Price for every wine tour from £700 to £985 per person (4 days), inclusive
of transfers, day visits, accomodation, all meals and wines but excluding
travel from GB. Minimum 2 persons, maximum 7 persons. For a
single person there is a hotel supplement of 15% per night plus 30% on booking, or 70%
if booking within 2 weeks before of departure.
Please note: Autumn programmes may differ slightly
due to "vendanges" (grape harvest). Wine-Tours are available in
April, May and June and also at Grape-Harvest time, which is a
great time to go - September for the south of France, October other
There are also possibilities of wine-Tours in
Hungary, Austria and Italy.
River Cruises are available in France aboard the
boat Ocean-Manor. See “Liens”, “River &
For tours in September, October and November, ask
for details or see the web site.
We make your programme on demand. Tell us the
Possibilities for 2012 include:
£824per person subject to variation (click link for details)
Valais-Chablais Switzerland £985 per person subject to variation
(click link for details)
Travel from England to France or Switzerland is not included in these
prices. You need to buy your own tickets, depending on where you are
starting out from. See below for travel booking suggestions.
(As an example)
Thursday afternoon: arrival and pick-up at Nantes-Atlantique.
Installation in hôtel Logis de France. Welcome aperitifs, presentation
overview of Western Loire Valley wine region. Dinner with wines.
Friday: Breakfast. Visite d’un chateau vignoble “muscadet
sur lie”, wine tasting. Lunch in vineyard farm. Afternoon voyage along
Loire River. Visit Côteaux d’Ancenis, stay in hotel Logis de France Chemillé.
Dinner with wine.
Saturday: Breakfast. Visit vineyard “Côteaux du layon”
Bonnezeaux, Quart de Chaume, Savennières, Thouarcé region. Snack in
vineyard. Go to Logis de France Puy Notre Dame, dinner in troglodyte
Sunday: Breakfast. Visit mushroom cellar, Château
Montreuil-Bellay. Wine tasting au Chateau. Free time in Saumur. Visit
Gratien & Meyer “sparkling traditional method. Hotel Montsoreau Logis de
France. Dinner with wine.
Monday morning: departure. Go to Tours airport
with a visit to Cave de Bourgueil, or go to Poitiers with a visit to Abbaye
de Fontevraud and a stop at “Maison du Loudunnais”. Fly Ryanair to London.
Low cost airlines operate from
Stansted, Gatwick, Southampton, Bristol, Exeter, Birmingham,
Leeds/Bradfords, Nottingham and Liverpool to nearby Bordeaux,
Bergerac, Nimes, Genève (CH), Lyon, Bâle/Mulhouse,
Poitiers, Tours, Limoges, Marseille, Perpignan, Carcasonne, Dijon,
Pau etc…Booked well in advance, prices can be as low as
£40.00 per person.
British Airways to Bordeaux –
Toulouse – Strasbourg – Nantes
London via Lille-Europe to Bordeaux.
London via Paris TGV-EST
via Lille-Europe - Dijon - Lyon - to Marseille.
Possibilities: Alsace Wines & Food
with 4 or 7 days stay.
we meet you in London
at St Pancras International Eurostar railway station (ask for price)
you in Paris at Gare du Nord for transfer to Gare de l’Est (ask for
you in Strasbourg TGV station for transfer to hotel (ask for
You need to buy your own
Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord, TGV-EST, Paris
Gare de l’Est, to Strasbourg.
By car: Euro-tunnel or
ferries. We meet you in the region of the tour.
(l'abus d'alcool est
dangereux pour la santé !)