Enjoy this private tour with your own chauffeur/guide in english and get to know Avignon from the eyes of a local. Let us take you on this unique Private Avignon and winery in Aix-en-Provence. You will be driven around the city’s most important landmarks and enjoy a beautiful winery visit.
Firstly, pick you up will be from your hotel or place of your choice. This can be the hotel or cruise port for example. Let us take you on this private tour to Avignon & Aix-en-Provence. Please let us know in advance, we can arrange pick ups from the surrounding areas.
We will include a visit to a winery for this wonderful Private Avignon and winery in Aix-en-Provence .
Points of Interest & Landmarks
With this private tour you will get to know Avignon, its bridge and the magnificent walled city.
Your driver-guide in english/french will pick you up in Marseille and will drive 1 hour north, until you arrive to Avignon, a city that used to be the vatican and home of 7 french popes from 1309 to 1377. You will walk inside the city and discover the fantastic architecture and monuments Avignon offers. Visit the Chapelle ST-Nicholas, the church ST-Pierre and the famous Bridge ST-Bénézet, and many other places the town offers.
After visiting and seeing the top spots of Avignon, you driver-guide will drive you to the Aix-en-Provence area. Here you will visit the Chateau la Coste, a very well known winery located some kms north to the city of Aix-en-Provence. You will have the chance of enjoying a guided wine tasting of 1 hour and 30 minutes in the cellar of the winery, or you can also walk at your leisure through 180 hectares of wooded hilltops, valleys and vines discovering works by invited contemporary artists and architects, which would take you around 2 hours.
After enjoying your time at the Chateau-la-Coste winery, if there is some time left, you will be able to visit the city of Aix-en-Provence, have a walk around, and then go back to your place of choice in Marseille.
Finally, we will take you back to your hotel or cruise port in Marseille.
City of Avignon
The city is embraced in the north and west by the Rhone river. Is the capital of Vaucluse, and it is the entrance to Provenza.
It has a very rich cultural life, very known for its Opera and theater. It has a university, and its a known place for offering different language courses. Every year, in July, the city has its own festival, where a lot of alternative and individual artists offer their shows in the theaters of the city, and even in the streets.
The city has a population of 90.000 people and it is located only 100 km from Marseille.