The Northern Rhône Valley is famous for its exceptional wines. Come discover the soils on which the vine grows, the cellars in which the wines are vinified to understand the origin of the aromas so specific of these AOC.
After meeting you in front of the Tourist Office in Place Bellecour in Lyon, you and your chauffeur-guide will hit the road towards the south, where the prestigious Côte-Rôtie vineyard. During a walk in the vineyards, you will discover why this wine is exceptional. You will immediately be seduced by the view of the Rhone Valley and the steep slopes of this vineyard. A tasting of 5 to 6 wines including Saint-Joseph, Condrieu and of course Côte-Rôtie will allow you to start this day in style. You will appreciate the floral aromas of Viognier as well as the fruity and silky taste of Syrah on their original terroir.You will then take the road south towards the legendary Hermitage wine.
After stopping for lunch (not included, in a local restaurant selected by our partner) , you will taste 5 to 6 wines from the Rhone Valley in a local estate, including Hermitage and Crozes Hermitage. Grown on the left bank of the Rhone on a very specific terroir and in a warm climate, you will discover wines with aromas of red fruits and flowers. You will stop in another domain to taste some pearls of the North Rhone Valley before heading to the Hermitage hill to enjoy a magnificent view of the vineyards and the Rhone.
By the end of the day, it will be time to head on back to Lyon.
Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary.
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity.
Wine tasting in each vineyard.
Walking shoes are recommended.
Découverte du vignoble en minicar grand confort
Métro A et D > Bellecour
Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme, Place Bellecour - Lyon 2e
Ever since Antiquity
The sun-drenched hills around Vienne have been ideal for winegrowing since Antiquity. Côtes-rôties and Condrieu, and wines produced on the hills in Seyssuel have now replaced Vienne's vinum picatum once lauded by Pliny the Elder.