Panoramic views from the castle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape
  • Scenic drive through vineyards between Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape
  • Enjoy personalized attention from your expert guide on this small group tour
  • Eight-seater minivan transport
  • Pickup and dropoff from Avignon hotels

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What You Can Expect

Orange and Chateauneuf du Pape Small Group Day Trip

Explore Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape on your small-group day trip

In Orange you'll tour the famous Arch of Triumph, symbol of Roman glory, and visit the best preserved Roman theater in existence.

You'll then take a wine tour through the vineyards between Orange and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and stop for panoramic views of the Rhone River valley from the castle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Finally, you'll enjoy a wine tasting in a cellar in Chateauneuf-du-Pape and shop for souvenirs, wines and Provencal specialties in a traditional shop.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour. Our tour guide Emilie was very informative and sweet. She picked us up from the hotel and we saw Orange and the vineyards of Chateauneuf de Pape and had a very nice wine tasting at one of the wineries. I recommend this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Money well spent!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The Roman arch and ancient theater in Orange are wonderfully preserved and important to see. The theater has a very good audio guide that comes with the tour. We enjoyed the tastings at the working winery and also the visit to ruins of the Pope's old chateau. Our guide Julian was excellent, fun, helpful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

It was good, and the tour guide quite helpful. I really would have preferred to have a wine tasting at several wineries in Chateauneuf du Pape, but that was not an option.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Wine and antiquity. What a combination! We thought the tour was fantastic.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Virginia was our tour guide and she was WONDERFUL! We loved our experience. Thank you!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Excellent tour. Vanessa was a great guide and tour was pitched just right to cover a lot without rushing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Extremely enjoyable - a really helpful guide and a very good tasting at CNduP but the theatre at Orange was magnificent well worth the money

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

My wife and I enjoyed this trip very much. Our tour guide was wonderful (our 2nd trip with her) and knowledgable. We think that such short or full day trips are the best way to see many local sites in an efficient, comfortable and relaxed way.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2012

Tour guide was professional, cheerful, engaging, and knowledgeable about the sites visited. The tour was conducted promptly (pick up and drop off, keeping to schedule). The size of the group was just right (8, including our party). I would highly recommend this tour and the guide, Virginie. We had a wonderful time.

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