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Maison Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Situated on a quiet, very narrow side street, our village house is just a stone's throw from the bustling center of this legendary wine town. On your lazy days, step around the corner for fresh croissants, go a few steps farther for the International Herald Tribune at the Presse, then relax. If you decide to cook, walk to an excellent butcher shop, two small grocers, and a tiny supermarket for everything you need. Prepare yourself for tasting Rhône wines.

 

Since we don't have a private terrace, we have discovered an incredible spot to sip our evening wine. It's just a three-minute walk from the house, up to the wall below the Ch√Ęteau ruin. The view is stupendous and it's a lovely way to connect to the village and its people.

 

On trip days, wind through the vineyards – less than 10 km – to the Autoroute. Côte Rôtie is two hours to the North; the coastal town of Cassis and the stunning Calanques, towering over the Mediterranean, are about the same distance to the south.

 

Maison Châteauneuf is most comfortable for a family of four or five, or for two couples.

 

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