Rhone from the North to the South -
with the winemaker in June 2021
- 6 nights (5 full days)
During these 5 full days, we will follow the Rhône river from Lyon to Marseille, visiting iconic producers and enjoying the French cuisine.
The Rhône Valley shows a plethora of grape varieties, of soil, of climate, of wine style (white, sparkling, rosé, red and fortified wines) with also a huge diversity of food traditions.
First, we will explore for 2 days the Northern Rhône region with its continental climate, its vineyards of Syrah and Viognier flanked along the Rhône river.
Then we will spend 3 days in the Southern Rhône around Avignon visiting the different Crus (e.g. Chateauneuf-du Pape) and Côtes-du-Rhône village AOCs.
If you are a fan of GSM (Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre) blends this journey is definitely for you.
THIS JOURNEY INCLUDES:
Transportation throughout the week.
Accommodation in 4-star hotels or equivalent (winery resort) with breakfast every morning.
Winery visits & tastings, group activities, guided visits and tickets
All meals mentioned in great local restaurants or farms (wine included).
Grape Tours personally (Pierre - French winemaker) accompanies the group throughout and we will have local guides meet us where necessary.
Cost per person (based on double room occupancy): 3000 euro
(single occupancy 3500 euro/p.p.)
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Airfare & travel to and from starting/departure point, meals not specified in the itinerary.
Starting point: LYON, Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
Ending point: MARSEILLE, Marseille Marignane Airport.
LYON and MARSEILLE could be reached easily also from Paris by fast train TGV.
We are meeting in the center of Lyon in the afternoon (around 2.30 pm).
Please notice that this tour could also be organised for a group of 8-18 for a different week - but please enquire in good time & contacts us for a quote.