The city of Lyon, Capital of gastronomy and Luxury shopping destination, world- famous for French life style, wine tours to the vineyards Côtes du Rhône, lavender destination with the Drôme Provençale and Ardèche.
Day 2 - Lyon
Morning devoted to Lyon, capital of gastronomy with the visit of the indoor market, Halles de Lyon, real temple of food.
Lunch in a typical Bouchon Lyonnais
Discovery of Lyon, Unesco Heritage site, (Fourvière hill, Gallo-roman sites, the landmark the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière, the old Lyon (Vieux Lyon), Renaissance quarter, its traboules, and the Presqu’île). Possibility to visit a silk workshop, l’Atelier de soierie, near Les Terreaux Square.
Dinner in a famous Chef’s gastronomic restaurant Paul Bocuse and enjoy nightlife in Lyon.
Overnight stay in Lyon
Day 3 - Tain l'Hermitage in Côtes du Rhône Vineyards
In the morning, departure to the Rhone Valley, through the gallo-roman city of Vienne Transfer by motorway (30 km/30 minutes). Possibility of excursion to the Côte Rôtie vineyards and wine tasting.
Continuation to Tain l’Hermitage (60 km / 40 minutes), and lunch in Tain L’Hermitage In the afternoon, visit a wine domain Cave de Tain or Jaboulet Vineum or Maison Chapoutier and the Valrhôna Chocolate City.
Transfer to Valence (60 km / 40 minutes)
Check-in Hotel Valence
Dinner at Anne Sophie Pic Bistrot André or at the Michelin star restaurant Maison PIC
Overnight stay in Valence.
Day 4 - Grignan / Nyons / Suze La Rousse
In the morning, departure to Grignan (70 km / 50 minutes).
Visit the charming village of Grignan and the castle, Château de Grignan, one of the most important Renaissance castle of South France, famous thanks to Madame de Sévigné.
Lunch in a bistrot or in a restaurant in the village.
In the afternoon, transfer to the capital of olives, Nyons (23 km / 20 minutes)
Discovery of the local know-how with the lavender manufacture Bleu de Provence and the olive oil manufacture, Huilerie Richard. Stroll around in the charming village of Nyons.
Transfer to the village of Suze la Rousse (28 km / 25 minutes) and visit and wine tasting at the Wine University of Suze la Rousse, housed in a beautiful Renaissance castle. Transfer to Grignan, check-in Hôtel le Clair de la Plume or other charming hotels in Grignan area.
Dinner in the gastronomic restaurant of the boutique hotel, Le Clair de la Plume
Overnight stay in Grignan in the Drôme Provençale
Day 5 - Grignan / Montelimar / Avignon
Enjoy strolling into the charming village of Grignan, transfer to Montélimar (25 km / 30 minutes) for shopping famous nougats de Montélimar.
Then, transfer to Avignon (80 km / 1 hour). End of the tour.