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Chateauneuf du Pape to the wine trails of Provence

Chateauneuf du Pape to the wine trails of Provence

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  • 2 dinners included &  many many wine tastings opportunities! 
  •  Walking through the famed vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape
  • The famous wine-making villages of Gigondas and Vacqueyras
  • The perched villages of Seguret, Gigondas, Le Barroux 
  • The majestic "Dentelles de Montmirail" mountains
  • The circumnavigation of Provence's highest mountain, Mont Ventoux
  • Authentic villages far from the tourist destinations of Provence
  • the medieval town of Vaison la Romaine
  • Optionnal : A half day with a wine expert to unveil the secrets of the Côtes du Rhône wines 

Jour 1

Bienvenue en Provence !

randonner dans les vignes de chateauneuf du pape celebre cru des cotes du rhone

  • Transfert depuis Avignon sur Chateauneuf du Pape autour de 16h30.
  • Diner inclus et nuit à Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Accès: Trains réguliers depuis Paris et Marseille centre/aéroport > Avignon avec la SNCF

    Jour 2

      • Distance :
      • 10 km
      • Dénivelé :
      • + 100m
        - 100m

    Chateauneuf du Pape et son célèbre vignoble

    • walking in the famous vineyards of chateauneuf du pape with an expert great wine tasting Chateauneuf du Pape > Chateauneuf du Pape  (3h15 - 6.2 miles) 
    • Longer walk option : 4h15 (14km - 8.7 miles - +150m / -150m)
    • Today, you explore Chateauneuf du Pape and its famous vineyards. Literally “New castle of the Pope”, this 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. 
    • You walk 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.
    • Dinner included & Night in Chateauneuf du Pape

      Jour 3

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

      Avec un expert au coeur des vignobles des Cotes du Rhone

      walk in the vineyards of gigondas vacqueyras at the foot of the dentelles famous cotes du rhones

      • Loop walk Chateauneuf du Pape (2h45 - 4.3 miles) + 1 afternoon wine tour
      • Morning : A splendid loop walk stays within the heart of the Chateauneuf appellation, strolling on farming tracks in between the parcels of vines of the Vaudieu & Nalys & Solitude wineries, which lead from one estate to the next. The itinerary takes you to 3 widely-known wine estates - 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 : free time in the lovely Chateauneuf du Pape village, to wander from one wine shop to the next, all the way to the castle
      • Optionnal : a half-day wine tour with our local wine expert (3h) - See the extension
        Our wine specialist will unveil all the secrets of these vines, taking you on a tour and leading you through a wine-tasting session. You'll learn the concepts of terroir and appellation while perfecting your wine tasting technique. 
      • Transfer to Seguret at the end of the day.
      • Dinner included & night in Seguret

      • Market on Friday morning in Chateauneuf du Pape

      Jour 4

        • Distance :
        • 17 km
        • Dénivelé :
        • + 350m
          - 450m

      Gigondas et les Dentelles de Montmirail

      walk in the vineyards of gigondas vacqueyras at the foot of the dentelles famous cotes du rhones

      • Séguret > Gigondas > Vacqueyras (5h30 to 6h - 10,5 miles)
      • From Séguret, you walk along quiet farm tracks above the Rhône Valley to Gigondas, world famous for its sublime red wines. From Gigondas - after a wine-tasting perhaps? - you climb to get a closer view of the spectacular Dentelles de Montmirail, a veritable playground for walking and hiking, before descending to Vacqueyras, also reputed for its wine.
      • Night in Vacqueyras.

      Jour 5

        • Distance :
        • 15 km
        • Dénivelé :
        • + 420m
          - 250m

      L'un des plus beaux villages des côtes du rhone

      provence vineyards and perched villages

      • Vacqueyras > Le Barroux   (5h30 - 9,3 miles)
      • You continue through the untamed slopes, and reach the ruins of a church, set beside ancient cave dwellings. From there, you descend to Beaumes de Venise, where you can indulge in a glass of Muscat. Then it’s onward to Le Barroux, a hilltop village crowned by its 12th century castle and quiet streets, even off the beaten walking holiday path. 
      • Night in Le Barroux

      • Market on Thursday morning in Vacqueyras

      Jour 6

        • Distance :
        • 13 km
        • Dénivelé :
        • + 500m
          - 500m

