Around the Côte-Rôtie


On the right bank of the Rhone, 10 minutes from Ampuis, the town of Vienne, famous for its Roman ruins (antique theatre, Temple of Augustus and Livia, Gallo-Roman museum) and cathedral -


The city of Lyon is just half an hour away from the Côte-Rôtie. Take advantage of its proximity to visit its many museums (fine art, the Resistance, natural history, etc.), its traboules and local restaurants, or do some shopping (Part-Dieu) and enjoy the night life -


40 minutes from Ampuis, you can discover the strange construction born of one man's dream: Facteur Cheval's ideal palace. (Hauterive, Drome) -



In Tupin-et-Semons, you can visit the nature observation centre at the Ile du Beurre -

The Côte-Rôtie appellation lies within Pilat Regional Park. This park with its hilly landscape and 400 miles of marked trails will delight hikers -

Cruises on the Rhone set off from Vienne -



Lyon and its region are known for cuisine. It is easy to find a restaurant to suit all tastes and budgets.

Check out some recipes from the region's chefs - Recipes

View the restaurants recommended by the Côte-Rôtie winemakers



Don't miss the Côte-Rôtie wine market in January.
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In early July, Vienne's antique theatre welcomes a host of talented jazzmen -

At the foot of the Côte-Rôtie, in the summer months, water jousting tournaments are held.
To find out when sports tournaments are held, ask Ampuis town hall.
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Vienne Tourist Information occasionally holds tours of the Côte-Rôtie vineyard on a small tourist train.
Information: +33 (0)474 538 030.

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Outings among the vines
Outings among the vines
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