Sancerre Private Tour – From Paris

Discover the beautiful medieval village of Sancerre and meet local producers with a full-time wine expert

Duration

1 day

Group

Min. 2 / Max. 6 pers.

Departure

Pick-up at your hotel in Paris
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Tasting

Min. 2
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Language

French or English

Transport

Car or Minivan

+33 610 23 56 34

geraldine@winedomini.com

for more information

From 170€ / pers

Geraldine, our bilingual guide, is a wine expert.

She has been conducting wine tasting and wine trips for the past 15 years.

She is a knowledgable and friendly guide who will guide and assist you during the whole trip.

Géraldine is CEO of Wine Domini, WSET, CWS, DTO Institute of Oenology – Burgundy

ITINERARY – Sancerre Private Tour – 1 Day

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Around  2 hours from Paris, the beautiful small town of Sancerre located at an altitude of 312 meters is overlooking the Loire Valley and the surrounding hills. It was founded in the X century and was a former protestant stronghold. Sancerre is also famous worldwide for its elegant wines based on Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir

 

  • Departure: 7:30am (pick up at your hotel)
  • Arrive around 10:00am at Sancerre
  • Enjoy a beautiful walk in the narrow and steep streets of Sancerre which have retained their medieval character. Visit La Tour des Fiefs, the only remaining tower from the old castle. From the top, enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the surrounding countryside
  • Wine tasting at Domaine Vacheron, one of the most renowned Sancerre producer for its white wines, made of sauvignon Blanc, as well as for its red wines made of Pinot Noir
  • Lunch in Sancerre, bistrot style restaurant
  • Leave Sancerre and drive through the hilly countryside to go to another smaller village called  Thauvenay
  • Visit of the cellars + Wine tasting at  Eric Louis winery*. The family has been devoted its passion and values to Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir for 5 generations. Private visit of the cellar, explanations on how they elaborate their wines, tasting of 5 wines paired with various goat cheeses
  • If time permitted, here are only few kilometers from Sancerre to the beautiful village of Chavignol, the world famous village known for its goat cheese.  Stop at a goat cheese factory where you will learn all the secrets about the production of goat cheeses and taste the various types depending on the degree of affinage.
  • Return to Paris around 8 pm (depending on traffic)

wineries are subject to change if not available at the time of your visit.  If you have any request regarding a specific producer, please let us know at the time of reservation.

 

Prices & Departure dates

From March to October

* Price depends on the number of participants in your group  (private trip, you won’t be mixed with other people)

  • 2 people: 270 € / pers
  • 3 people: 240 €/ pers
  • 4 to 5 people: 195€ / pers
  • 6 to 7 people: 170€ / pers

Includes:

  • Transportation by car or minibus
  • Free pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Visits and tasting at the 2 wineries
  • Bilingual professional and wine expert guide

Excludes:

  • Lunch is not included (about 20€ extra)
  • Personal expenses

Paiement:

30% deposit at the time of reservation

Cancellation Policy:

There will be a 30% fee incurred if a confirmed tour is cancelled more than 7 days before the actual tour date and a 50% fee if cancelled between 3 to 7 days. For cancellations made within 3 days, no refund will be provided.

 

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