Northern Rhone Valley Wine Experience

4 days

Experience the wines of the Rhône Valley as you bask in the atmosphere of Lyon and embark on a day’s tour of the Valley’s finest wineries.

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy your stay with three nights in a four star hotel, one of the oldest hotels in the heart of gastronomique Lyon

  • On your first afternoon, enjoy a tasting of wines with accompanied canapés in a local wine bar. The perfect start to your wine experience

  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Lyon

  • Experience a full day wine experience in the Rhône Valley and discover the homeland of the legendary Syrah and Viognier grape in these ancient vineyards

  • Savour the exquisite cuisine of the region in a traditional restaurant accompanied by wine

from $1,383 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.

This is a sample itinerary to inspire your holiday. To start planning your tailor-made trip, call us on 020 8877 4940


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Trip details

Day 1

Arriving in Lyon, settle into your four star hotel and then head out to soak up the atmosphere of the third largest city in France, known as the food capital of France! Explore the huge selection of fantastic restaurants and “bouchons” spread around the city. In the afternoon, enjoy a tasting of wines with accompanied canapés in a local wine bar. The perfect start to your wine experience…

Day 2

Continue your  experience with a wonderful private tour in the northern Rhône Valley, discover the homeland of the legendary Syrah and Viognier grapes and taste intense aromatic wines for yourself in ancient vineyards. You will learn about the wine making process and enjoy lunch tasting regional cuisine.

Day 3

Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Lyon, or discover the boutiques shops and enjoy the food in a local restaurant  and see why Lyon is known as the capital of French gastronomy, before bidding farewell to this great city. Fancy another day in the vineyards? Why not spend the day visiting Chateauneuf du Pape, please ask for more details.

Day 4

Explore the historic centre of Lyon, Le Vieux Lyon, which is an UNESCO World Heritage site and is the largest ensemble of Renaissance buildings in Europe. We suggest to take a walking tour of the city’s “traboules” – a network of covered corridors built by silk weavers in the 19th century (not included at this stage).

 

All of the holidays we create are completely tailor-made to you

This sample itinerary is intended to give you a flavour of what we can do.

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“Thanks for taking the time and trouble to call. You really have set the standard by which we compare all other companies!! Thank you so much for organising a fantastic itinerary with such an interesting and varied range of stop-overs. We are already starting to think about next year’s trip to France so would welcome any suggestions.”

Hilary Alder

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