Discover exceptional wines south of Lyon with a private guide
33 miles south of the Lyon, starts a fabulous vineyard, known as "Côtes du Rhône", located in the northern Rhône valley.
One appelation from this vineyard, Côte-Rôtie red wine, mostly made of Syrah, is one of the more difficult vineyard to work in France : the vineyards are located on the steep slopes facing the river and their stone walls.
During the tour you will enjoy the stunning panoramas over the Rhône valley.
After a morning dedicated to discover wines (Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu and St Joseph) and sharing with a local winegrower, we will discover the medieval town of Malleval and finish our day in Vienne, one of the most amazing roman cities in France.
This is a full-day tour that can be customized to an half-day on request.
9 am : I pick you up at your hotel.
Drive (highway and road) from Lyon to Malleval (about 1 hour).
10 am - 11. 30 am : visit of a winery, and wine tasting. Visit of the outside vineyards.
Photo stop on the way back to Malleval.
Lunch : to book with you, not included. Can be done in the vineyard (picnic).
Panoramic tour by car
Stop in Vienne an city tour in Vienne (or gallo-roman museum possible).
Way back to Lyon
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel in Lyon.
End location: Your hotel in Lyon.
Duration: 6 hours
With a mini-van and a professional driver.
The service of a professional guide ; the entrance to wineries and tastings ; the transportation in mini-van with a professional driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euros - For your lunch
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle and help you book it on your own.