2. Wine Tours
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Wine-Tours are available in different wine regions of France
Choose your wine tour, looking at the regions on the map (click
to enlarge)


Loire–Valley-Western
Loire-Valley-Centre
Cognac & Bergerac
Bourgogne
Alsace
Beaujolais & Lyonnais
Côtes du Rhône & Camargue
Languedoc & Roussillon
Armagnac & Gascogne
Bordeaux I, Bordeaux II
Vins  du Sud-Ouest
Côtes de Provence
Vins de Corse
Champagne
Jura-Bugey
Savoie
source: www.onivins.fr      carte des vignobles de France
page Viniflhor  accueil vin
Léman Genève-Vaud-Neuchâtel in Switzerland
Valais & Chablais in Switzerland
Balaton Lake in Hungary

Joël will create for you a Wine-Tour to suit you.  He will organise visits and wine tastings in wine properties, in chateaux vineyards.  We will meet with the wine-owner, “Vignerons et Maitres de Chais”.  Please answer by e.mail, with a copy by post. 

 

You will discover another planet, the “Wine-Planet”, with beautiful landscape and wonderful people. From the time of your arrival until your departure, you will be immersed in the drama of the wine-growing area of Europe, with a history that goes back five hundred years or more.


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 regions.
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 & Wine”.
For tours in September, October and November, ask for details or see the web site.

We make your programme on demand.  Tell us the region.  Click  “contact”.

Possibilities for 2012 include:

Anjou-Touraine France          
£824per person  subject to variation (click link for details)
Valais-Chablais Switzerland   £985 per person subject to variation (click link for details)

on request
              Region   price per person meeting point
Wine-Tour start
       
Alsace Photos on request  Mulhouse / Strasbourg airport
Bourgogne Photos on request    Lyon / Geneve airport
Beaujolais-Lyonnais Photos on request
Lyon  Genève airport
Languedoc   on request
Montpellier/Perpignan
Carcasonne/Béziers
Côtes du Rhône Photos on request
 Nîmes airport
Provence Photos on request
Nice- marseille
airport
Bordeaux St.Emilion Photos on request
Bordeaux - Bergerac
La Rochelle airport
Bordeaux-Médoc Photos on request
Bordeaux - Bergerac
La Rochelle airport
Western Loire Valley Photos on request
Nantes - Poitiers
airport
Anjou-Touraine Loire: Photos  on request
Poitiers - Tours
airport
Loire Valley Centre- Sancerre Photos
on request
Tours airport
Gascogne-Armagnac-Jurançon Photos  on request
Pau - Biarritz - Bordeaux
Bergerac airport
Cognac-Bergerac Photos on request
Bergerac - Angoulême
La Rochelle airport
Roussillon   on request
Perpignan - Carcassonne
Balaton Lake Hongary    on request
Budapest airport
 
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.
 
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(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 cellar.
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.

Travel
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 etc….
Eurostar:
  • TGV from London via Lille-Europe  to Bordeaux.
  • London via Paris TGV-EST to Strasbourg.
  • TGV-Sud 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)
  • we meet you in Paris at Gare du Nord for transfer to Gare de l’Est (ask for price)
  • we meet you in Strasbourg TGV station for transfer to hotel (ask for price).
You need to buy your own ticket:
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.
                    
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