Vienne the roman city and the Côte Rôtie Appellation

A roman city that gave its name to the wine of this region in the roman times, it is a “must-see”! Vitis Vienna was one of the best wines of the Roman Empire and the city of Vienne had the second most important commercial harbour after Ostie.

  • Visit of a Roman city
  • Driver guide services
  • Wine tasting in a local estate
  • Transportation in a comfortable minivan
Included
  • visit of Vienne, a Gallo-roman city
  • driver guide service
  • wine tasting in a local estate
  • the transport

 

Not included
  • meal
  • shopping
Bring along

comfortable shoes

ParticipantsFor private group tour: no minimum, maximum of 8 participants For family with children, contact us
LanguagesEnglish, French
Important information
  • please be present 15 mins before the departure time
  • The guide will pick you up at your dwelling place

Venue

pick up at your dwelling place
Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France

Offered by

Rhône Trip
- Lyon
(89)

Further information

Just 20 minutes south from Lyon, Vienne is at present a small town,but with an important historical past.We will reveal the secrets of this Roman city, which also became animportant town in the Middle-ages as illustrated by the majesticcathedral. Vienne represents nowadays one of the most importantarchaeological heritages in France.

 

During a stroll in the lovely oldtown, you will see several Roman remains such as the Temple ofAugustus and Livia built in the 1st century BC.You will then go to the other side of the Rhône River to discover theNorthern Côtes du Rhône. In the Côte-Rôtie vineyard, you will learnand understand how this area can produce a wine with such anaromatic richness. You will immediately be seduced by themagnificent view over the Rhône Valley and the steep hillsides ofthese vineyards.

 

We will then go to a local winery where you will delight yourself withthe spicy and red fruit aromas but especially the elegance of theCôte-Rôtie. It is possible to do this tour as a full day tour with lunch in a local restaurant followed by an afternoon tasting in a wine estate.

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