Chocolate and Wine in Hermitage
Immerse yourself in the mysterious world of chocolate and wine and taste the black gold and subtle nectars. During this delicious day in Pays de l'Hermitage, visit the Cité du Chocolat Valrhona then meet a passionate winemaker:
Program for the Wine and Chocolate day tour in Hermitage:
In the morning, after a 1-hour transfer by coach from Lyon, open the door to the Cité du chocolat in Tain l'Hermitage.
Start the day with a 45-minute workshop to learn how to taste chocolate! Steps, techniques, vocabulary and sensory profiles are discussed during the tasting of 6 chocolate grand crus.
Then visit the museum and learn about cocoa cultivation, producing countries and the stages to produce finish chocolate. Finally, stroll through the shop to possibly buy some delicious souvenirs.
At midday, have lunch in a nice restaurant and savor the local cuisine. Menus from €25/person.
In the afternoon, admire the Rhône river from the Seguin footbridge before taking a short walk in the town of Tain l'Hermitage.
Then after a short coach transfer, visit a wine estate and meet a passionate winemaker.
Learn about vines, Syrah, Marsanne and Roussanne grape varieties, winemaking and barrel aging. End the day with a nice wine tasting before returning to Lyon.
- Pick-up and drop-off for your group at your hotel in Lyon, France.
- Transport by comfortable coach.
- Guiding in English, other languages possible.
- Visits to the Chocolate Museum and a wine estate included.
- Midday lunch not included.
Our experienced team based in Lyon helps you to organize and plan your group trip to our beautiful City. We provide a full range of services for any group size like guided tours, orginal activities, hotel bookings ranging from 1 to 5 stars, coach transfers, airport welcome, meal reservations and special evening outings: