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$137.01 Day Trips & Excursions

Lyon, Cotes du Rhone 8-Hour Small-Group Wine Tasting Tour

PROGRAM Morning : Vienne City and Côte Rotie VineyardsAt 9:00 am, your 8-seater minibus leaves Place Bellecour in Lyon to the Northern Cotes du Rhone region.Start this full day wine tour in Vienne city with a stunning panorama on the Rhone valley from Notre Dame de Pipet Mount. With your guide, be introduced to the different grapes varietals of the Northern Cotes du Rhone, the crus wine appellations and the philosophy of the region relying on "terroir".Take time also to admire the spectacular old roman theatre as you guide tell you about the fascinating history of the wines from Vienne which were famous in Roma, 22 centuries ago.Then, cross Ampuis town, the world capital of Syrah and visit "Cote Rotie" vineyards literally "roasted hillside". Drive on the precipitous vertigo inducing terraced slopes of "Cote Brune" and "Cote Blonde" and appreciate the 30 to 60 degree angles hills bathed in sun facing the beautiful Rhône River. Around 10:45 am, visit a first winery and learn some secrets about the Rhone wine-making savoir-faire. Walk through the barrels room and talk about the art of aging wine. Then go to the wine-tasting room and taste 3 white and red wines including Condrieu, white & red St Joseph and Cote Rotie appellations.Lunch in a Cotes du Rhone RestaurantDelight yourself with a delicious meal in a local restaurant which serves Cotes du Rhone cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you! Menus start from € 20 during the week (Special of the day) and € 25 on weekends. Lunch is not included.Afternoon : Wine-tasting at 2 wineries of Cotes du Rhone:In early afternoon, cross Condrieu, birth town of Viognier grape which produces the world famous white wine. The group will get to know its unique story, how this grape varietal almost died a few years ago. Then, push the door of a family winery and taste 5-6 different Cotes du Rhone wines among them, Condrieu, St Joseph or/and Cote Rotie appellations.Finally, stop at a third winery to delight yourself with another 5 beautiful Rhone wines: take time to enjoy the intense aromatic Viognier and the quasi absolute perfection of Syrah grape of the Northern Cotes du Rhone in their original terroir.For Syrah & Viognier wine lovers!

$101.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Rhone Valley Small-Group Syrah Wine-Tasting Tour from Lyon

Afternoon : Discover of the Northern Cotes du Rhone VineyardsAt 2:00 pm, your 8-seater minibus leaves Place Bellecour in Lyon to the Northern Cotes du Rhone region. En route, stop in Vienne to enjoy a spectacular view on the 2000 year’s old roman theatre and the stunning panorama on the Rhone Valley. With your guide, learn about the "terroir" & the different grapes characteristics of the Northern Cotes du Rhone region. Then, cross Ampuis town, the world capital of Syrah and visit "Cote Rotie" vineyards literally "roasted hillside". Drive on the precipitous vertigo inducing terraced slopes of "Cote Brune" and "Cote Blonde" and appreciate the 30 to 60 degree angles hills bathed in sun facing the beautiful Rhône River. Later drive through Condrieu, birth town of Viognier grape which produces the world famous white wine. The group will get to know its unique story, how this grape varietal almost died a few years ago.Wine Tasting Visit of 2 wineries: St Joseph, Cote Rotie and Condrieu Wine-tastingThen, push the door of a first family winery and enjoy a private winery tour: learn some secrets about the unique Rhone wine-making savoir-faire and the art of barrel aging. Then, taste 5 different Cotes du Rhone wines among them, some Condrieu, St Joseph or/and Cote Rotie appellations. Finally, stop at a second winery to delight yourself with another 5 beautiful Rhone wines: take time to enjoy the intense aromatic Viognier and the quasi absolute perfection of Syrah grape of the Northern Cotes du Rhone in their original terroir.At 6:30 pm, we will drop you off in Lyon Bellecour Square. For Syrah & Viognier wine lovers!

