Pair work andplay in France's exquisite vineyards and châteaux that offer themselves asideal venues for business and leisure. While Champagne, Dijon and Bordeauxoffer you a selection of intoxicating activities, plan an outing in ChateauxCountry Loire Valley for incentives tinged with culture and heritage!
OnYour Champagne Agenda
Discover capitalcity Reims through a gourmet food rally that has you discovering the city onfoot and indulging in mini-tastings en route.
Spend many apleasant hour discovering the cellars of famous champagne houses such asRuinart, Pommery, GH Mumm, Taittinger and savour some delicious tasting at theend!
Visit Epernay whichlies nestled within vineyards and is also known as the Capital City ofChampagne. Discover the vineyards through bicycle rides, walks or car rides,enjoy picnics or attend champagne workshops with a winemaker.
Spend anentertaining evening at the "Cabaret des Secrets" or enjoy a specialtasting at one of the many champagne bars that Epernay is home to!
While inChampagne, organise hot-air balloon rides that offer a bird's eye view overresplendent vineyards or take on discoveries of the Champagne Tourist Routethat stretches between Reims and Epernay. Plan an out of the box incentiveouting at the Perching Bar, a tree-top champagne bar nestled in the heart of aforest!
The lucky mascotof the city, let the Owl take you around Dijon! Follow on foot the Owl's Trailthat introduces you to Dijon's history and culture in a fun way.
If speed is yourstyle, then zip across Dijon's sights and sounds on a Segway ride. Famous formustard, do make a pit-stop at Maille Mustard for some pungent tastingsessions!
Discover lushvineyards of the Côte de Nuits around Dijon and neighbouring city Beaune ina quaint 2CV.
More on wine awaitsat the Imaginarium that is dedicated to wine and fun! Discover the process ofwinemaking through the ages on a fascinating animated journey through time.
Do include avisit to the Château du Clos de Vougeot, the birthplace of the wine traditionof Burgundy that also offers banquet options for upto 650 people.
Meetings& Events in Champagne and Dijon:
Organise business meets at Reims'Convention Centre or at Le Millesium nestled in the heart of vineyards inEpernay.
Dijon offers you its Congexpo and aselection of hotels and seminar rooms for your next meeting.
DiscoverBordeaux's myriad attractions on a guided walking tour, aboard a boat or on ashort bike tour! Initiate yourself with all things wine on an introductorysession at prestigious institutions such as the CIVB or the Bordeaux WineSchool. Enjoy wine-blending courses on vineyards where you can blend your ownwine! Organise a fun outing to La Winery to discover your own profile and winebest suited to your tastes through a fun tasting session known as the WineSign!
Go beyondBordeaux to discover quaint St Emilion known for its underground monuments andits world renowned wine. Organise a visit of the resplendent Médoc vineyardsand its famous Chateau Lafite Rotschild which is one of the largest in theregion or the Chateau Latour. Other well-known vineyards include Margaux, Graveset Sauternes and many others. Organise tours, cellar visits, tastings and mealsfor your group for intoxicating memories!
Enjoy an indulgent outing at Arcachon Bayknown for its oyster ports, sandy beaches, pine forests and the Dune of Pilat -Europe's highest sand dune.
RoyalEncounters in Châteaux Country Loire Valley
The stately Châteaude Chambord, recently twinned with Udaipur's City Palace and housed in theDomaine Nationale de Chambord invites you for a unique rendezvous. Organisevisits of the Château with a histopadthat recreates the past. Go all vintage with horse-carriage rides that acquaintyou with wildlife or go on a biking or walking trail that provide up, close andpersonal encounters with the flora and fauna of the Domaine nestled in Europe'slargest national park!
The elegant Châteaude Chenonceau lures you with its picturesque setting. Organise prestigiousevents, soirees and gala dinners at its tastefully done up rooms or privatise itsrestaurant - the Orangerie - for a memorable evening.
Organise your event at the Palais de la Bourse,the Grand Hotel or at the contemporary Hangar 14 or at the Cité Mondiale.
Accentuate your event in Bordeaux with galadinners, cocktails and elegant soirees in its resplendent vineyards.
Must-Do'sin the Loire Valley
While in theLoire Valley, go hot-air ballooning over resplendent chateaux and vineyards, gofor a short biking session on the famous "Loire a Velo" route.
The wines of theLoire Valley - especially the white - are those of repute. Organise aentertaining wine tasting on a barge that has you raising a toast to times wellspent in the Loire Valley!