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Tournon and the Hermitage Wine Region of the Cotes du Rhone

Explore the Northern Cotes du Rhone with our pictures


The wines of Hermitage are legendary. If you take the train through the Rhone valley, you'll be struck by the steep, vine-covered slopes of the Hermitage wine region above the town of Tain-l'Hermitage, across the river from Tournon sur Rhone.

We stayed in Tournon sur Rhone for a couple of nights to explore the region and its wines. For walkers who like compelling scenery, this is a wonderful place to spend a few days.

Explore our Hermitage gallery. You'll find information on landmarks as well as our favorite restaurant--and one of the cheapest in the area.

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tournon-sur-rhone, tournon picturePicture of a Tournon sur Rhone house at sunsetLa Chaumiere, restaurant picturePicture of La Chaumiere Restaurant in Tournon sur Rhonetournon castle picture, tournon night picturePicture of the Castle of Tournon sur Rhone at Nighttournon picture, tournon sur rhonePicture of Tournon sur Rhone at night
hermitage, vineyards picturePicture of Hermitage Vineyards and a bend in the Rhone Riverhermitage, vineyards picturePicture of a marked path through the vineyards of Hermitagehermitage, vineyards pictureLa Chapelle, the Hermitage Chapel on the Colline de l'Hermitagehermitage, vineyards picturePicture of Chapoutier Winery
hermitage, vineyards picturePicture of Hermitage vineyards with poppieshermitage, vineyards pictureStaked vines with Tain-Hermitage in the backgroundhermitage, vineyards picturePicture of Hermitage vineyards and flowershermitage, vineyards picturePicture of Hermitage vineyards and poppies
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