The Lot vineyards walking tours
This summer enjoy vineyard walks in the Lot valley and Fumel’s area, to discover the landscapes, the vineyards, the winemakers and their nectar: wine. To this end, the Lot valley offers a multitude of solutions for your walks with the “Randochais”, vineyard escapades and alternatives to discover the vines with a difference.
It is a hiking loop of 5 kilometers carried out in group and with a local guide.To discover between vineyards and hillsides the beautiful Lot valley until Fumel’s area. Then finally, a tasting at the estate where the winemaker will tell you about know-how and passion for wine. These Randochais are organized in July and August several times a week from various tourist information offices, the main lines of which are as follows:
Departure in the Lot valley : Monday from Prayssac, Tuesday from Mauroux, Thursday from Duravel and Friday from Puy L’Evêque at 9:30. Duration 3 hours. See detailed program of domains visited here programme détaillé des domaines visités ici. .
Departure in Fumel’s area ; Wednesday from Tournon d’Agenais at 9:30 am. Duration 3 hours. July 5th and 12th 2017 Tsar wines, July 26th Domaine de Lions, August 2nd Domaine de Lions, August 23rd and 30th Vins du Tsar (Tsar Wines).
Finally gourmet Randochais in Fumel’s area on Wednesday 19th July, 9th August and 16th August, 2017 Vins du Tsar + baker + local products.
The Vineyard Escapades
It is a combination of a nature escape, a heritage discovery and a meeting with a winemaker and his Cahors wine. An enthusiastic guide will lead you through vineyards and orchards along the banks of the Lot, then reach a PDO Cahors wine estate, visit of the cellars and tasting.
On-site meeting at 9:30 am. Duration 3 hours.
Tuesday 4th and Tuesday 25th July 2017 : Departure from Nautical base of Caïx to discover the village and the castle of Cayx.
Tuesday 11th July and Tuesday 8th August 2017 : Departure from Bélaye to discover the village and Château Fantou.
Tuesday 15th August : Departure from Caillac church to discover Caillac and Château Lo Domeni.
Tuesday 29th August : Departure from Notre Dame de l’Ile to discover Luzech and Château Eugénie.
The vineyard with a difference
If you are more the solitary type, you can go for strolls along many marked hiking trails, or by bike along the Cahors-Fumel cycle trail, or by boat on hourly, half-day or week rate, or finally by canoe…