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Top 5 food and local crafts in Avignon

Since the Popes, not settling here without reasons, Avignon and its surroundings cultivate the art of well-being… Our conference guide will take you from a discovery to another: a personal delight of the curious and the foodies.

Avignon Gourmet tour

All Provençal gastronomy and its history within reach! This gourmet walk offers a unique itinerary through the city of the Popes: From the oldest bakery in the city, to the youngest chocolatier in France, between markets and confidential shops, you will discover the best craftsmen of Avignon. The tour includes 10 different tastings. Not to mention the wine!

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Cuisines, Mediterranean flavours at the Chartreuse and tasting at the oil mill

We can’t wait to take you to visit the Chartreuse in Villeneuve-lez-Avignon to tour its kitchens, horse and cattle stables and its oil mill… Built in the same Gothic style as the Chartreuse, founded in 1358, it is one of the oldest oil mills in Provence… Today, it the legacy of making the specific Mediterranean oil is continued. Our tour ends smoothly, in the old stables where savoury, sweet or ice-cream flavours made on site are waiting for you… here, Provence succeeds to the cold winters…

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Bike ride on the island of Barthelasse

Born from the alluvial of the Rhône, the island between Villeneuve-lez-Avignon and Avignon is proudly sporty and rural. By bike, we visit two hotspots of Barthelasse: the agrobiological farm of the Reboule and a distillery where the tradition of creating a pastis born of local herbs has started long before the one of Marseille! Your guide will give you all the keys to understand the legends of the river coming down from the Alps and flowing towards the Mediterranean.

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GRM Guides Rhône Méditerranée

 

The wine of the Popes of Avignon

Your guide takes you to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the summer residence of the Popes in the 14th century. Their Holiness were generous: they left the village with a terrific name, the ruins of an imposing fort and an exceptional terroir with wine traditions going back to the Romans. After a guided visit to the heart of the vineyards, two estates open their doors to taste this prestigious vines of the Rhone Valley.

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In the land of basketry, on the banks of the Rhône

Discover Vallabrègues, a village of basket producers, just outside Avignon. Vallabrègues had 450 basket producers in the early 20th century. We will visit the last of them “The Workshop of The Dareaie”, where you can admire creations that will become essential to your homes. You’ll know everything about the plans wicker and crafting techniques. The tour ends at the Musée de la Vannerie (basketry).

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