Week Package / French Wine Holidays


If you come to France for at least 7 days and would like to make the most of your holidays with expert guiding featuring great sights and wine tasting sessions, this week package holiday is for you:



The Magic of Burgundy, French Alps and Rhone Valley:

6 days / 5 nights - Price on Request - Only Private Groups

Minimum 6 people group to do this tour

Day 1: Burgundy Great Vineyards

In the morning, meet your guide for the week in Lyon, Dijon or at “Le Creusot” TGV Train Station. After a coffee break introduction, you will start your week holiday with a fascinating journey through the land of Chardonnay & Pinot Noir. First, discover the Cote de Nuits and The Cote de Beaune vineyards and visit the elegant city of Beaune with its famous Hôtel Dieu, a masterpiece of Flemish-influenced architecture. Stop at two wineries and wine taste several prestigious “crus”. Spend the night in Beaujolais at a nice Beds & Breakfasts family winery and enjoy a delicious homemade dinner.

Day 2: Beaujolais & Macon Crus
The second day, your guide will pick you up at the winery accommodations for a North to South journey through the Beaujolais & Macon region. In the morning, discover the heart of Macon region and stop at a small winery for a visit & wine-tasting of several Chardonays including Pouilly Fuissé appellation. Enjoy a delicious winery lunch near Fleurie. In the afternoon, cross several “crus” towns and taste Brouilly wines at a beautiful Chateau in the magnificent historic wine cellar.  Spend the night in Lyon in a nice 3 to 5 stars hotel and enjoy a delicious Bouchon restaurant dinner.

Day 3: Lyon Capital of Gauls
In the morning, enjoy a city tour with your guide and discover the best sights and attractions of this splendid city with a fascinating history. Visit the Old Town listed as Unesco world Heritage site and discover the covered passageways called “traboules which link private courtyards to neighbouring streets. Then, go to the top of Fourviere hill and enjoy a spectacular panoramic city view from the esplanade. In the afternoon, chose between having some free time to do some shopping and visiting the “Maison des Canuts” museum to learn about the glorious past Lyon’s silk industry. In the evening, indulge yourself and savour the Grand Chef Cuisine at a gastronomic restaurant.

Day 4: Discover Annecy & Perouges
At 8:00 am, Kanpai will collect you at your hotel in Lyon to visit Perouges, a model of medieval architecture with narrow winding cobbled streets and ancient houses from the XV and XVI centuries Learn about French history as you discover this unique setting used several times for background movies including the 3 Musketers. In the afternoon, stroll through the beautiful Old Town of Annecy and enjoy a one hour cruise on the magnificent blue lake. Admire the surrounding snow-topped Alpine peaks and the glittering blue water. Return to your hotel in Lyon around 6:00 pm and delight yourself in the evening with a nice dinner at famous Lyon’s Brasserie restaurant.

Day 5: Cotes Rotie, Condrieu & Hermitage
At 9:30 am, Kanpai will pick you up at your hotel in Lyon to have you explore the northern Rhone Valley, the homeland of Syrah & Viognier grapes. In the morning, walk on the vertigo inducing terraced slopes of Cote Rotie and Condrieu, visit a small family winery with the wine-maker himself and wine taste prestigious Northern Rhone Appellations. In the afternoon, discover the Hermitage Vineyards and wine taste at La Maison Chapoutier with a sommelier several Hermitage wines. Spend the night in Côtes du Rhone in a nice Bed & Breakfast Inn and enjoy a delicious homemade dinner.

Day 6: Chateauneuf du Pape Wines
At 8:30, Kanpai will pick you up at your B&B accommodations for a journey among the famous Crus of the Southern Rhone Valley. In the morning, stop at the medieval castle of Suze la Rousse which today houses the recognized University of Wine. Then, go to Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Beaumes-de-Venise vineyards and push the door of a family winery for a wine-tasting session. In the afternoon, visit the Antic Theatre of Orange considered as one of the finest remains from the Roman Empire before travelling to Chateauneuf du Pape vineyards. Experience a warm welcome from the wine-maker and taste several Chateauneuf du Pape crus wines.

Finally, the Kanpai’s driver guide will drop you off at the place of your choice: the cities of Lyon or Avignon or Marseille Airport (extra cost of €100 for Marseille).

End of the memorable week holiday!

 


What’s included?

• English speaking knowledgeable guide graduated from Wine University of Suze-la-Rousse.
• 2-3 wine-tasting in each of the 4 visited vineyards.
• Ticket cruises on Annecy Lake.
• Entrance tickets to the Orange Antic Roman Theatre.
• Hotel booking service. Rooms will be paid directly to the hotels / B&B booked by Kanpai Tours
• Transportation in deluxe 8 seats minibus (tolls, gas, insurance, etc.) or Deluxe coach up to 60 seats.

 

What is not included?

• Every midday lunch. Menus start from € 18 / person at selected regional restaurants.
• The three evening dinners in Lyon.
• Any souvenir or wine purchases in cellars.
• Plane and train tickets between your country and the meeting point of the tour departure.
• Plane and train tickets between your country and the end drop off place of your wine week holiday.

 

You would like to personalise even more your week holiday? Maybe, you are looking for a Gourmet Escapade or others activities as golfing, cooking classes, walks, etc. Please, just tell us and we will adapt our one week package holiday to your requirements.

 

 

 

 

DAY TOURS
SUGGESTIONS

Chateauneuf du Pape

Annecy & Perouges

dy Great Vineyards

Lyon City Sights

The Original Syrah

Beaujolais Crus

Beaujolais Golden Stones


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