Provence History, Chocolate, and Wine Tour from Avignon

Day Trips & Excursions in Orange

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Learn about the history or Provence on your day trip from Avignon. Visit the Antique theater in Orange before heading to Châteauneuf du Pape for wine tasting session and a wine and chocolate workshop to see how the flavors compliment each other. On this tour you will visit Uzes, medieval town and the Pont du Gard aqueduct bridge.
Wonderful day in Provence's history, and Provence's "gourmandise". You will taste local products such as olive oil and discover the amazing combination of wine and chocolate in Châteauneuf du Pape; does the chocolate match the wine,? You will discover it. It's adventure !  This trip also points out the historical heritage of Provence through the visit to local Roman monuments such as the Pont du Gard, a 2000-year old Roman aqueduct bridge, or the world's oldest and most well-preserved antic theater in Orange. Discover also Uzès a beautiful medieval city near the famous Pont du Gard. For over 15 centuries, the prosperous medieval market and cathedral town of Uzès (pronounced “ee-oo-ZESS”) has been intimately linked to local and French history.

What’s included

  • Gratuities
  • Wine & chocolate tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Theatre of Orange

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus