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Chateau Neuf De Pape

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Chateau Neuf De Pape

We are stopping at Marseille early August and contemplating a trip to Chateau Neuf De Pape to sample some of their wonderful wines.

Is it possible to hire a driver from Marseille and is it practical given the distance and the fact that we only have 1 day.

Also if anyone has some recommendations of wineries etc it would be very much appreciated.

Many thanks all.

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1. Re: Chateau Neuf De Pape

Taking a taxi from Marseille to Chateauneuf is going to cost you an arm and a leg - taxis in this part of rural France are very, very expensive. Better hire a car for a day - the drive is approx. 1 hr 15 min (mostly straightforward on the motorway) and the wineries are all pretty good in Chateauneuf.

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2. Re: Chateau Neuf De Pape

It is a bit over 100 km from Marseille to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, so a return journey by taxi would cost at least €200 plus the cost of waiting time.

You will find wines from the area in wine shops and supermarkets throughout France.

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3. Re: Chateau Neuf De Pape

there are also several wine tours offered that leave from Marseille -- they don't go to Chateauneuf, but they do visit well-known wine regions near Marseille.

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4. Re: Chateau Neuf De Pape

Check out Châteauneuf de Gadagne

"The growing of vines at Châteauneuf-de-Gadagne dates back to 500 AD. Sales of Gadagne wines have been recorded since the 15th century."

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