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Chartreuse Cellars

10 Boulevard Edgard Kofler, 38500, Voiron, France
+33 4 76 05 81 77
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Welcoming and knowledgeable

The exposition area is well done and is an easy way to wait for the guided tour. We are a bilingual... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
_wildflower78652
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Voiron, France
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Detailed description of elixir

Well-made tours inside the monastery where liquor and elixir are produced. A tourist guide explains... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Francesco M
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Bologna, Italy
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Welcome to the Chartreuse cellars in Voiron, historical site of the Chartreuse liqueurs. Discover the world’s longest liqueur cellar and the manufacturing process used there as you delve into the age-old history of the Carthusian monks and explore the subtle aromas of the plants and liqueurs. a special tour for english speakers, Follow our know-how in the heart of our production site. This private tour ends with an in-depth tasting session, for a guaranteed unforgettably authentic experience.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Boulevard Edgard Kofler, 38500, Voiron, France
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+33 4 76 05 81 77
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The exposition area is well done and is an easy way to wait for the guided tour. We are a bilingual family, so translated the highlights of the tour into English. They do offer tours in English but call ahead to know when they will...More

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Ophélie B, Guide de visite at Chartreuse Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We don’t know if you could resist but we want you to know that the Chartreuse liquors mature very well even once they are bottled, you just have to keep the bottle upright. Moreover, thanks to your buying you contributed...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Well-made tours inside the monastery where liquor and elixir are produced. A tourist guide explains how liquor is made and visits the cellars. The place is very interesting. At the end of the tour you can buy the liquor and the barman can prepare cocktails...More

Thank Francesco M
Nicolas D, Directeur général at Chartreuse Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. The secret of the vegetal elixir and the liquors is known by two monks, a father and a brother. They live in the monastery and work at the distillery. And in Voiron you can discover the longest liquor cellar in...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Sure wish I spoke French, lol. Still pretty cool none the less. Free sample of the green and yellow and the tour was free as well. Great little history background about the history of the Cathusian monks and the development of Chartreuse. "The only liquor...More

Thank Stephen W
Ophélie B, Guide de visite at Chartreuse Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are happy to read that your Chartreuse experience was a success. We also have a special English guided tour that starts everyday at 12:00. See you soon for an English discovery of our cellars. Ophélie

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We learned a lot about the production and history of Chartreuse. Very interesting and fun free tasting at the end of the tour!

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Ophélie B, Guide de visite at Chartreuse Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are pleased to read you enjoyed our guided tour. See you soon to discover another time this beautiful place, our cellars. Ophélie

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Little family outing in Voiron. Visit the longest cave full of enormous and small barrels full of precious liquid. Your choice of testing at the end of the visit. Then tour the pretty shop and bring souvenirs!More

1  Thank Brigitte L
Ophélie B, Guide de visite at Chartreuse Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are very pleased to read your satisfaction. But the Chartreuse touristic center will stay in Voiron as a result you don’t need to worry: we will welcome you with pleasure for another visit and tour during your next stay...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

I visited the Chartreuse Cellars 2 weeks ago with a colleague whilst we were working in the area and it was one of the best distillery tours I've been on. There was only 3 of us on the tour so the tour guide translated everything...More

Thank TravellingMongrel
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Even if you don't know or think you don't like this liqueur you will be surprised. The museum at the beginning is a fascinating insight into the drink itself, its long history, and how it is used/consumed today. The tour itself is excellent. Not too...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Took my US friends to a different event, a tour at the Chartreuse distillery. The tour and the tasting afterwards is all free which is great but the tour is in French only. You are given a leaflet and some of the poster does have...More

1  Thank Jorgen L
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The historical aspect alone is just extrordinary. But you get a (free) visit with a guide of the cave. The immense barrel of solid oak are a sight. Then there is a very good 3D movie presentation. All this is topped by a degustation of...More

Thank PapaMinou
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a very nice space to promote the wonderful liquers made by the Chartreuse monks since 1605. The guide was interesting and informative and the museum fascinating. Afterwards the guide introduced all the products in the tasting room, and we were given a choice...More

Thank Carolee L
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lgm165
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Response from Nicolas D | Property representative |
Hello, and thanks for your Question. Unfortunately, we can't send to any country your purchase made in our shop in Voiron. We advise you 2 solutions: -Take it in your luggage hold max2.25liter -contact our importer... More
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