KA4 - HERMITAGE, CONDRIEU AND COTE ROTIE (9H) – Price on request (From $218.40) - minimum 2 persons
Departure from Lyon
Daily from 08.30 to 17.30
In the morning, stop in Vienne to enjoy a spectacular view on the 2000 year’s old roman theatre and the stunning panorama on the Rhone Valley.
Then, discover the steeply vineyards terraces of Hermitage vineyards from its emblematic St Christopher Chapel and learn about the old legend which made its name.
Be welcome in a famous winery for a wine tasting of Syrah & Marsanne wines. While you sample, try to capture the essence of the "King" of the Cotes du Rhone, the Hermitage red wine.
At lunch, savour the local “cuisine” in a nice restaurant in Tain L’Hermitage. Menus start from 20EUR, not included.
In the afternoon, visit Cote Rotie vineyard, probably one of the oldest in existence in France. In Ampuis, appreciate the precipitous vertigo inducing terraced slopes of Cote Brune and Cote Blonde with 30 to 60 degree angles.
Then, learn about the Rhone wine-making savoir-faire & some secrets at a small family winery.
Finally, taste the intense aromatic Condrieu Viognier wine and Syrah Côte Rotie appellation, also called the Queen of the Rhone Valley.
- English Speaking Guide.
- 3 wine tastings