Fourchette & Tire-bouchon
Gourmet escapade and discovery of the land!
The highlights of your stay:
• Discovery of Nyons market
• Visit of a traditionnal filter factory (unique in France !)
• Visit of a handmade vinegar factory
• Guided tour of a craft distillery
• Rustic picnic
• Local dinners at a restaurant
• 2 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)
Selected by the Michelin Guide (Bib Gourmand 2015), La Charrette Bleue is an ancient coaching inn, located near from your guesthouse. 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 Delaye Reynaud 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 « L’Auberge du Petit Bistrot », in Vinsobres (9,2km)
Situated in a perched village of Drôme Provençale, whose red wines are classified since 2006, you will have dinner in a family restaurant at the heart of the village, and taste fresh and local products. Menu: starter, main course and dessert (2 glasses of wine 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.
Direct, Office de Tourisme des Baronnies en Drôme Provençale
- On-line booking
- 04 75 26 10 35
From 01/04 to 30/09.
Adult: 180 €.
Every single service provider of this stay has been "Vignobles and Découvertes" approved, which guarantees you reception and services of high qualities.
- Bank/credit card
- Chèques Vacances
- Credit transfer
- Chambre d'hôtes (bed and breakfast)