1. Travel
Send to a Friend via Email

Top 6 French Wine Tours

Winery Tour Day Trips in France

By

One of the best reasons to visit France is the wine. The world's largest wine producer, France's range of wine types, flavors and tastes is as diverse as the various wine regions in France. Here is a list of the best French wine tours to taste, tour and experience French wine and sightseeing.

1. Day in the Champagne Region Wine Tour

Day in the Champagne Region Wine Tour
Viator.com
This 12-hour daytrip wine tour from Paris explores the Champagne region, and includes a stop at a vineyard, a full lunch of native Champagne tastes, and a visit to the Moet Champagne House. It also includes a stop in Reims to see one of Europe's most stunning cathedrals.

2. Provence Wine Tasting Small Group Day Tour

Provence Wine Tasting Small Group Day Tour
Viator
Taste the wine of Provence on this full-day trip from Avignon. You'll visit picturesque medieval villages and combine with a scenic drive though the vineyards around Chateauneuf du Pape.

3. Private Left Bank Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

Private Left Bank Walking Tour and Wine Tasting
Viator.com
This is a unique tour that combines walking in the pedestrian-friendly Left Bank of Paris with the experience of two wine tastings. One of the tastings is during a stop at a Parisian wine bar. The 3.5-hour tour also visits the Pantheon, resting place of the bodies of Voltaire, Rousseau, Mirabeau, Marat, Victor Hugo, Emile Zola.

4. Wine Tour of the Grands Crus Classes De Graves

Wine Tour of the Grands Crus Classes De Graves
Viator.com
For a wine aficionado, this is one of the ultimate wine experiences in France. Visit one of the oldest wine territories in France and the historic birthplace of the Bordeaux vineyard, the Pessac-Leognan terroir. Enjoy a tour and tasting at one wine chateau, and then a tour, tasting and lunch at another wine chateau. Your tour ends with a tour of Chateau de La Brede.

5. Art and Wine Tour for Medoc Lovers

Art and Wine Tour for Medoc Lovers
Viator.com
One of the premier French wine regions, this tour 8.5-hour tour leaves Bordeaux and explores both the wine and art of this amazing area of France. The tour includes three tours and tastings at Medoc wine chateaux. It also features stops at the garden of contemporary sculpture in Arsac, paintings by Arnulf Rainer in Lynch-Bages and the collection of glasses in Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.

6. Cote de Nuits Region with Two Cellar Visits Wine Tour

Cote de Nuits Region with Two Cellar Visits Wine Tour
Viator.com
In the heart of the renowned Burgundy region, this 3.5-hour tour departing from Dijon travels through the picturesque Cote de Nuits wine region. The tour includes stops at two wine callers for tastings and tours.
  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. France Travel
  4. Events & Festivals
  5. Travel by Interest
  6. French Cuisine & Wine
  7. Wines Of France
  8. Top French Wine Tours - Winery Tour Day Trips in France

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.