Avignon-Châteauneuf du Pape
In the morning visit of Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
With the arrival of the popes in the 14th Century, the city became a second Rome.
From this period the city kept its medieval walls which are punctuated by 39 towers and seven gates.
The major site of the city is the huge Pope's palace, the biggest gothic palace in the world.
Your guide will tell you the grand life under the seven French popes who built a miniature Vatican during their rule here. You can visit 25 rooms of it, including the ceremonial rooms, chapels, cloister, private papal apartments …
In the afternoon, you will discover the village of Châteauneuf du Pape, famous for its wine
The vineyards dated back from the 14th, time when the popes established in Avignon. Châteauneuf du Pape is a famous French wine Appellation. It represents the beginning of the Côte du Rhône area, known for its full bodied red wines.
After the visit of the village, you will visit a wine estate ,the tour will end with a wine tasting.