Gourmet escapade and discovery of the land of Nyons!
The highlights of your stay:
• Discovery of Nyons market
• Visit of the traditionnal filter factory of Nyons, unique in France!
• Visit of the handmade vinegar factory of Nyons
• Guided tour of the craft distillery of Nyons
• Rustic picnic
• Local dinners at a restaurant
• Nights in bed & breakfast
From 09:30am : Welcome to the tourist office of Nyons
You will receive your travel guide, indispensable element for your stay.
10:00am : Free discovery of Nyons market
In the Drôme Provençale, the land is dry but it produces rare and good products. This renowned market takes place every thursday and all the squares of the city welcome local merchants.
12:00pm : Free lunch (not included).
2:30pm : Visit of the "Scourtinerie", in Nyons
Established in 1882, this factory makes "scourtin", a provençal word for filter of olive oil made with coconut fibre. Nowadays, we can visit the old workshop where they still produce "scourtin" for olive and wine industries, and also coloured carpets and tablemats.
From 4:00pm to 6:00pm : Welcome to your bed & breakfast "La Roseraie Drôme", in Condorcet (11,8km)
Located in the countryside and surrounded by mountains, your hosts will welcome you in charming setting at the heart of 2.5 hectares of land. Absolute tranquility...
7.30pm : Gourmet and local dinner at the restaurant "La Charrette Bleue", in Condorcet (5,4km)
This restaurant is an ancient coaching inn, selected by the Michelin Guide (Bib Gourmand). Everything is home made with fresh local products. The cuisine is semi-gastronomique, local and creative. Menu: aperitif, starter, main course, cheese or dessert (drinks not included).
10:30am : Guided tour of the handmade vinegar factory « La Para », in Nyons (13km)
You will discover all the secrets of vinegar. Its origin, production and use. Raphaël flavors the good "Côtes du Rhône" wines with local aromatic plants. These wines slowly turn into vinegar. Tasting after the visit.
12:00pm : Rustic picnic at the vineyard « l’Ancienne École », in Vinsobres (13,7km)
You will enjoy a rustic picnic with fresh and local products.
1:30pm : Guided tour of the vineyard « l’Ancienne École », in Vinsobres and wine tasting
This vineyard offers authentic and organic wines. We will tell you about the cultivation, vinification and maturation in oak casks. Wine tasting after the visit.
3:00pm : Guided tour of the Distillery "Bleu Provence", in Nyons (13,7km)
You will discover the process of distillation, the benefits of lavender and essential oils. An unforgettable olfactory experience !
7:30pm : Dinner at the restaurant « Le Bistrotteur », in Nyons (450m)
Located at the heart of the old town, this restaurant offers a homemade cuisine cooked with fresh products from producers and market gardeners. It also has a wine and beer cellar. On summer weather, you will enjoy the patio with a view on the mountains. Menu: aperitif, starter, main course and dessert (drinks not included).
10:00am : "Olive trees trail", in Nyons (14km)
(maps in your travel guide, easy trail, 2h, 3,5km).
Discover this mythic tree at the heart of an exceptional land of production. On this hiking trail you will find panels which deliver all the secrets of this legendary tree...
12:00pm : End of your stay.
GOOD TO KNOW:
Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health.
Booking / Reservation
- Pedestrian sports
- Regional products
- Restaurants and wines
- Wine growing
The price includes:
- Discovery of Nyons market
- Visit of the traditionnal filter factory of Nyons, unique in France !
- Visit of the handmade vinegar factory of Nyons
- Guided tour of the craft distillery of Nyons
- Rustic picnic
- Local dinners in restaurants
- 2 nights in bed & breakfast
- Tourist tax
The price not includes : transport and personnal expenses.
- Bank/credit card
- Chèques Vacances
- Credit transfer