      From Le Barroux to Malaucene

      tours in provence

      • Le Barroux > Malaucène  (4h30 - 8 miles)
      • Today you make your approach towards Mont Ventoux, its giant silhouette as a backdrop for your hike, its barren white peak glistening in the sun. Through shaded paths of pine and cedar you reach the chapel of Piaut, where in generations past locals climbed during periods of draught to pray for rain. Descend the pilgrimage path to Malaucène. 
      • Transfer at the end of your walking day from Malaucene to Vaison
      • Night in Vaison la Romaine

      • Small market on Saturday morning in Le Barroux

      Day 7

      Bye Bye Provence

      • Transfer to Avignon or Orange TGV station. End of your trip in Avignon. 
      • Return : regular train lines from Avignon and Orange to Marseille airport /  Paris / Nice 
      • SEJOUR EN LIBERTE - Les tarifs et suppléments sont par personne
      • JOURNEE GUIDEE PRIVEE : un forfait UNIQUE de 1 à 4 personnes 
        Que vous soyez 1, 2 , 3 ou 4 personnes, le tarif de la journée guidée est le même
      • LES DEUX sont bien entendu sujet à disponibilité

      Consulter la rubrique INFOS PRATIQUES ci dessous:
      - pour valider le nombre minimum de voyageurs requis sur ce voyage 
      - pour le supplément chambre single ( 1 pers.)
      - si vous voyagez SEUL : merci de nous contacter

      Supplément par période
        • Indisponible
        • Très basse
        • Haute + 20€

      Choisissez le standing de votre hébergement selon votre souhait et votre budget !

      > Facturation d’un supplément pour toute chambre single ( 1 pers.)
      > Voir la rubrique INFOS PRATIQUES
      > Merci de noter que votre séjour est toujours sujet à disponibilité

      • 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 de cabasse *** - Seguret

        Hotel de cabasse *** - Seguret

        Perfectly situated along the Côtes-du-Rhone Wine route, Le Domaine de Cabasse is only a short 15 mins walk from the beautiful village of Seguret, surrounded by vineyards, lavender and olive trees. 

        All rooms have been recently refurbished. Gourmet style restaurant and swimming pool.

        It is not only a hotel but also a wine estate : you have the opportunity to book a guided visit of the vineyard and a wine-testing session.
        The perfect place for wine and food lovers!

      • Hotel le Pradet ***- Vacqueyras

        Hotel le Pradet ***- Vacqueyras

        Recently renovated, the hotel Le Pradet - located in the heart of Vacqueyras village -welcomes you with elegant simplicity, in quiet surroundings and with a swimming pool.

      • Hotel Geraniums - Le Barroux

        Hotel Geraniums - Le Barroux

        In the heart of the medieval village of Le Barroux, perched high above the plains with marvelous views, facing Provence’s highest mountain – Mont Ventoux.

        This small family-run hotel with comfortable rooms and a fabulous Provençal cuisine.

      • BB Tilleuls Elisee - Vaison

        BB Tilleuls Elisee - Vaison

        In Vaison la Romaine, this charming BB offers 5 comfortable rooms with a view either of Mont Ventoux or the medieval town and the olive grove surrounding the renovated farmhouse.

        A savoury breakfast is served on the peaceful terrace: home-made jams and seasonal fruit under the shade of the hundred-year-old linden tree.

        You will remember Anne & Laurent warm welcome.

      • 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 de cabasse *** Superior - Seguret

        Hotel de cabasse *** Superior - ...

        Perfectly situated along the Côtes-du-Rhone Wine route, Le Domaine de Cabasse is only a short 15 mins walk from the beautiful village of Seguret, surrounded by vineyards, lavender and olive trees. 

        Superior Room. Gourmet style restaurant and swimming pool.

        It is not only a hotel but also a wine estate : you have the opportunity to book a guided visit of the vineyard and a wine-testing session. 
        The perfect place for wine and food lovers!

      • Hotel Montmirail *** - Vacqueyras

        Hotel Montmirail *** - Vacqueyras

        Beautiful 19th century mansion house, set in the heart of the countryside, beside abandoned thermal springs that, one century ago, attracted tourists from around the world. In the outskirts of Vacqueyras, famous for its red wines.

