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Caves Byrrh

2 Bd Violet | BP25, 66301 Thuir, France
+33 4 68 53 45 86
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Must do!

Excellent, informative and great value. Hilarious English translation - highlight of the trip... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Victoria C
One of the better winery tours

This is a large, commercial winery and is geared up accordingly. A comprehensive tour with a guide... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
An_Old_Burian
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 Bd Violet | BP25, 66301 Thuir, France
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Excellent, informative and great value. Hilarious English translation - highlight of the trip. Bhyrr tasting also delicious.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a large, commercial winery and is geared up accordingly. A comprehensive tour with a guide that spoke good English. Worth a visit

Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a short excursion in the cellars with some video information and a tasting afterwards. All in all an interesting experience.

Thank Mirdza
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We are staying near Thuir and as it was raining today we thought we would visit the Caves. It was interesting to see the huge barrels of wine plus hear the story of the brothers who started the business, told in a series of short...More

Thank rosserUk
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited the winery by coach. It is very interesting to see the early history of such a place, we had audio guides and as we travelled within the site, many facts were presented including posters and video displays. Some of the oak vats were...More

Thank B7152FJpeterw
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and well organised, audio guides make it easy for everyone to follow. Wine tasting at the end was a bonus. Really enjoyed it. Can be done before or after seeing Castelnou as nearby.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Byrrh (prounounced beer) is an old drink but the tour is given by holograms as you go round. The large oak barrel is thelargest in the world at 1,000,200 litres.The railway station was designed by Gustaf Eiffel (of the tower fame). You also get to...More

Thank Pat_Floyd_9
Reviewed 5 August 2016

You’re given audio guide in English or whatever and you are sent to watch long galleries and very strange videos every 10m. Nice visit for those who like taking photos, but that’s all. You cannot ask questions because they speak just French, even the guides.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 1 August 2016

There is not a huge amount to see on this tour, but the story of the Violet Brothers is a good one and well worth the telling. On our particular tour the majority of visitors were English speaking. What a pleasant surprise to find they...More

Thank Bwyd2015
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area this place is well worth a visit. Of course, you need to have a little interest in wine and how it is produced. You are guided around the production plant and given lots of interesting info about this drink....More

Thank Bjørn H
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