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Avignon Wine Tours

Avignon, France
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Excellent and informative day's wine tasting

We took the Thursday whole day tour - Cairanne, Gigondas and Vacqueyras, with Francois and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gamekeeper_10
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Suffolk, UK
A Day with Francois is Unforgettable

We took Francois's Monday tour of Tavel and adjacent areas, tasting a variety of whites, roses, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Allen M
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Thursday whole day tour - Cairanne, Gigondas and Vacqueyras, with Francois and it was the highlight of our trip to Avignon. Francois picked us up very punctually outside our apartment and we set off towards Cairanne - en route he gave us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Francois's Monday tour of Tavel and adjacent areas, tasting a variety of whites, roses, and reds. He was a knowledgeable and supremely entertaining host, full of charm. Even someone with a solid knowledge of wine will learn something from Francois. The wineries we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Francois' Chateauneuf du Pape wine tour on a Saturday and absolutely loved it. Francois was great fun and made the entire experience super entertaining and interesting throughout. Price is a bit on the higher side, but at the end of the day...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Francois is an excellent wine guide - funny, friendly and very knowledgeable. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day visiting wineries and learning how to taste wine. Francois was also a very amiable tour guide, pointing out points of interest and telling humorous anecdotes on the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We took the Monday tour with Francois and it was excellent. Four wineries, a fantastic lunch, pretty scenery and a great tour guide. Francois is funny and very knowledgeable on wine. Plus he is a safe driver. The only hiccup was confusion on the meeting...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Our tour with Francois was simply delightful. We took tour no. 5 on a beautiful sunny day, visited a lovely outdoor market, and had lunch outside. We even made a surprise stop at a stunning viewpoint overlooking Les Baux-de-Provence! The wine was of course incredible,...More

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you do only one thing while in southern France, this tour with guide and wine expert, François Marcou, should be it! Each day offers a different region, therefore, easy to choose which region most interests you. We participated in the Thursday tour of the...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

François runs an amazing one-man show! The entire tour was a delight, from the pickup at our hotel to the drop off. François’ personality is perfectly suited for his profession. Normally, the highlight of a wine tour would be wine. In this show it shares...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Francois made our day or even our holiday! The tour is excellent! We did the wine tour on Monday in and around Luberon. It was the best day of our holiday! Francois knowledge and passion for his job is beautiful. We visited 4 wineries, all...More

Thank Ashleigh B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

a day touring the wonderful vineyards of Chateauxneuf du Pape - handy tips on wine tasting, a good mix of vineyards and a delicious lunch. A real learning experience and tasting of a fine range of wines which were enthusiastically demonstrated, including seeing a range...More

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Nicole M
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justine s
12 May 2015|
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Response from Angela T | Reviewed this property |
We paid €100 each including lunch for the Chateauneuff du pap tour - contacted by email and picked up from hotel. Well worth the money, it's almost the whole day.
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traveljoyfully
29 March 2015|
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Response from Angela T | Reviewed this property |
Contact Francois by email and he will pick you up from your hotel. We paid €100 including lunch for the Chateauneuff du Pap tour. We had six on our tour. Lunch was incredible.
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