IN THE HEART OF SCHISTS
The Country of Faugères
Near the Mediterranean Sea, seven small villages and hamlets reaching 400 meters high or niched in the sweet valleys
of the front mounts of the Espinouze and the Carroux form the Appellation Faugères. Come to discover this remarquable
heritage and this terroir of schist where coexist yellows, tans, oranges and deep blues.
EVERY MONDAY FROM MID-APRIL TO MID-OCTOBER : PRICE 176 € / PERSON
Duration 9 hours
Activities 4 Wine tasting – Museum – Lunch
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Between the Garrigue and wood areas, you will discover the incredible landscape of the Faugères Appellation.
From 350 meters high hills to deep valleys, this exceptional terroir of schists is an jewel of choice which hosts big, solar, powerful and elegant wines.
Your first stop will make you discover a winery called the Small Carcassonne, because of its neo-medieval architecture which originality allowed it to be classified as French historic monument. Then you will stop at the village of Faugères which gave its name to the Appellation. You will discover its rich history, its embattled walls, its wines and its famous grappa which made the reputation of Faugères during the 19th Century.
Then you will be welcomed at a vaulted cellar to discover and taste the best vintages of the Appellation.
You will then have lunch at an atypical place in the center of the village, something between a pub and a deli.
The wine tasting of the afternoon will bring you to a picturesque village in the hills of the Appellation.
Before to be wonderfully surprised, between vines and olive trees, by the Small Versailles of the Languedoc.
- Car rental
- All wine tastings
- Visit of the Castle of Cassan
- Touristic guide all day
- Transportation before and after the tour
- Personal shopping during the tour
Meeting at the agency.
Presentation of the day with coffee.
Visit and wine tasting at the Small Carcassonne.
You will discover the winery, the vineyard and the rich history of the ancient domain templar commandery.
A wine tasting inside the cellar will allow you to discover the wines of the winery.
Arrival at Faugères - Wine tasting.
In a true house of wines, you will discover the work of 40 Faugères winegrowers who are truly passionate with the Faugères Appellation.
In the heart of Faugères, you will spend a convivial and genuine moment in front of the best local food products.
You will taste wines at a family exploitation in the hills of the Appellation.
Visit of the castle of Cassan and wine tasting.
You will be welcome for a guided visit in this exceptional site. This ancien 12th century old priory and its palace are classified as French historical monuments. The visit will end by a wine tasting.
Back to Sete
Un cadeau de fin de journée vous sera remis.