$101.61 Day Trips & Excursions

The Original Syrah Wine Tour - Morning - From Lyon in small group tours

Morning : Discover of the Northern Cotes du Rhone Vineyards At 9:00 am, your 8-seater minibus leaves Place Bellecour in Lyon to the Northern Cotes du Rhone region. On the road, stop in Vienne to enjoy a spectacular view on the 2000 year’s old roman theatre and the stunning panorama on the Rhone Valley. With your guide, learn about the "terroir" & the different grapes characteristics of the Northern Cotes du Rhone region. Then, cross Ampuis town, the world capital of Syrah and visit "Cote Rotie" vineyards literally "roasted hillside". Drive on the precipitous vertigo inducing terraced slopes of "Cote Brune" and "Cote Blonde" and appreciate the 30 to 60 degree angles hills bathed in sun facing the beautiful Rhône River. Later drive through Condrieu, birth town of Viognier grape which produces the world famous white wine. The group will get to know its unique story, how this grape varietal almost died a few years ago.Visit of 2 wineries: St Joseph, Cote Rotie and Condrieu Wine-tasting Then, push the door of a first family winery and enjoy a private winery tour: learn some secrets about the unique Rhone wine-making savoir-faire and the art of barrel aging. Then, taste 5 different Cotes du Rhone wines among them, some Condrieu, St Joseph or/and Cote Rotie appellations. Finally, stop at a second winery to delight yourself with another 5 beautiful Rhone wines: take time to enjoy the intense aromatic Viognier and the quasi absolute perfection of Syrah grape of the Northern Cotes du Rhone in their original terroir.At 1:30 pm, we will drop you off in Lyon Bellecour Square. For Syrah & Viognier wine lovers!

$65.08 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Vienne and Côte-rôtie

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pavillon du Tourisme de Vienne, Vienne, Isere, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesJust 20 minutes south of Lyon, come to discover Vienne, a small town with a big historical past.We will tell you the secrets of this roman city that became an important town in the Middle-ages as illustrated by the majestic cathedral.Vienne represents nowadays one the most important archeological heritage in France. You’ll see several roman remains such a temple built in the 1st century BC during a stroll in the lovely old town.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Domaine Gallet, Ampuis, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesYou will then go on the other side of the Rhône river to discover the Northern Côtes du Rhône. In the Côte-rôtie vineyard, you will learn and understand how this area can produce a wine with such an aromatic richness. You’ll immediately be seduced by the magnificent view over the Rhône valley and the abrupt hillsides of these vineyards.You will go to a local winery where you’ll delight yourself with the spicy and red fruit aromas but especially the elegance of the Côte rôtie.Duration: 2 hours

$68.50 Food, Wine & Nightlife

The roots of wine private tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Domaine du Monteillet, Chavanay, Loire, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpeswine 1Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Les Vins de Vienne, Chavanay, Loire, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpeswine 2Duration: 1 hourStop At: Theatre de Vienne, Vienne, Isere, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesvestigesDuration: 1 hour

$101.62 Day Trips & Excursions

Syrah and Viognier lovers

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Place Bellecour, Lyon, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesYour driver-guide will come to pick you up in a black luxury 8 seater minibus. You will heading south to the Rhône Valley vineyard. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Domaine Gallet, Ampuis, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesYou will begin your wine journey in the village of Ampuis, cradle of Côte-Rôtie AOC. Along a stroll in the vineyard, you’ll learn why this wine is exceptional. The vines on the abrupt hillsides have a perfect sun exposition and a very rich and diversified terroir.You’ll immediately be seduced by the magnificent view over the Rhône valley !Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Domaine Gallet, Ampuis, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesYou will then push the door of a nice local estate where you will see the wine cellar and taste different bottles of Côte-rôtie wine.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Teleski Nautique de Condrieu, Condrieu, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesYou will then be heading for the south, the Condrieu wine area. In an other winery you will realise that the terroir, the grape variety but also the hand of the winemaker make a wine unique.You’ll enjoy the intense aromatic Viognier in its original terroir.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pavillon du Tourisme de Vienne, Vienne, Isere, Auvergne-Rhone-AlpesOn our way back we will drive through the old roman city of Vienne.Duration: 1 hour