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A Royal tour in Chinon

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In a carriage or on a “gabarre”, an ancient wine boat, discover one of the most prestigious wine regions of the Val de Loire.



Discover the treasures of the Chinon’s vineyard with this off the beaten track tour, adaptable according to your desires.
Departure from Nantes at the beginning of the morning.
For a wake up smoothly, we shall have a coffee break, before enjoying the stunning scenery of this territory.
Then, meet a winemaker and discover his family-run estate. Visit the vat room and the cellars, before understanding why the AOC Chinon wines were celebrated by the famous author François Rabelais, with a tasting of the estate’s wines.
For lunch, we offer you a royal meal in the gourmet restaurant Le Chapeau Rouge, or enjoy a cruise on the Vienne River on a “gabarre”, a typical wine boat, with a well-deserved pic-nic.
 The Afternoon, visit the breathtaking Royal Fortress of Chinon, or discover the protected countryside with a stroll in horse-drawn carriage, for a convivial and authentic moment.
Then, visit of a famous winery. The winemaker welcomes you, and tells you all about the wine making process. To finish, you will taste the famous AOC Chinon red wines, acclaimed all around the world.
More information:

Duration: 8 am to 6:30pm from Nantes

Duration: 9 am to 5:30pm from Angers

Group: From 2 to 7 people          

Language: French / English
Meeting point: Nantes or your Hotel
Adult :               
From Nantes : 190 € / pers.
From Angers : 169 € / pers.
Minimum 2 people      
Kid :
kids under 16 : free
(in the limit of 2 seats)    

The price includes :

-    Tour in an air-conditioned minivan with small group of 8 people
-    A local guide passionate about his territory, fluent French/ English
-    Visits indicated in the program that you choose
-    Minimum 6 wines tasted

Not Included :

-    Personal expenses
This is an example of a full day tour in the Chinon Vineyard.
We organize also tour on request.
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Alcohol abused is dangerous for your health, please consume in moderation.