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Walking in Provence vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape

Walking in Provence vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape


Chateauneuf du Pape is southern France’s most prestigious wine village : grapes have been grown here for 700 years. The best way to discover these vineyards is by foot, strolling between the gnarled vines from one estate to the next, run by the same families for generations. Based in the heart of Chateauneuf du Pape, you’ll have lots of wine-tasting opportunities.
And above all a half-day’s guided wine tour with a local wine expert.

All of the wineries are closed on Sunday : therefore the wine session can not be done on Sundays, and will be switched to the Saturday if needed

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  • The famed vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Walking from one wine estate to the next
  • A half day with a wine expert to unveil the secrets of the Côtes du Rhône wines 
  • One great gourmet dinner

Day 1

Chateauneuf du Pape

walking in chateauneuf du pape vineyards

  • Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Access : regular bus line Avignon > Chateauneuf du Pape - Line 22 schedule
    Private transfer Avignon > Chateauneuf du Pape from 65€ : contact us
  • Literally “New castle of the Pope”, Chateauneuf du Pape village was chosen as the summer residence of the Popes of Avignon, complete with a castle built atop the hill, today only a set of ruins from which the views extend far into the horizon. It was the popes who brought the vines here in the 14th century, making wines that have been famous for centuries. 
    Night in Chateauneuf du Pape, and enjoy an outstanding gourmet dinner
  • Access: Regular train lines from Paris and Marseille city/airport > Avignon with the SNCF

Day 2

    • Distance :
    • 7 km
    • Elevation :
    • + 100m
      - 100m

Discover the Cotes du Rhone with a wine expert

tasting wines in chateauneuf du pape wineries walking in the vines wine session tasting lesson

  • Chateauneuf du Pape > Chateau Vaudieu - Nalys & Solitude wine estates > Chateauneuf du Pape (2H45 - 4.3 miles)
  • Morning : Morning walk in the vineyards. With such a prized terroir every square meter is planted with vines, seemingly gnarled hands reaching up from underneath the earth, proudly displaying bunches of Grenache and Syrah. A splendid afternoon loop walk stays within the heart of the Chateauneuf appellation, strolling on farming tracks in between the parcels of vines, which lead from one estate to the next. The itinerary takes you to 3 widely-known wine estates - Chateau Vaudieu, Nalys, and Solitude - all centuries-old, all happy to share their savoir faire with you during a wine-tasting. The reds are deep and heavily spiced, while the surprising whites have notes of almond, spice, and honeysuckle.
  • Afternoon : For a half-day, our local wine expert will unveil all the secrets of these vines, taking you on a tour and leading you through 2 wine-tasting sessions. You'll learn the concepts of terroir and appellation while perfecting your wine tasting technique. 
  • Dinner on your own and night in Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Small Market on Friday morning in Chateauneuf du Pape

Day 3

    • Distance :
    • 14 km
    • Elevation :
    • + 150m
      - 150m

Chateau Mont Redon famed vineyards

  • Chateauneuf du Pape > Chateau Mont Redon > Chateauneuf du Pape (4h15 - 8.7 miles)
  • Another day walking through the vines, alongside tracks packed with the red rocks that were deposited here 15 000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age. They absorb the heat during the day and emit it at night, keeping a constant warmth in the vineyards, and helping produce powerful and spicy reds. We recommend the full loop option that passes by the famous estate of Château Mont Redon.
    End of your trip at the end of your walking day in Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Return : regular bus line Avignon > Chateauneuf du Pape - Line 22 schedule
    Private transfer Chateauneuf du Pape > Avignon from 65€ : contact us
    - The rates are per person, based on a double-bedded room (1 bed) 
    - Sup for a twin-bedded room (2 beds) in some hotels 
  • GUIDED DAY - A fixed rate: the price is the same from 1 to 4 participants with one guide 
     The rate for the guided day remains the same no matter if you are 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 persons 
  • BOTH are subject to availability
  • Go to the TRIP INFO section below :
    - to check the minimum person BASIS of this trip
    - to check the single room ( 1 pers. ) supplement
    - if you're travelling SOLO: please contact us

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Choose your level of comfort according to your wish & budget !

> For a single room ( 1 pers. ) a single supplement will be charged
> See in our TRIP INFO section
> Keep in mind that your trip is always subject to availability

  • BB The Wine B&B

    BB The Wine B&B

    Located right in the heart of Châteauneuf-du-Pape with 3 very charming and nicely decorated rooms, The Wine B&B is a real experience for wine-lovers.
    Danièle is a professional sommelier and worldwide wine lecturer , she welcomes you in her quiet vinegrowers' house to share with you her passion : some travel experiences, the provencal lifestyle, secrets of cuisine, French wines and cheese will be some precious elements to take home.

    Enhance your own expertise on wine during an exciting and pleasant stay while discovering the region, its culture and its traditions in local wine workshops.

  • Hotel La Mere Germaine - Ch.neuf

    Hotel La Mere Germaine - Ch.neuf

    La Mère Germaine a real institution since 1922 right in the center of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, very famous for its gourmet restaurant serving delicous meals using fresh & local products.

    All 8 rooms have been fully refurbished in 2014, some with village or vineyard view.

  • Hotel Les Fines Roches - Ch.neuf

    Hotel Les Fines Roches - Ch.neuf

    A short distance outside of the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, this old castle has been reconverted into a hotel 30 years ago.

    All 11 rooms are beautifully decorated in provencal style and have view over the huge vineyard surrounding the castle.

    Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay before or after your trip, try the gourmet restaurant or relax by the pool.

The rates are per person, on a 2 pers. basis and subject to availability

  • Most prices are based on a 2-person booking ( with shared accommodation for a hotel)
  • You will be able to select the exact number of traveller(s) when completing your reservation form
  • If you're travelling SOLO : please contact us
Repatriation insurance - 1 week trip
  • Repatriation insurance : applicable for all clients visiting the Europe-Schengen region that includes France
  • Rate : for a maximum trip of 1 week = 7 days
    Supplement for a trip above 7 days
  • See the insurance contract here 

TRIP rates 

The rates are per person, on a 2 pers. minimum reservation basis ( shared room) and subject to availability


  • 2 nights double occupancy with private facilities
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 1 dinner
  • Our Road Book with detailed walking itineraries, including highlighted maps


  • Your own transportation to /  from Chateauneuf du Pape
  • All lunches & dinners not noted-included in your itinerary, drinks
  • Entrance fees into museums
  • Insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • SINGLE supplement 
    Comfort accommodation :  95 €uros
    Charming accommodation :  105 €uros
    Prestige accommodation :  265 €uros
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