Things to see and do - Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Travel guide
Châteauneuf-du-Pape : Michelin's recommendations
The popes of Avignon contributed to the development of the Châteauneuf vineyard, the repute of which dates back to the mid-18C. Today, the 320 Châteauneuf du Pape vineyards add up to 3 200ha of vines. Don’t miss the Veraison festival in the first weekend in August, or the Musée du Vinn where you can find out more about the famous AOC label of quality. The papal fortress affords a superb view over the Rhône Valley, Roquemaure, and Avignon with the Palais des Papes against the backdrop of the Alpilles; the Luberon, Mt Ventoux, Dentelles de Montmirail mountains can also be taken in.
rte de Sorgues et voie privée F - 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape
2 rue du Château F - 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape
It's hard to imagine a more pleasant experience than dining in this restaurant. Standing next to the castle walls, it has a terrace that affords breath-taking views. Provençal cuisine, fine produce and local wines.