Best of Avignon

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Discover Provence with a three (3) day stay in the heart of Provence in Avignon, the former city of the Popes!

After strolling the narrow cobbled streets from the Middle Ages, visiting the Popes’ Palace and St. Benezet Bridge (made famous for its song “Sous le Pont d’Avignon”), the historical city of Avignon won’t have any secrets for you.  It is a great geographical location so you’ll enjoy all of Provence from here!

You’ll do a cooking class and tasting of Châteauneuf du Pape wines will finalize your knowledge about Provence.

Come experience Avignon, the Provençal gem, and discover its medieval heritage while tasting its culinary specialties and regional wines.

The touring is not private, but rather the group minivan tours are offered on a daily basis from Avignon (minimum of 2 people).

Tour Price

[box type=”tick” style=”rounded”]$880 for Two Guests in a 3-Star Hotel[/box]

Best of Avignon Tour Highlights

  • Tour days: Daily throughout the year; tour can begin on any day of the week
  • Vehicle: Shared minibus tour with English speaking driver/guide to Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Duration: 3 days and 2 nights
  • Included in tour price:
    • Two nights accommodations
    • Breakfasts
    • A cooking class with lunch (drinks included)
    • Shared minibus tour with English-speaking driver/guide to Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    • Entrance fees as mentioned

Best of Avignon Tour Details

  • Day One: Arrival at the Avignon hotel after 3:00 PM. Check in. In the afternoon, let’s discover at your own pace, the famous Popes’ Palace with its magnificent painted decorations and the Pond d’Avignon, famous for its song.
  • Day Two: Cooking Class
    • Enjoy a 30 minute tuktuk ride to explore Avignon.
    • Transfer to a professional kitchen to meet your Chef and attend a cooking class. The chef will share with you some secrets of provençal gastronomy. Savor the meal you created.
    • Walk back to Avignon center
    • Afternoon at leisure
  • Day Three: Châteauneuf-du-Pape to discover the vineyards and do some wine-tasting in the famous cellars. You’ll continue to Orange to visit the Roman Theater and admire the magnificent Roman arch of triumph.

Please note: We can arrange arrival and departure transfers to the hotel and also book your trains for you.

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