Private Tours

Hermitage, Condrieu & Cote Rotie

A partir de 120.00€ /pers.
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375.00€ /pers.
Vous devez prendre au minimum 2 places avant de valider ce circuit
  • 08h30 - 17h30
    08h30 - 17h30
  • 17/18 wines tasted
    17/18 wines tasted
  • Guiding English / French
    Guiding English / French
  • Guiding French / Spanish
    Guiding French / Spanish
  • Air-conditioned minibus
    Air-conditioned minibus
  • Lunch NOT included
    Lunch NOT included
  • Flat shoes and jacket
    Flat shoes and jacket

Explore the entire northern Rhône Valley from Hermitage to Condrieu & Cote Rotie vineyards and taste the quasi absolute perfection of Syrah and Viognier grapes in their original "terroir". Along this full day private wine tour from Lyon, let us introduce you to the King and the Queen of the Cotes du Rhone wines while you wine-taste at 3 wineries:

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  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie
  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie
  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie
  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie
  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie
  • Hermitage, Condrieu et Côte Rotie

Programme

Program Hermitage, Condrieu &  Cote Rotie, Morning

Morning

View from Hermitage Chapel Wine-tasting at a famous winery

At 9:00 am, your English speaking driver-guide picks you up at your hotel in Lyon or close suburbs and transfer you to Hermitage Wine Country.

Start the day with a magnificent view over the Hermitage wine country from its emblematic St Christopher Chapel and learn about the old legend which made its name.

With your guide, talk about the different terroirs of Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, St Joseph, Cornas & St Peray appellations, some of the best Cotes du Rhone "Crus" wines.

Around 11:00 am, be welcome a famous winery for a discovery of several Syrah & Marsanne Rhone wines. Culminate this first wine-tasting with the red Hermitage: take time to capture the essence of this prestigious "crus" also called the "king" of the Cotes du Rhone.

Program Hermitage, Condrieu &  Cote Rotie, Lunch

Lunch

Lunch in a local restaurant of Tain l'Hermitage

Delight yourself with a delicious meal in a local restaurant which serves regional cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you! Lunch is not included.

Program Hermitage, Condrieu &  Cote Rotie, Afternoon

Afternoon

Visit of Cote Rotie, Condrieu & St Joseph vineyards:

In early afternoon, border the Rhone River and learn about St Joseph appellation, known to be red but which also give birth to elegant whites.

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 Crus.

Later drive through Condrieu, birth town of Viognier grape which produces the world famous white wine. Then, cross Ampuis town, the world capital of Syrah and discover "Cote Rotie" vineyards known for its vertigo inducing terraced slopes up to 60 percents angles.

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 in Cote Rotie, appellation called the "Queen of the Cotes du Rhone" wines.

For Syrah & Viognier lovers...

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Point de Rencontre / Lieu de Départ du Circuit

Si vous résidez dans un hotel de Lyon ou sa proche banlieue, veuillez attendre votre guide privé dans le hall près de la Réception, 10 minutes avant l'heure de départ du circuit.
Si vous résidez dans un appartement ou une maison, veuillez attendre votre guide privé à l'extérieur, dans la rue, à l'adresse de prise en charge donnée lors de votre réservation et ce 10 minutes avant l'heure de départ du circuit. Merci !

Our Lyon Private Tours operated to Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone, Burgundy, Macon wine regions and Perouges, Annecy cities allow you to make the most of your travels immersing yourself into the destination with absolute flexibility. With a knowledgeable English speaking guide native from Lyon region, visit the best sights at your pace, taste & interact with local wine-makers and artisan producers. You have specific requests or would like to do multiple private wine tours from Lyon, France? Please email us, we will be pleased to tailor your touring itinerary for you!