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France Wine Trail

Private tour
14 days
5 cities
4nights

Paris, France

The capital of France, Paris, is one of the most visited cities in the world. The well-recognized symbol of Paris is without a doubt the Eiffel Tower. Among other main attractions of this beautiful city are the Louvre museum, home to world-renown masterpieces and art, the gothic church Notre-Dame de Paris, and the Arc de Triomphe. Other main sights not to miss are, of course, the Champs-Elysees, Montmartre, and the charming Tuileries Garden....
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    Day 1: Arrival to Paris
    As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris!

    Upon arrival, your driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

    Day 2: City Tour
    Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your private guide and have a 4-hour walking tour. Paris is one of the most romantic and beautiful European capitals. 

    During this tour, you stroll around charming Luxembourg and Tuileries Gardens, see Notre Dame, the Triumphal Arc and of course, the symbol of Paris - Eiffel Tower. 

    Day 3: Tour to Champagne Region
    Early in the morning meet your driver-guide and join a small group tour which takes you to Champagne region that is bubbling over with heritage sites and fine Champagne.

    During the tour you get to visit two famous Champagne houses as well as one smaller local producer to have an excellent overview of the process of making world-class Champagne, its history and have tastings.

    Then continue to Reims to see its main sight from the outside, the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Reims. This Gothic cathedral was the site of 25 coronations of the kings of France, from Louis VIII in 1223 to Charles X in 1825.

    After the tour, you are taken back to Paris.

    Day 4: Day at Leisure 
    Following breakfast at your hotel, you have a full day at leisure. 

    You may continue an exploration of the city on your own or join our carefully planned tours like French Pastry cooking class, trip to magnificent Versailles or Loire Valley.

    Day 5: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel you check out, meet your driver and continue your journey.

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    Hotel Opera Richepanse
    4-star hotel
    14 Rue du Chevalier de Saint-George, Paris, France, 75001
    Hotel Opera Richepanse
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    The exquisite Art Deco boutique Hotel Opéra Richepanse is set in the heart of Paris close to the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries Gardens. Its spacious modern guestrooms come with climate control, lighting control system devices, hair dryers, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs. Toiletries and bottled water are complimentary.... show more
    5 days / 4 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Group Tour of Reims & Champagne Region
    • Half Day Walking Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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RailRail
Connection | Paris - Strasbourg
1st Class Seat
Gare de l'Est rail station (Paris)
Paris, France
2 hours
Strasbourg rail station
Strasbourg, France
2nights

Strasbourg, France

An amazing place in France, you won't regret discovering!...
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    Day 5: Arrival and City Tour
    Upon arrival, you have a transfer to the hotel.

    In the lobby you meet your private guide and start a 3-hour walking city tour of Strasbourg.

    Together you see all treasures of the old town and amazing cathedral with 1000 years of history. Walk around the whole Great Island and its unique wilhelminian district from the German times. Your guide unveils secrets and history of the Krutenau district, which gradually changed over the years and was mainly inhabited at the time by townspeople looking to tend their own vegetable or fruit patch, market gardeners and monastic communities.

    After the tour, you return to the hotel.

    Day 6: Alsace Wine Trip
    Following breakfast in the hotel, join a small group of wine lovers to have a full day trip along the Alsace Route, which winds its way from north to south, for more than 170 kilometers.

    Today you enjoy stops in 3 different wine producing regions so that you can compare the diversity of the terroirs. During the tour you learn more about wine & food pairing, and also have some stops in stunning locations to take photos.

    After the trip, you return to Strasbourg.

    Day 7: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Strasbourg.

