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Avignon Wine Tours

Avignon, France
+ 33 (0)6 28 05 33 84
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Ranked #3 of 30 Activities in Avignon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

...so we paid a little more for a day's wine tour in the Avignon area than what I wanted...but we got so much more than expected in return. If you ever get the opportunity to spend the day with Francois in Provence, you will be rewarded with so much more than just another "wine tour". In short, the day ranked... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Thank you, Francois, for such a wonderful day! To be honest, you were our last tour on vacation and my husband was not that excited about the wine tour. Well that changed as soon as we met Francois. What an enjoyable day! Francois showed us the correct way to taste wine, explained to us the difference in the types of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We took a private tour of the areas around Avignon with Francois and it was one of the most enjoyable tours we have had. He is so engaging, with almost perfect English, essential given we sadly speak no French, that we were able to see and appreciate all the many surprises the area has to offer. He is so well... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you take Francois' tour you better be because he will have one for you around every corner. We took Tour #4 (Thursday) and it was one of the most enjoyable days of our entire trip to Provence. Francois' is prompt, personable and a true wine professional. He is a teacher as well as an entertainer. He will take you... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Seriously, Francois is the best! You think you know wine? Francois will school you. Also our tour ended late and there were not open dinner options near our hotel. Even though he was obviously late to get home to his family he drove my husband and I to a grocery store to get food for a picnic. 5 star wine... More

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Canberra
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a must if you're staying in or near Avignon and love wine. Francois is an exceptional guide. His background as a maitre de (I think that's how you spell it) obviously gives him an edge regarding explaining how to taste and enjoy wine. However, his humor and attention to detail are what makes this tour special. My wife... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We did the tour with Francois on 26 August - a gift from our children for a special birthday. It will go down as one of the most enjoyable days we've had while travelling. Francois is just so knowledgeable about wine (and food matching) and he's particularly good at bringing this knowledge to life for his guests....he makes wine tasting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Francois , provided and outstanding tour for the four of us , we all learnt something more about wine and thoroughly enjoyed a beautiful Provence day ! We should have done this years ago! We will be back Francois ! Thank you for and very enjoyable day.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We did 2 wine tours with Francois. It was both an education in French wines and wine tasting but we also saw the sights of wine regions which were incredible. We also were able to enjoy two incredible lunches which combined good food and good wine. Francois was on time and very helpful and a really good host. I would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Francois is very helpful, nothing is too much trouble and he is very knowledgeable about wine: he picked us up in Arles in a clean and comfortable 7 seater. His own personal rating as a host is near 5*, however as I am reviewing the wine tour I can only give 3, these are the reasons why: 1 - The... More

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