Chateauneuf du Pape Cycling, Walking and Wine Weekend Break

Product ID: 43162

Walking and cycling from one wine estate to the next to discover the natural wonders of Provence

Tour type: Private, Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Discover the natural wonders of la Provence: olive groves, fruit trees and wine!
This ideal 2-nights short break in Chateauneuf-du-Pape combines cycling and walking through the most famous vineyards in the world whilst learning more about the secrets of the Cotes du Rhone wines.
Enjoy a wine tasting before cycling or walking under the warm Provençal sun, past gnarled vines that have produced award-winning wines for over 700 years.
Day 1: Your trip starts in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Check in your hotel and explore the medieval cobbled streets.
Day 2: In the morning, a local wine expert will reveal a wealth of secrets about the vines and explain the key elements of the winemaking process as you visit the cellars and taste four to five wines per estate. The tasting characteristics, ageing potential and varying influences of the terroir and cellar methods will all be described. 
In the afternoon discover at your own pace the natural wonders of la Provence on an easy self-guided loop ride with an ebike around Chateuneuf du Pape, passing renowned wine estates, and touring around the small Oiselay island before returning to the village. Cycling time about: 1h30 mins. 17km +30m / -30m. After...

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Discover the natural wonders of la Provence: olive groves, fruit trees and wine!
This ideal 2-nights short break in Chateauneuf-du-Pape combines cycling and walking through the most famous vineyards in the world whilst learning more about the secrets of the Cotes du Rhone wines.
Enjoy a wine tasting before cycling or walking under the warm Provençal sun, past gnarled vines that have produced award-winning wines for over 700 years.
Day 1: Your trip starts in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Check in your hotel and explore the medieval cobbled streets.
Day 2: In the morning, a local wine expert will reveal a wealth of secrets about the vines and explain the key elements of the winemaking process as you visit the cellars and taste four to five wines per estate. The tasting characteristics, ageing potential and varying influences of the terroir and cellar methods will all be described. 
In the afternoon discover at your own pace the natural wonders of la Provence on an easy self-guided loop ride with an ebike around Chateuneuf du Pape, passing renowned wine estates, and touring around the small Oiselay island before returning to the village. Cycling time about: 1h30 mins. 17km +30m / -30m. After your ride return to your hotel.
Day 3: You can choose between different self-guided loop walks through the fabulous local vineyards, alongside tracks packed with the red rocks that were deposited here 15,000 years ago, at the end of the last Ice Age.
Please note: Transfers to and from Chateauneuf du Pape can be reserved upon request 60€ from 1 to 4 guests per transfer from Avignon.

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$375

About this activity

Tour Timings

5:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Group size

2 - 6

Languages

English, French

The meeting point

Avignon

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Includes

  • 2-nights accommodation in 3-star hotel, double occupancy with breakfast
  • Prestigious wine estate visit 
  • Wine tasting of 4-5 wines
  • 1-day ebike rental incl. helmet 
  • Half-day wine tour with a wine expert
  • Road Book with detailed itineraries, including highlighted maps and favorite addresses for your self-guided bike ride and walk 
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks
  • Transfer to and from Chateauneuf du Pape 

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Payment Policy

100% upon reservation confirmation

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Cancellation Policy

 If the client cancels the trip, cancellation fees are as follows, and based on the day we receive written notification of the cancellation:

- more than 60 days prior to the trip departure: 20% of the total trip  price will be withheld.

- from 60 days to 30 days prior to the trip departure: 40% of the total trip price will be withheld.

- from 30 days to 21 days prior to the trip departure: 60% of the total trip price will be withheld.

- less than 21 days before the trip departure: 100% of the total trip price will be withheld.

Any cancellation or modification must be communicated as soon as possible, and must be confirmed by e-mail or fax.

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Organized by

Stuart Fontaine

We create walking and cycling trips. More than 10 years of proven success – 4000 clients, including more than 200 groups thus far in 2013. Professional French and English-speaking guides. To create memorable trips, our team is constantly on the look-out for interesting trails and roads in Provence, new accommodations and restaurants, skilled craftsmen, exceptional places to visit, little-known museums and much much more.

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