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    Hotel D
    4-star hotel
    15 Rue du Fossé des Treize,, Strasbourg, France, 67000
    Hotel D
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    You will be staying in a hand-picked downtown hotel. We carefully inspect all of our hotel properties and recommend only the ones that are conveniently located to major city attractions, have great atmosphere, comfortable rooms, and guarantee exceptional service.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Group Wine Tour
    • Half Day Guided City Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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RailRail
Connection | Strasbourg - Beaune
1st Class Seat
One layover in Dijon.
Strasbourg rail station
Strasbourg, France
3 hours
Beaune rail station
Beaune, Burgundy, France
2nights

Beaune, Burgundy, France

Rightfully, Beaune is considered to be one of the gems of the French Burgundy region. The city boasts many historic treasures, including the top attraction, the Hôtel-Dieu also called Hospice of Beaune. This historic building was a former hospital and has a unique exterior and dates back to the 15th century. Beaune also has a striking old town with cobbled streets and well preserved medieval architecture such as the Place Monge, the Basilique Notre-Dame and the 18th-century Town Hall....
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    Day 7: Arrival and City Tour
    Upon arrival, you are taken to the hotel for check-in. 

    In the hotel lobby you meet your guide and start a walking tour in a wine capital of Burgundy, charming Beaune. 

    During the tour you get to see the main attractions of the city, including the famous Hotel-Dieu, housed in a prestigious place built in 1443 which is a former hospital.

    After the tour, you may continue an exploration of the city on your own or return to the hotel. 

    Day 8: Burgundy Region Tour
    Following breakfast in your hotel, join a small group tour with a driver-guide. 

    Enjoy a first stop to witness a breathtaking view over the Corton Grand Cru hillside in the Côte de Beaune. It is a unique site in Burgundy for red and white Grand Cru wines. Here you have a prestige tasting including exceptional Premier Cru or Grand Cru. 

    Continue to second tasting in a Pinot Noir amateur’s paradise. Visit the cellars of a boutique winery, housing oak barrels, and old vintages.

    Upon return to Beaune you have time to for lunch and free time in the historical town of Beaune, Burgundy’s wine Capital, and we recommend visiting Hospices de Beaune - the place for the most famous wine auction in the world. 

    Find yourself taken through Burgundy’s «Champs Elysées» with its legendary vineyard plots: Romanée Conti, Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Echezeaux, where you have a short stroll among the vines of the Côte de Nuits.

    After the tour you return to Beaune.

    Day 9: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Beaune.

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    Abbaye de Maizières
    4-star hotel
    19 Rue Maizières, Beaune, France, 21200
    Abbaye de Maizières
    Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
    Abbaye de Maizieres is a one-of-a-kind hotel in Beaune, set in a 12th-century former Cistercian Abbey. The guestrooms are a blend of the old and the new and feature modern amenities and antique furniture. Hotel guests are also welcome to dine in the unique onsite restaurant Le Castrum Cafe that specializes in Burgundy specialties and has a medieval setting. There is also an on-site indoor swimming pool.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Guided City Tour
    • Full Day Group Tour to Burgundy
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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RailRail
Connection | Beaune - Aix-en-Provence
not found
One layover in Lyon.
Beaune, Burgundy, France
3 hours
Aix-en-Provence, France
2nights

Aix-en-Provence, France

Motherland of Paul Cezanne, Aix en Provence is a charming artistic French city near the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. The painter's studio, home and other places connected to his life are popular must-see sights. Among other top attractions of Aix are the Town Hall with a historic clock and the Aix Cathedral, dating as early as the 12th century. For a local experience go to the Place Richelme morning market or take a stroll in the green Parc de la Torse park. ...
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    Day 9: Arrival 
    At the train station meet your driver and have a transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Day 10: Luberon Villages Tour 
    Following breakfast in the hotel, join a small group to explore the Luberon region, characterized by a series of strikingly picturesque perched, hill-top villages, dating back 1000 years or more.

    The Luberon is an area of lush vegetation and exceptional wildlife and a place where vineyards and cherry orchards dot the hillsides. 

    Together you visit a local market, where you may see products and souvenirs. In selected places, you may try local rose wines which are very famous in this area. Have free time in the charming village of  Lourmarin.

    After the tour, you are taken back to Aix-en-Provence.

    Day 11: Provence Wine Tour and Departure
    In the morning after breakfast, join a small group of wine enthusiasts and have a half-day trip to Provence countryside. 

    Drive by famous scenic landscape of Sainte-Victoire Mountain which was a source of inspiration for Cézanne. Arrive in Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire vineyards to sample tasty, full-bodied reds with excellent structure, and subtle and elegant rosés. 

    Upon your return to Aix-en-Provence you have a transfer to the airport to catch the flight.

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    Hotel Negrecoste Aix-en-Provence
    4-star hotel
    33 cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence, France, 13100
    Hotel Negrecoste Aix-en-Provence
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    Hotel Negrecoste is situated in the heart of France's Aix-en-Provence. The modern rooms have a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can relax on the sun terrace that opens wonderful views of the city and can have a meal in the hotel's charming onsite restaurant.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Group Wine Tour in Provence
    • Full Day Group Tour to Luberon Villages
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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AirAir
Connection | Aix-en-Provence - Bordeaux
Economy Class Flight (Checked Baggage Included)
Marseille airport (MRS)
Aix-en-Provence, France
1 hour
Bordeaux airport (BOD)
Bordeaux, France
3nights

Bordeaux, France

France's Bordeaux is renown worldwide for the outstanding wines produced in its region. Going on a wine-tasting to one of the many cellars and surrounding chateaus is an absolute must do while traveling to this city. Among other places to see here are the imposing royal square called Place de la Bourse and the arched bridge Pont de Pierre. For a touch of history don't miss out on the 11th-century Bordeaux Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Michael. ...
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    Day 11: Arrival
    Upon arrival at Bordeaux, you are met by your private driver and transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 12:  Tour to Medoc
    Today after breakfast prepare for a small group tour to one of the most famous red wine districts in the world - to Medoc. You visit a top winery in the Margaux appellation where you get to learn about the winemaking process and taste wines.

    Then continue to two renown wineries in Pauillac, where you have wine-tastings as well.

    On the way back you ride along the Route des Chateaux, the legendary castle road, and see beautiful wineries. You are taken to Bordeaux and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 13: Tour to Saint Emilion
    In the morning after breakfast, you start a small group tour to Saint-Emilion where more than 800 producers make wine. This wine region is located on the right bank of Bordeaux’ region and today you take a chance to walk in its lavish vineyards.

    You visit Chateaus, dive into the heritage of Bordeaux winemaking, grape varieties, and experience wine tastings.

    Today you also discover the charming UNESCO-listed village of Saint-Emilion on a short walking tour. After the tour you return to Bordeaux and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 14: Departure
    Today is the last day in Aquitaine region. Following breakfast, you have a check out from the hotel and your private driver take you to the rail station or airport depending on where you travel next.

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    Hotel De Sèze
    4-star hotel
    23 Allée de Tourny, Bordeaux, France, 33000
    Hotel De Sèze
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    Hotel de Seze has a great location right in Bordeaux city center a couple of minutes away from the Grand Theatre on foot. The air-conditioned rooms come with an LCD TV, safe, minibar and Nespresso machine. Guests are welcome to dine in the on-site Le Comptoir Restaurant, serving French traditional dishes, to have drinks at the lounge bar and visit the spa center.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Guided City Tour
    • Full Day Group Tour to Saint Emilion
    • Full Day Group Tour to Medoc
    • Train 1st Class Seat to Paris Airport (CDG)
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    • Arrival Private Transfer
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Paris, Strasbourg, Beaune, Aix-en-Provence and Bordeaux;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Paris - Strasbourg, Strasbourg - Beaune, Beaune - Aix-en-Provence, Bordeaux - Charles de Gaulle Airport;
  • Economy class flight tickets Aix-en-Provence - Bordeaux;
  • Walking city tours with professional licensed English-speaking guides;
  • Small group tours up to 8 people with professional English-speaking driver-guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Meals and tastings according to the program;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note: 

  1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you. 
  2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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