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Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

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Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

Which is the best area to plan a day trip from Paris to see some vineyards and have a wine tasting; Loir Valley, Burgundy or Bordeaux?

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Paris
Ile-de-France, France
Burgundy
Burgundy
Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Gironde, France
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1. Re: Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

Bordeaux is too far for a day trip. The Loir valley is not a renowned wine area, bit the Loire - with the E on the end - is. Can be confusing with two rivers with similar names. This is not so easy for a day as you would need a car.

The best option, in terms of transport is Burgundy. You can take the TGV (rapid train) to Dijon from where you could take an orgained tour of the wineries. It is do-able in a day but if you can possibly incorporate an overnight stay you will get a lot more out of this trip.

You can do a search in the white box above - just type in Dijon - and you should get lots of info: there's also loads to read on the Dijon forum.

Hope you have a good trip.

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Gironde, France
Burgundy
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Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
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Dijon
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Cote d'Or, France
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2. Re: Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

Closer is the Champage area around Epernay.

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3. Re: Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

Speed typing was never my strong point!

What I was trying to say was..... ##Bordeaux is too far for a day trip. The Loir valley is not a renowned wine area, bit the Loire - ##

this should read..............................BUT the Loire..........

and

##The best option, in terms of transport is Burgundy. You can take the TGV (rapid train) to Dijon from where you could take an orgained tour of the wineries##

#orgained# of course should read #organised.#

Must concentrate harder - sorry!

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4. Re: Best area for a day trip to a vineyard

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