Rides in the heart of the vineyards of the Rhône Valley


Succumb to the charms of our landscapes during a ride in the heart of the vineyards of the Rhône Valley. Discover the secrets of our terroirs, let yourself be surprised by breathtaking views, discover our appellations during a getaway on foot, on two wheels, on four wheels and even a little more...

The vineyards of the Rhône Valley on foot

Take the time to stroll, the vineyards offering you a changing panorama in all seasons: the sobriety of winter, the young shoots of spring, the exuberance of summer and the flamboyant colors of autumn. . You always enjoy of this decor which inspires curiosity and invites you to cross the door of many cellars in order to taste some precious nectars.


10 Hikes in the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône

Find a selection of walks in the heart of the vineyards of the Rhône Valley, 10 hikes from one bank to the other, crossing the terroirs of our 3 appellations. Hike on marked routes, between 2 and 22 kilometers, accessible according to your level of practice. From the plains of Crozes-Hermitage to the terraced vineyards of AOP* Hermitage and Saint Joseph, a single watchword: Go Ah ! Head


Discovery of a biodiversity zone with the Michelas St Jemms estate

As a family or simply curious, push the door of the Michelas St Jemms estate to discover a little corner of unspoilt nature: an area of ​​biodiversity. This course is laid out in the heart of their vineyard to explain the link between the vineyards and the environment. Proud of its terroir, the Michelas family is constantly developing working techniques towards more sustainable methods in order to safeguard the richness of the soil. A fun walk that can be done in the company of a person from the area or independently.. In order to welcome you in the best possible conditions, it is advisable to book.

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Vineyards on 2 wheels

3 ideas for exploring our appellations! Classic, original or completely new, choose from these activities combining discovery, entertainment and indulgence.

By Electrically Assisted Bicycle (VAE)

Explore our vineyards on an electrically assisted bicycle. La Maison Chapoutier offers the rental of VAE accompanied by a road book offering splendid circuits in the middle of their vineyard. Explore beautiful routes, reach magnificent viewpoints with little or no effort. At the end of the walk, go to the M. Chapoutier cellar where a sommelier will be happy to let you taste the house wines. Fabien Louis, from the Terrasses du Rhône to the Sommelier, accompanies you on the most beautiful wine trails. Equipped with his scooter, he takes you to discover our terroirs, at the end of the ride, you will taste carefully selected wines, for a moment of conviviality and greed.



Do you know the gyropods also called segway? It is a single-seater electric vehicle consisting of a platform on two wheels surmounted by a handlebar to help maneuver. Once initiated to driving the Segway, set off to attack the Hermitage Hill to revel in the magnificent panoramas. Terres de Syrah invites you to discover our terroirs in a fun and offbeat way, during this stroll through the heart of the Rhône Valley vineyards. This will be followed by a gourmet and convivial moment around the wines of the region.


All Terrain Electric Scooter – New

A totally fun and atypical idea for a walk in the vineyards: all-terrain electric scooters. Ideal for hiking the trails in the heart of the vineyards while having fun. A completely new sporting activity in Ardèche Hermitage. To recover from your emotions, you will enjoy tasting the wines of the Cave de Tain. Guaranteed sensations!

Take on the hillsides on 4 wheels... and even a little more!

Original excursions in the hillsides of the northern Rhône Valley: fill it up with sensations and discoveries in the heart of our exceptional terroirs! Enjoy these decors that will charm you in all seasons.

By buggy in our vineyards

A great invitation from the Terres de Syrah team, which has joined forces with Easy Buggy to offer you a ride through the vineyards of the Rhône Valley aboard a buggy. Explore the Crozes-Hermitage appellation and experience a real moment of escape. These top-of-the-range machines are very easy to drive, leaving all the pleasure of discovery. After this outing, a stop at the Cave de Tain is offered to you with a commented tasting in order to know everything about our grands crus. Treat yourself to a tasty getaway in Ardèche Hermitage!


In a vintage car

Treat yourself to a ride with a driver aboard a vintage car. Kubelwagen or  2CV, choose your coach! Our professionals will be happy to introduce you to our destination and its vineyards. They share their little corners of paradise and will take you on a tour of our terroirs: our appellations will no longer hold any secrets for you! Continue your discovery with a beautiful tasting at one of our winegrowers and/or wine merchants to end on a note full of indulgence.


Hermitage Vineyard Train

Far from the traditional city tour that can be a little monotonous, the Petit Train des Vignes takes you on a ride through the heart of the Rhône Valley vineyards. This 45-minute route, from the town center of Tain l'Hermitage to the famous Hermitage hill, offers a splendid view of the meander of the Rhône. Let yourself be charmed by our terraced vineyard landscapes: an excursion that will delight young and old alike.


Escape to Ardèche Hermitage! Succumb to the charms of our splendid wine-growing landscapes. Pretty walks in the heart of the vineyards of the Rhône Valley, full of delicacies and originality. Solo, duo, with family, with friends... choose from all our great proposals!