Things to do near Avignon (36)
Wine Safari excursions and gastronomic pointers in Provence.
Le Petit Train Touristique d'Avignon
An unforgettable 40 min Le Petit Train tour in the historic town of the popes.
Wine Tasting in Châteauneuf du Pape
Indulge in a full day of wine tasting as you roam the vineyards and medieval villages of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, one of the region’s most important wine appellations. Explore the villages of Gigondas and Vacqueyras, stopping at traditional wineries to sample both red and white wines, and learn the secrets of local wine production.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Tavel
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Rhône Valley. Take guided tours and taste sumptuous AOC-classified wines, from crisp rosés in Tavel to an array of world-class varietals in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Ventoux and Tavel
Discover the bounty and beauty of Rhône Valley wine country. Visit 3 wine estates near Mont Ventoux, Tavel and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Explore the lovely town of Beaumes-de-Venise. Meet local vintners and sample wines and olive oils while marveling at the stunning Provençal countryside.
Grand Cru of Provence Wine Tour
Taste the great "CRU" of Provence with an experienced professional guide. During this half day wine tour, you will do wine tasting in Gigondas, Vacqueyras and famous Chateauneuf du Pape: the best of Cotes du Rhone.
Grands Crus Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
Enjoy a quintessential wine tasting experience in one of France’s most famous wine regions, as you sip your way around the Côtes du Rhône on this 5-hour small-group tour from Avignon. Indulge in expert-led tastings as you explore the vineyards and visit wineries in Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas or Séguret. Sip a selection of Grand Cru wines, as you learn about the wine production process, the importance of French ‘terroir’ and how to distinguish between the different Crus.
Wine-Tasting Day Trip from Avignon
Discover the rich traditions and flavors of Rhône Valley wine country on a guided wine-tasting tour. With a small group of fellow wine enthusiasts, spend a half day visiting one or two distinguished wine estates in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape territory to sample and learn about local varietals.
Provence Wine Tasting
Discover the historic gems of Provence. Enjoy tours and tastings at two wineries in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine region; marvel at the Pont du Gard; and explore the medieval villages of Les Baux de Provence and Gordes.
Provence Wine and Heritage Tour: Les Baux de Provence, Nimes and Uzès
Witness Roman relics and age-old traditions of wine and olive oil making. In Les Baux de Provence, visit a local olive mill to sample fine AOC olive oils and see how they're made, then head to an estate in the Chaîne des Alpilles for a wine-tasting session.
Les Baux de Provence Tour: Provencal Wine and Olive Oil
Appreciate the exquisite beauty and bounty of rural Provence on a half-day tour of Les Baux de Provence from Avignon. Perched in the rocky Alpilles mountains, Les Baux offers panoramic views of the expansive vineyards and olive orchards that blanket the hillside. With your expert guide, visit a local olive mill to sample fine AOC olive oils and see how they're made, then head to a winery in the foothills for an intimate wine-tasting session.
Cotes du Rhone Wine Tour with Tasting
Spend a full-day discovering the Côtes du Rhone variety of fine wines on this private tour. Learn about grape varieties, wine-production, and the rich history of the Rhone region. Visit a selected cellar complete with wine-tasting sessions. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.