Set off on a historic ride through the medieval and renaissance city of Lyon. From Saint Paul to Saint George; Vieux-Lyon extends over 24 hectares along the banks of the river Saône. Immerse yourself in the history and ambiance of the city by visiting the archaeological sites and the Gallo-Roman theatre. Lyon’s architecture along the banks of the Saône is a testament to the classical Renaissance period.
Let a Chabé chauffeur be your guide, they will reveal to you the secrets and anecdotes about this historic site, the first preserved site to be inscribed in France in 1998 as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site.
The cotes du Rhone
True wine enthusiasts should plan a tour that includes winery tours and tastings of the very best vintages. Your chauffeur can take you on a tour of the finest wine in the region over the course of a 6-8 hour excursion.
Leaving from Lyon, stop for an apéritif tasting in Cornas; at the Maisons Chapoutier and Jaboulet, or at Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Saint-Joseph.
We recommend lunch at the restaurant Le Quai, ideally situated on the banks of the Rhône River and afterwards visit the Vignoble de l’Hermitage around la Chapelle and enjoy a panoramic view over the Rhône valley.
Situated within the confines of the Paris Basin, the Saône plains and the Massif Central; Burgundy offers all the richness of the Grands Crus, showcasing family-run and produced vineyards and prestigious classified wines. Take off on an 8-hour excursion through the region’s vineyards.
Discover the landmark sites and exceptional monuments of Burgundy including the Fontenay and Vézelay Abby (UNESCO world heritage sites), the Abbey of Cîteaux and Cluny, the Château du Clos de Vougeot and the Hospices de Beaune.
The medieval city of Pérouges
The medieval city of Pérouges is classified as one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’, an important tourist site in the region. The architecture is typical of the Middle Ages, featuring a double fortified wall and houses dating to the 15th and 16th centuries.
Discover the secrets of the wines of Saint-Lager, Odenas, Villié-Morgon and Pizay during tastings. Enjoy lunch at the Hostellerie de Perouges or head towards the region of Beaujolais which is along the route de la Dombes, with a stop at Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne along the way.
Many different routes can be explored through Beaujolais: Morgon, Brouilly, Côtes de Brouilly, Fleurie Beaujolais Village and many more. You can also visit medieval villages, including Ternand, Oingt (one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’), Bagnols or Moiré, dating to the 10th and 11th century.
As for restaurants, you will find everything from fine dining at the Château de Bagnols, through to simpler cuisine at La Terrasse d’Oignt, or alternatively try the traditional cuisine of le Coq in Julienas. Enjoy the region’s pleasures guided by a local expert from our team of expert chauffeurs.
Annecy and its lake
Visit the city in your luxury vehicle, guided by your chauffeur. Explore Annecy, its lake, its old city, its narrow lanes and arcades, its traditional market and its restaurants and so much more.
Don’t forget to take a tour of the Château des Ducs de Savoie, the Château of Menton and the medieval prison. Take a trip on the Libellule riverboat or climb up to the Col de la Forclaz, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic view including watching paragliders sail high above the lake.
Back along the Rhône, your chauffeur can drive you to the southern part of France to the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, famous worldwide for its wines.
Wander along the city and its heritage, known for its most famous monument Château des Papes. Visit the regions cellars and must see attractions that your chauffeur can recommend to you. Discover the vineyards of the regions and explore the numerous castles that open their doors to share their wealth, opulence and secrets. Sites that are worth a visit include Alain Jaume et Fils, Cave des Femmes Vignes Rhône and Cave du Verger des Papes.