This wine tour of western Languedoc introduces you to some outstanding vineyards in one of the biggest wine-producing areas of France.
The vineyards of Languedoc extend from the border of Spain in the west right the way along the south west coast of France to Montpellier in the east.
No other region boasts such variety. Over thirty different grape stocks are grown here producing reds, whites, rosés, sparkling and sweet wines. If you’re a wine-lover you are spoilt for choice in Languedoc Roussillon!
This 6 day wine tour concentrates on the rich and varied vineyards in the western Languedoc. An extended 2 centre tour is also available that explores the whole of the Languedoc Roussillon vineyard area from west to east.
Your base for this wine tour is the medieval city of Carcassonne. It’s one of the most beautiful fortified towns in Europe and a fabulous base from which to radiate out to explore the surrounding vineyards.
Our itinerary includes a number of professionally guided visits to selected red wine producing estates. Explore the wild and beautiful Minervois area, discover the outstanding sparkling wines of Limoux and visit some of the oldest vineyards on the coast of the south of France.
Along the way you’ll meet the smaller producers who will share with you their knowledge of and passion for their area and the wines that they create.
This single centre, fully flexible itinerary is based near Carcassonne and will form the basis from which your own personal French itinerary will be created.
We suggest you fly into Toulouse, Carcassonne or Perpignan from where you can hire a car.
On this wine and vineyard discovery tour of the western Languedoc, your professional local guides will introduce you to some of the wine-producing highlights of the area.
From Limoux to Minervois to Rivesaltes, the wine-enthusiast will be bowled over by the sheer variety in the area. Enjoy!
The price for this your wine trip experience will depend on your accommodation choice, the number of people, the time of year and which elements of the itinerary you wish to include.
This itinerary can be combined with any of the others on our site to create your complete personal trip to France. If you’d like to build some history and culture into your holiday then consider combining it with our historic Languedoc itinerary. Or if you’re a food lover then the Foodies Tour of western Languedoc itinerary is sure to tickle your tastebuds.