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Avignon Wine Tours

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Address: Avignon, France
Phone Number: + 33 (0)6 28 05 33 84
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BEST WINE TOUR OF YOUR LIFE!

It has been a couple of years since our wine tour. While looking it up for a friend recently, I read some of the reviews. We have had tours in at least a half dozen places... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

It has been a couple of years since our wine tour. While looking it up for a friend recently, I read some of the reviews. We have had tours in at least a half dozen places around the globe. Bar none, I am convinced that this tour was THE BEST WINE TOUR WE WILL HAVE ENJOYED IN OUR LIFE! It... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I would thoroughly recommend taking a wine tour with Francois. My wife and I did the Chateaneuf-du-Pape tour, and it turned out to be a very personal one since it was just the two of us.Francois certainly knows all there is to know in the wine department, and obviously enjoys passing on that knowledge to others, and makes it all... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Francois Marcou is a true connoiseur of wine and all things of viniculture. His tours are filled with all things wine which is what his clients want. He picked us up at our B&B in the morning, and then went to pick up the other 4 people with whom we spent the day. After a drive northeast of Avignon, we... More 

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were thoroughly delighted with our whole experience with Francois, his delivery was excellent with matching soundtrack and commentary, made us laugh and enjoy the whole day, it was a small group so it felt very personal and we had a great time with the other family on the tour. great introduction to wine tasting and vineyards and would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I have traveled all over the world together, and taken plenty of tours from so-called experts. Sometimes they are interesting and sometimes they are experts in their field, but rarely are they both. Francois Marcou, the owner and tour guide of Avignon Wine Tour, is one of the most consummate professionals I have ever had the chance... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The previous reviews sum up the experience. Francois is a wonderful host and guide. His wine knowledge is excellent but what makes the tour such a success is his ability to also entertain throughout the day. The tastings, and his secret six steps, have helped us learn to appreciate wine even more. The wineries we visited were first class and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you're looking for a wine tour company in the Provence area of Avignon, look no more.You have found it with Avignon Wine Tour and its amazingly knowledgable and amusing owner/tour guide Francois Marcou. Francois picked us up ( group pf 6) at our villa on an estate in the small village of Noves and took us to 4 wineries,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

François, I absolutely loved your tour!! Eden and I had such a great day with all the wine tasting, sightseeing and lunch! I will definitely be back! Good luck with your future endeavor, we wish you the best!! Thanks again for such a fabulous day!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

For wine lovers, novices, designated drivers who are tired of being "designated", all of you! Book a day with Francois, and you will be wishing you booked 2 or 3, or stayed the week. I cannot tell you what a wonderful experience we had roaming the countryside, tasting beautiful wines, eating delicious lunches fit for a king, sightseeing in places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A few weeks prior to our recent trip to Provence I came across Avignon Wine Tours on Trip Advisor and contacted Francios. I explained my ideal itinerary and shared with him that I planned to propose to my girlfriend during our tour. Francios put together the perfect day visiting some historic sites around Avignon and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, as well as touring... More 

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