Until 30 May 2010 the Pope's Palace (Palais des Papes) in Avignon is offering special tasting tours on weekends. The tour will take you to the private apartments of the Pope, inlcuding the wardrobe, the chapel and the gardens. Secret staircases will lead you from the cellar to private terraces.
Saturday 12:30 pm tours start with brunch and wine tasting (Cotes du Rhone wines) followed by the visit. Sunday 10:30 am tour start with the visit followed by brunch and wine tasting (Cotes du Rhone wines). These visits are not suitable for small children or anyone with reduced mobility. Reservation mandatory by contacting the Tourism Office at 04 32 74 32 74 or www.avignon-tourisme.com