        The comfortable and sun-lit rooms are full of Provençal charm, along with the swimming pool in the garden.
        The restaurant proposes refined, Provençal menus with a modern twist. 

      • Hotel Geraniums - Le Barroux

        Hotel Geraniums - Le Barroux

        In the heart of the medieval village of Le Barroux, perched high above the plains with marvelous views, facing Provence’s highest mountain – Mont Ventoux.

        This small family-run hotel with comfortable rooms and a fabulous Provençal cuisine.

      • BB Eveche - Vaison la Romaine

        BB Eveche - Vaison la Romaine

        The BB Eveché is an old mansion house, beautifully decorated.

        A cosy ambiance, where you will feel pampered by the friendly welcvome of Aude, the owner

      Les tarifs sont par personne et sujet a disponibilité

      • La majorité des extensions sont valables pour une reservation à partir de 2 pers. minimum
      • Vous pourrez selectionner le nombre exact de voyageurs concernés par les extensions lors de votre reservation
      • Si vous voyagez SEUL : merci de nous contacter
      Visite gourmande food & wine d'Avignon !

      Notre balade gourmande est un itinéraire unique, à travers les ruelles d’Avignon qui vous donnera l’opportunité de rencontrer les artisans de la ville et de goûter aux spécialités Provençales. Conçue pour les petits groupes (max 8 pers), la visite se déroule dans une ambiance conviviale.
      Départ à 9h pour 3h30 de ballade : vous égayez vos papilles, découvrez la gastronomie provençale et son histoire. De la boulangerie la plus ancienne de la ville, à la plus jeune chocolatière de France, vous découvrez les meilleurs artisans d’Avignon. A la fin de la visite, rendez-vous pour une dégustation de vin de Châteauneuf du Pape. La visite comprend 10 dégustations, 2 huiles d’olive ainsi que la dégustation de vin, les visites du marché et boutiques d’artisans.
      - Sujet à disponibilité
      - En Juillet & Aout, programme différent : nous contacter

      Une journée au coeur du vignoble de Chateauneuf du Pape
      • Morning 9am / Afternoon 2pm transfer fromAvignon > Chateauneuf du Pape 
      • Half-day wine tour with a wine expert for 3 hours (non private)
        * Visit of a family run winery : explanation of the vinification and barrel wine tasting
        * Visit to a Château (one of the most famous and oldest cellars in the area) + wine tasting
        * if time permits,  chocolate and wine tasting
      • Transfer back to Avignon at the end of the wine tour
      • Rates on a min. of 2 persons. reservation ( for 1 person: contact us)
      • NOT POSSIBLE on Sunday & bank holidays
        Assurance Rapatriement - Voyage d'une semaine
        • Assurance Rapatriement : applicable pour tout séjour dans la zone Européenne-Schengen qui inclut la France
        • S'applique du 1er jour > dernier jour de votre voyage avec Walk Inn Provence
        • Tarif : pour un voyage d'une semaine maximum = 7 jours
          Supplement pour tout voyage supérieur à 7 jours
        • Détails du contrat d'assurance 

        TRIP rates 

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

        INCLUDED

        • 6 nights double occupancy with private facilities
        • 6 breakfasts
        • 2 dinners
        • Day 1: transfer from Avignon to Chateauneuf du Pape around 5 pm 
        • Day 3: transfer from Chateauneuf du Pape to Seguret
        • Day 7 : transfer from Vaison to Avignon
        • Luggage transfers from day 1 > 7
        • Our Road Book with detailed walking itineraries, including highlighted maps
        • 1 road map of the region
        • 24/7 phone assistance

        NOT INCLUDED

        • Optional : afternoon wine tour in Gigondas
        • All lunches & dinners not noted-included in your itinerary
        • Entrance fees into museums, insurance, drinks
        • Items of personal nature
        • SINGLE supplement 
          Simple accommodation :  320 €uros
          Comfort accommodation :  320 €uros

        Path Restrictions

        Important : From June 1st to September 15th
        Access may be restricted in the Dentelles mountains region if the risk of forest fire is high (very rare ..). There is a (rare) risk that the paths may be closed as of noon on any given day or in exceptional circumstances the paths may be closed altogether. Information is available from 6:00pm for the following day from the local prefecture by telephone (automated message).

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