France: Rhône Valley

Between Montélimar and Orange

The northern Côtes du Rhône Villages, Tricastin and Vivarais
By Liz Berry MW

This Guide was last updated on 26 January 2012
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One-Day Ideal Itinerary

Start in Montélimar with breakfast
Visit Domaine de Grangeneuve, Roussas
Visit fortified village of Grignan
Lunch at Côté Patio

Visit Domaine de Bramarel to purchase truffles, or to visit a truffle orchard and see truffle hunting dogs at work (by appointment only).
Drive south to Chamaret, visit the tower at weekends, and on weekdays in July/August, for a fantastic view of the countryside.
Head back to Montélimar.
Dinner at Hostellerie du Pin


Two-Day Ideal Itinerary

Day One

Visit Domaine de Grangeneuve, Roussas
Look round the fortified village of Grignan
Lunch at Côté Patio.

Drive south to Chamaret
Visit Domaine du Val des Rois, Valréas
Head back south to Mondragon
Dinner and night at Hotel Beaugravière

Day Two

Breakfast at Beaugravière, drive to Uchaux
Visit Château Saint Estève d'Uchaux
Lunch at Garlaban Restaurant, Suze la Rousse

Visit 1: Domaine de Rosier at Chantemerle les Grignan
Visit 2: Domaine Rozel at Valaurie
Return to Montélimar for supper


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