Private Tour: Wine Day Tour in the Rhône Valley from Lyon
"The tour starts with a 9:15am pickup from your hotel in Lyon. Your guide will drive you to the south of Lyon (40-minutes drive) and then all along the vineyards.Your first stop will be the archaeological site and museum of Saint Romain En Gal where you will be introduced to the wine industry during the Roman era. This includes a special wine tasting of 'antique' style wine.Next head to a winery for some wine tasting. Your guide will explain the French « AOC » label system which is based on soil origin and grape variety. You will enjoy some of the greatest wines of the region made of Syrah (Saint-Joseph Côte-Rôtie) and Viognier (Condrieu) grapes.Afterwards have lunch in a restaurant where local dishes will be served (own expense). You will be able to try some flavorful wine and food pairings. Your last stop will be a second winery where you will see a cellar dating back to the 18th century and taste the wi""
Private Provence Tour: Luberon Villages and Lavender Day Trip from Avignon
"In the morning or afternoon you’ll be picked up from your Avignon hotel and taken by air-conditioned mini-coach to the Luberon region located about 1.5 hours away. Stretching 30 miles (48 km) along a ridge of rugged hills east of Avignon Luberon is home to some of France's most appealing hill towns and lush landscapes.From your private vehicle admire views of villages and castles perched on cliffs that cascade down to sprawling lavender fields. Stop in the 12th-century village of Oppède-le-Vieux whose old buildings cling to a rocky hill. Explore the shadowy narrow streets as your knowledgeable guide points out the remains of city ramparts and a medieval castle. Continue to the colorful village of Roussillon which lies within the borders of the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon and is noted for its large ochre ridge. You’ll be struck by the unique yellow
"Meet your tour guide at the Bellecour square tourist information office to see the Basilique statue of King Louis XIV and Antoine St Exupery. Take a ride on the big wheel (not included). Walk along the pedestrianized shopping street to the place de la République square. Continue to the statue of Jacobins and then to the Soane river. Amble along and take the funicular/metro (not included) to visit the Croix Rousse. Take in the Big Rock and Painted Walls and absorb the atmosphere of the hidden alleys of the hill of the silk workers. Return to Bellecour Place.""""This 2 hour small group walking tour with a local English-speaking guide is a great way to visit Lyon in a day and take in the Lyonnais culture. Lyon The Best is the motto of this city. Start at the Bellecour Place and take a ride on the big wheel if you along the banks of the rivers immerse yourself in the old town atmosphere. Hop on the funicular
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