Day trip

From Marseille Cruise Port to Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape

From Marseille Cruise Port to Avignon & Châteauneuf du Pape

From US$ 141.43 per person

Enjoy this excursion from Marseille to visit Avignon and taste the wine from Chateauneuf du Pape.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • See the UNESCO listed town of Avignon
  • Visit the Pont d'Avignon and the Pope's Palace
  • Enjoy a wine-tasting experience
Full description
Meet your tour guide at the exit of the cruise terminal at Marseille seaport then drive to Avignon, the majestic city of the Popes, located on the bank of the Rhône River. Take a look at Saint-Benezet bridge, famous for the children's song Sur le Pont d'Avignon, and admire the Popes' Palace, which is the biggest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe. Do not miss the opportunity to purchase your ticket to visit it inside. Have free time for lunch then take a sightseeing trip to the vineyards around Châteauneuf du Pape. Listen to explanations about terroir, grape varieties, vinification, and aging cellars. Stop at a winery for wine-tasting before returning to Marseille.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at Marseille seaport
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Marseille Seaport cruise terminal. The driver will wait for you at the closest point possible to the ship's exit (this may involve a short walk) and will be holding a sign with the lead passenger's name written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The pickup time may vary depending on the arrival time of your cruise ship at the Port of Marseille
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Product ID: 189018