Simply Northern Rhône

2 or 3 days Northern Rhône Tournon-sur-Rhône and Hermitage Tour

Hermitage Tour - Credits ©Julie Rey – Domaines Paul Jaboulet Aîné

Please note that Simply tours are online offers only and cannot be customised. Please use our online booking form in the pricing table below to secure your booking.

At a glance

Region:The Rhône
Type of Tour:
Duration:2/3 Days
Guide Price:From £175 to £222 per person
Number of Meals:1 breakfast + 1 lunch (2 Days)
2 breakfasts + 1 lunch (3 Days)
Number of Winery Visits:1 winery + 1 tasting boutique
Number of Wines Tasted:Approximately 10
Tour Transport:Visits are within easy walking distance of the hotel
Dates / Availability:Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year

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Trip Summary

If you are looking for a low-cost introduction to the deep-flavoured wines of the Northern Rhône, our Simply break is the package for you. Having settled in your twin or double room at the 3* Hotel les Amandiers on day one, enjoy an afternoon tour and tastings at a local winery in Tain l’Hermitage (located 20 minutes on foot from your hotel). Here, you will see first-hand the wine-making process from press to bottle!

Hermitage Tour - Credits ©Julie Rey – Domaines Paul Jaboulet Aîné

On the morning of day two, after a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel. Take a short walk across the river to the quaint town of Tain l’Hérmitage, where you will be welcomed at the boutique of Paul Jaboulet Aîné, one of the biggest names in the Northern Rhône. This estate has been making highly sought-after wines for almost two Centuries and you will firstly taste a Hérmitage white, a Hérmitage red and a Cornas. A traditional three course lunch with a further two Jaboulet wines will then be served.

For those who would like to stay for two nights, both visits will be arranged on day two, giving you a free afternoon on day one and a free morning on day three. We strongly recommend taking a leisurely walk up Hérmitage Hill to admire the breathtaking views across the Rhône valley from “La Chapelle.”

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Outline Itinerary

Day One

  • Upon arrival in Tournon-sur-Rhône, check into your twin or double room at the 3* Hotel les Amandiers.
  • After settling in, enjoy a tour and tastings at a local winery in Tain l’Hérmitage.

Final Day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.
  • Enjoy a tasting session of three Northern Rhône wines at Jaboulet in Tain l’Hérmitage.
  • A three course lunch with two further Jaboulet wines will then be served.

Day Two (Optional)

  • If you opt to spend two nights in Tournon sur Rhône, we will arrange both activities on day two, leaving the afternoon of day one and the morning of day three entirely free for you to explore your charming surroundings independently.


(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.


Package Prices

  • All prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
Hotel NameRoom GradeStar RatingDurationPrice Per Person
Hotel Les Amandiers - Tournon-sur-RhôneStandard3*2 Days£175Book Now
Hotel Les Amandiers - Tournon-sur-RhôneStandard3*3 Days£222Book Now
Hermitage Tour - Credits ©Julie Rey – Domaines Paul Jaboulet Aîné

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of the country! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! Just let us know your preferred hotel and room grade, and we will provide you with the relevant supplement for extra nights with breakfast.
  • Additional tours and activities! We would be delighted to provide inspiration for more wine tours and cultural activities. The possibilities are endless!
  • Experience the region’s gastronomy. The wine regions are brimming with unique gastronomic dining opportunities and what better way to enjoy a glass than with a mouth-watering meal? We offer a variety of menus to suit every budget. Contact us for prices.
  • Tailor-made tour extensions. The team at Grape Escapes have travelled extensively in Europe, not just in the wine regions and can therefore recommend and arrange tailor-made tour extensions to other regions and cities, for example Paris in France or Bilbao in Spain.
Hermitage Tour - Credits L. Pascale
Hermitage Tour

Further Information

Travel to the your Tournon-sur-Rhône and Hermitage Tour

The price of this package does not include travel to Tournon-sur-Rhône. Please see our Travel to the Rhône page for information about how best to travel to the region.

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your holiday, a deposit of £100 per person is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail to request a booking form.

Hermitage Tour

Thanks for all your hard work, we really enjoyed ourselves. We enjoyed the trip very much, we thought the atmosphere amongst the group was very good - Thank you!

Mary- Hertfordshire, UK


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