Chateauneuf du Pape Walking and Wine Weekend Break

Chateauneuf du Pape Walking and Wine Weekend Break

The perfect weekend break for wine lovers to get the secrets of the famous Côtes-du-Rhône wines unveiled

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

Product ID: 43157
Description

The perfect weekend break for absolute wine lovers to get the secrets of the famous Côtes-du-Rhône wines unveiled! 
Spend two nights in France’s most prestigious wine village, Châteauneuf du Pape, stroll under the warm Provençal sun, past gnarled vines that have produced award-winning wines for over 700 years and the red rocks that carpet the vines like a warm blanket at night.
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 4-5 wines per estate. The tasting characteristics, ageing potential and varying influences of the terroir and cellar methods will all be described. 
In the afternoon, enjoy a self-guided loop walk that will take you through the heart of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation: a never-ending sea of vineyards on rolling hills. After your walk return to your hotel.
Please note: Walking time for the full loop is 4h15 ...

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The perfect weekend break for absolute wine lovers to get the secrets of the famous Côtes-du-Rhône wines unveiled! 
Spend two nights in France’s most prestigious wine village, Châteauneuf du Pape, stroll under the warm Provençal sun, past gnarled vines that have produced award-winning wines for over 700 years and the red rocks that carpet the vines like a warm blanket at night.
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 4-5 wines per estate. The tasting characteristics, ageing potential and varying influences of the terroir and cellar methods will all be described. 
In the afternoon, enjoy a self-guided loop walk that will take you through the heart of the Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation: a never-ending sea of vineyards on rolling hills. After your walk return to your hotel.
Please note: Walking time for the full loop is 4h15 mins (approx. 14km) and with shortcut is 3h15 mins.
Day 3: This morning’s self-guided walk is a circular route 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: Walking time is 2h45 mins (7km).
Your trip ends after your walk in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. 
Please note: Arrival and departure transfers can be reserved upon request from/to Avignon or Chateauneuf du Pape (apxm. 60€ for 1 to 4 guests)

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About this activity
Group size
2 - 6
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Châteauneuf-du-Pape

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Includes
  • 2-nights accommodation in 3-star hotel, double occupancy with breakfast 
  • Road Book with 2 self-guided walking itineraries, including highlighted maps and favorite addresses
  • Half-day wine tour with an expert
  • Prestigious wine estate visit
  • Wine tasting at a wine estate
  • Meals and drinks
  • Arrival and departure transfers 
  • Access by train to Orange or Avignon 
  • Single supplement  (155€)
  • Solo traveler 400€

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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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Stuart

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.


Product ID: 43157

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