France: Savoie

Around Chambéry and Aix les Bains

Wines from the Combe de Savoie, Mont Granier & Jongieux
By Wink Lorch

This Guide was last updated on 18 July 2013
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Itineraries

Ideal One-Day Itinerary

Drive from Chambéry to Montmélian
Visit Musée Régionale de la Vigne et du Vin
Drive on the Route des Vins towards Arbin and Cruet
Visit Domaine de l’Idylle
Lunch at Le Tour de Pacoret (open summer only, otherwise La Fresque)

AFTERNOON
Drive back towards Chambéry
Short visit to Château de Miolans for the view
Continue to Chignin
Visit 1: Domaine Jean-Pierre et Jean-François Quenard
Visit 2: Denis & Didier Berthollier
Drive towards Le Bourget du Lac and if you have time have a meal and overnight at Atmosphères

 

Ideal Two Day Itinerary

Day One:
Night before at Château Les Allues or drive from Chambéry
Drive on the Route des Vins towards Cruet and Arbin
Visit 1: Domaine de l’Idylle
Visit 2: Louis Magnin
Lunch at the Saint-André

AFTERNOON
Walk around Lac St-André or Drive up to Col du Granier (20 mins. walk to view)
Visit 1: Domaine Giachino
Drive to Chignin
Visit 2: Domaine André et Michel Quenard
Evening meal and overnight at Château Des Allues.

Day Two:
Drive up to Château de Miolans
Visit Domaine Saint Germain
Visit the Cathedral in Chambéry and shopping
Lunch at La Maniguette

AFTERNOON
Drive to Jongieux
Visit 1: Domaine Dupasquier
Visit 2: Edmond Jacquin et Fils
If time, meal and overnight at Atmosphères

 

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