Northern Rhône Valley Day Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon

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  • 8 hours
  • Lyon
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Meet your guide at the tourism office, Place Bellecour central Lyon and get aboard his minivan for a wonderful 8 hours journey in the Côtes du Rhône world. The northern part of the Rhône valley is reputed for its exceptional wines, several of them being classed amongst the finest in France. On this intimate tour we will give both winemaker and you the wine taster the opportunity to meet up and share a few words about terroir. You will taste the best wines of the region and see beautiful vine landscapes !

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: La Place Bellecour, Place Bellecour Entre La Saône et Le Rhône, 69002 Lyon France

Your guide will pick you up Place Bellecour and you will be heading south to the prestigious Côte-Rôtie vineyards.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ampuis, Ampuis, Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Take a stroll along them to 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.
You will delight yourself with additional 5 or 6 different wine varieties. Among them, you will taste Saint-Joseph, Condrieu and Côte-Rôtie AOC.
During the tasting, you will appreciate the considerable aromatic richness of these great wines.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tain-l'Hermitage, Tain-l'Hermitage, Drome, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Lunch time ! Free. Your guide will be happy to recommend you good local restaurants.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tain-l'Hermitage, Tain-l'Hermitage, Drome, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

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 savour these particular red fruit and wild flower aromas. You will start with a breathtaking view on 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 push the door of a local winery and taste 5 or 6 different Côtes du Rhône wine varieties. Among them, you will find excellent AOC wine: Hermitage and Croze-Hermitage.
You will taste the best wine of the region and see beautiful vine landscapes!

Duration: 3 hours

  • Wine tasting (tasting dose 3cl/glasses)
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - La Place Bellecour

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de la Métropole de Lyon, 23 Pl. Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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