Provence Wine & Boat Experience

4 days

Experience Provence in style with a fully chauffeured wine tour, from the streets of the city of Avignon to a boat tour to the inlets and fjords of the Calanques.

Trip Highlights

  • Return flights from London or Paris, and return private airport transfers

  • Stay in a 4 star hotel in the heart of Avignon, a stone's throw from the Palais des Papes, with breakfasts included

  • Explore Provence in style with a chauffeured wine tour visiting the prestigious Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation

  • Sample wine fit for a pope with a pre-dinner wine tasting on your first evening

  • A guided boat trip to the spectacular rocky Mediterranean “fjords”

  • Visit the picturesque fishing village of Cassis, around the calanques

from $1,729 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.

Flights and private transfers are included with this package.


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Trip details

Day 1

Fly from London or Paris to Marseilles, on arrival relax with private transfers from the airport. On the first day of your Provence wine tour, take the chance to explore Avignon’s picturesque squares, shops and galleries and see artists, actors, mimes and musicians plying their trade around the spectacular Palais des Papes. Then it’s on to a pre-dinner tasting where you’ll enjoy a range of the region’s most prestigious wines alongside a selection of local cheeses

Day 2

After breakfast there’s no time to waste as you meet your English-speaking guide and head off for your first Provencal wine tasting. Here’s you’ll learn secrets old and new as you compare the winemaking techniques of yesterday and today. Enjoy tasting at three Rhone Valley wine appellations!

Day 3

Your tour continues with a full day experience taking you to the outstanding site of Cape Canaille from where you will appreciate the exceptional view on the bay of Cassis and the Gardiole mountain range. Visit the ancient fishing port of the beautiful Cassis. Discover the stunning 3 Calanques witha  45 minute boat tour. The Calanques are a must-see highlight of any visit to Southern Provence. The day also includes a panoramic tour of the city of Marseille, where you will discover the Saint-Victor abbey (11th century) that keeps the entry of the Vieux-Port (Old Port).

Day 4

On your final day in Avignon you’re free to explore the imposing Palais des Pape, then take in the surroundings from the gardens of Rocher des Doms, or maybe venture out into the surrounding lush lavender fields. Relax with private transfers to the airport for your flight home.

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