Touraine-chenonceaux



 DateSunday 01/09/2019
Departure pointDomaine Gibault, 15 rue des vignes
41140 Noyers-sur-cher
41 - Loir et Cher
coordinates lat. 47.266142 - long. 1.441433
DistanceParcours classique : 7 km
DurationParcours classique : 3h30

AVAILABLE
Hike(s) - Départures
(subject to availability)

CLASSICAL ITINERARY
Departures every 15 minutes.
entre 8h30 & 9h
entre 9h & 9h30
entre 9h30 & 10h
entre 10h & 10h30

NEW IN 2019

HOLI WALK
Register on the following time slots :
entre 10h30 & 11h

Language(s) Spoken :

The Touraine Chenonceaux appellation is the fruit of the selection of the best terroirs of Touraine giving rare wines that are associated with elegance and nobility.

Leave the beaten track and discover the Touraine Chenonceaux appellation and its natural heritage. In the heart of the vineyards, the winegrowers share with you their knowledge of the terroir and the appellation, the grape varieties and the wines.

Itinerary : 

1.       You start the walk in the vineyards of the Gibault estate. You walk along the Gros Bois forest before arriving at your first tasting break. With a view of the Lodge village, you can enjoy the explanations of the winemakers on the soil around a glass of oak barrels, in agreement with the dishes on offer.

2.       The walk continues in the vineyards and you arrive at your second break. You taste wines of the appellation with artisanal bites while discovering the means used to protect the vines from weather hazards.

3.       After a visit to the La Haye Jallet village, you continue to walk in the vineyards on a large wine plateau. At the third break, you attend a demonstration of vine size while enjoying a touraine wine, with a culinary specialty.

4.       You leave the vineyards to go down to the canal de Berry where a heritage stop awaits you. This is the moment to discover the history of this 260 km canal that crosses the departments of Allier, Cher t Loir-et-Cher.

At the end of your walk, all the winemakers welcome you to the VVR village. A music group livens up the village and you can enjoy local artisan products and a meal from a local caterer. The wines tasted during the hike will be available for sale and children will enjoy the wooden games.

Picnics are allowed.

Holi ride: for the last departure, get yourself a white t-shirt and go with bags of colored powder that you throw at your leisure during the course. Departure at 10:45 am.Subscribe on 10:30-11:00 am time slot.

For restauration, have a look at :
Le Mange Grenouille : 02 54 71 74 91
L'Herberie des 3 chemins : 09 81 30 66 33
Restaurant le 8 : 02 54 75 32 68
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Les Rives du Cher :
La Petite Ravaudière : 02 54 71 07 88
La Maison Saint-Aignan : 09 83 37 83 20
Maison du Châtelain : 02 42 23 00 09