Wine Tour of Central France

Lyon – Bordeaux – Amboise

Welcome to France!  Upon arrival, a private driver will collect you from the airport and bring you to your accommodation.  Check In to your hotel and begin exploring the town!  This afternoon you will meet a private guide for a food tour to sample some local delicacies.

Overnight in Lyon

Welcome to France!  Upon arrival, a private driver will collect you from the airport and bring you to your accommodation.  Check In to your hotel and begin exploring the town!  This afternoon you will meet a private guide for a food tour to sample some local delicacies.

Overnight in Lyon

After breakfast today, you will make your way to Bordeaux.  Options include a short flight or a private driver-guide.  Flights are a little over an hour (not including time spent at the airports), and to drive would take approx. 5 hours without making any stops.  Your destination specialist can help you decide the best option for you.

Overnight in Bordeaux

Today is a full day to explore the Bordeaux vineyards and wineries.  Another private guide will collect you from your hotel after breakfast and take you on a sweeping tour of the area, including tours and tastings.  It would be possible to attend an exciting class to create a blend of your own!

Overnight in Bordeaux

Today is another full day to explore the area, but this time it can be at your leisure.  Bordeaux is a beautiful city filled with museums, a cathedral, public squares, and fountains.  Spend the day wandering the streets of this historic city, enjoy leisurely dining, and do some shopping.  If you’re looking for more, your destination specialist can help you choose the best option for your full day in Bordeaux!

Overnight in Bordeaux

After breakfast today, you will take a high speed train north to Amboise, located in the central part of Loire Valley.  Upon arrival, you can check in to your accommodation and enjoy the town at your leisure.

Overnight in Amboise

Today is another full day to explore this enchanting place. The Loire Valley is more than fabulous wine!  Today you will tour two grand Chateaux and learn about their storied histories.  Afterward, return to Amboise for one last night in France!

Overnight in Amoise

Today is another full day to explore this enchanting place. The Loire Valley is more than fabulous wine!  Today you will tour two grand Chateaux and learn about their storied histories.  Afterward, return to Amboise for one last night in France!

Overnight in Amoise

Today is another full day to explore this enchanting place. The Loire Valley is more than fabulous wine!  Today you will tour two grand Chateaux and learn about their storied histories.  Afterward, return to Amboise for one last night in France!

Overnight in Amoise

The time has come to say “Farewell!” to la belle France.  After breakfast, a private driver will collect you from your accommodation and bring you to the airport for your return flight home.

  • 8 nights accommodation; 4* or higher
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Breakfast daily, exclusive of arrival day
  • Optional travel protection
  • Options tours and activities including: driver-guides as described, food tour of Lyon, entrances and tastings to wineries in Bordeaux, wine blending class in Bordeaux, entrances and tastings to wineries in Loire Valley, entrances and tours of 2 French Chateaux