*Note, please contact the host before confirming your booking. Of mountains and sunsets. Enjoy a day's adventures exploring the jewel in the crown of Swiss winemaking by E-bike. Flanking the mighty River Rhône, the canton of Valais has been producing wine for thousands of years. Not only is it Switzerland's largest wine producing region, it also is home to many of the country's indigenous grape varieties. Join host & sommelier Marc Checkley on this special e-bike tour soaking in the best of the region's wines, cuisine and scenery - with some surprises en route. You'll also meet star winemakers, uncover little-known 'Valaisan secrets' and end the tour at one of Switzerland's most revered thermal baths. Tour suitable for up to 6 guests. Book your place now. TOUR INCLUDES: Comfortable electric powered bike Light breakfast 3 special wine-tastings Private cellar tours Lunch with wine-pairing Entry to Saillon Thermal Baths Tour starts in Martigny (VS): 60 mins from Lausanne; 30 mins from Montreux; 90 mins from Geneva or Neuchâtel. Tour is not suitable for children and those without basic cycling skills. Cyclists below 160cm in height will need to pay a supplement for a special-sized e-bike.
I'm an award-winning producer/director, writer and host who has spent the last four years combining my passion for storytelling with my love and fascination with wine. A specialist in champagne (all things bubbles) and Swiss wine, I am a WSET qualified wine professional and host various wine tasting and education events in Switzerland, UK and Asia-Pacific. In 2019, I was honoured to be a finalist in the Ruinart Sommelier Challenge in Zurich. And am a finalist in the Swiss Sommelier of the year.
A light morning snack is provided along with a delectable local 3-course lunch with wine
More than 3 wine tasting events included on the tour. Water and coffee offered during lunch. Own water bottles are…
Comfortable E-bike supplied as part of tour. Suitable for those 160cm in height or taller. Each bike has a basket for…
I will happily take/provide photos of you and your party during the tour and visits.
The e-bike tour starts at the ancient medieval village of Saillon high above the Rhone in Valais. We then will ride through the villages and vineyards of Vertoz and Chamoson. We will tour the private cellars of 2 star winemakers and enjoy a local lunch in a wine cave. The tour ends cycling along the Rhone River back to Saillon and the famous thermal baths.
This tour operates July-November. Preferred days are Thursday-Saturday. Not possible Sunday-Tuesday. Please enquire if other days preferred. All other information contained in the tour description. Please enquire before confirming booking.
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