Discover the legendary Hermitage and Côte Rotie hills and taste exceptional fine wines at two local wineries.
In the morning you will be heading south to the prestigious Côte-Rôtie vineyards. Take a stroll amongst them and learn why this wine is so exceptional. You will immediately be seduced by the magnificent view over the Rhône valley and the steep hillsides of these vineyards.
Delight yourself with a tasting of 5 or 6 different wine varieties, among them Saint-Joseph, Condrieu and Côte-Rôtie AOC. During the tasting, you will appreciate the considerable aromatic richness of these great wines.
There will be free time for lunch. Your guide will be happy to show you good local restaurants.
In the afternoon you will be heading south to the legendary vines of Hermitage. Cultivated on the left banks of the Rhône in a very special terroir, the wines you will discover require high temperatures to produce their particular red fruit and wild flower aromas.
You will start with a breathtaking view overlooking the vines and the Rhône River at the Hermitage hill Belvedere. Your guide will tell you about the story of this mythical wine.
Afterwards, you will visit a local winery and taste 5 or 6 different Côtes du Rhône wine varieties, including the excellent AOC wines: Hermitage and Croze-Hermitage.
- Tasting of minimum 5 wines in each winery
- Bilingual chauffeur/guide service
- Visit and wine tastings at two wine estates
- Transportation in a high-class mini van
Your centrally located accommodation in Lyon
Fully refundable up to 24 hours before departure.