Marseille Shore Excursion : Avignon & Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tour

Shore Excursions in Roussillon

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Enjoy this shared shore excursion from Marseille port to discover the town of Avignon and  the wine from Chateauneuf du Pape.
Leave Marseille seaport after the meeting with your tour guide at the exit of the cruise terminal.Start the day with a drive to Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes, listed at the Unesco world heritage. Take a look and pictures at Saint-Benezet bridge, famous for the children's song “Sur le Pont d'Avignon”, and admire the Popes' Palace, from the 14th century, which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe.Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day.Continuation North direction for a sightseeing in the vineyards around Châteauneuf du Pape, explanations about "terroir", grape varieties, vinification and aging cellars. Stop at a winery for a wine-tasting before going back to Marseille port for boarding. • The entrance tickets to the monuments are not included.

What’s included

  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified