Know The World Tours is a Canadian tour operator with 30 years of experience leading tours around the world. This 10-Day tour of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley offers occasions to sample some renowned wines from vineyards close to our stops in the historic cities of Dijon, Lyon and Avignon. Tastings include wines of Chablis, Côtes d’Or, Beaujolais, and Côtes du Rhone. Magnificent landscapes and bustling cities contrast in this tour to taste and experience some of the essential heritage of France. Our tour is focused on discovering the lesser known sites of France as well as indulging at a number of wineries along the way.
After arrival in Paris, your day includes a panoramic city tour before checking into our hotel and some evening free time in the “city of light”. The tour starts with a visit and tasting in Chablis. From Dijon, the political and cultural capital of Burgundy, we visit Beaune and continue on to Lyon, the gastronomical capital of France. On the way to Avignon, we taste wines of the Côtes du Rhone and visit the Roman city of Orange. Avignon, site of the Papal Palace, is nicely situated for a visit and tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. This tour features wine, of course, but does not ignore tastings of some of the history, geography, and culture of these fascinating regions of France.
A full vineyard list as well as a detailed itinerary is available on our website.
This tour includes: international airfare, wine tastings, 4 & 4+* hotels, deluxe coaches, experienced tour guides and all admission fees for sightseeing and excursions.