Full Day Avignon Private Tour Of Pope's Palace And Chateauneuf Du Pape From NiceWrite a Review
OverviewWith your private guide, enjoy a 9-hour Avignon sightseeing driving tour from Nice and discover the Pope's Palace or taste some local wines. Explore some of the highlights of the region, and as the tour is private, your itinerary can be customized according to your preferences.
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Get inside tips from a local
Know More about this tourMeet your guide at a previously arranged time and start your private tour from Nice. Your first stop will be in the Avignon Popes' Palace, which is made up of the Old Palace and the New Palace. You will see one of the oldest fortress in France with austere architecture.
Afterwards, your guide will take you to the Tower of the Wardrobe. There, you will have some free time to visit the monument decorated by a team of artists under first Simone Martini, then Matteo Giovanetti.
You will visit the the Pope Petit Palais where stands now the Petit Palais Museum's paintings with its collection of Italian paintings from the 13th and 16th century.
Do not miss the Virgin and Child, painted by the young Botticelli, in the section dedicated to Gothic and Romanesque sculptures.
Then, by car you will head off to Avignon's last stop: a house in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, rooted in the heart of the Rhone Valley for over 70 years. There, you have different options available depending on your oenological knowledge level and the type of wine you would like to taste. Your guide will take you to the tasting room for a full and personalized presentation:
-Presentation of the House
-Presentation of the wines from the Rhone Valley
-Tasting with sommelier-guided advice.
-Visit the Museum where you have the opportunity to make some purchases
If you wish, you can stay in Avignon for the dinner or in any other place of your choice. Otherwise, you will return to Nice by car.
Inclusions for Full Day Avignon Private Tour Of Pope's Palace And Chateauneuf Du Pape From Nice
- Private tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions for Full Day Avignon Private Tour Of Pope's Palace And Chateauneuf Du Pape From Nice
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A small amount of walking is involved
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.