Tain-l’Hermitage


My Must See French Village

We’ve said à bientôt to Paris for now and have headed south to Tain-l’Hermitage, the stunningly beautiful town which sits comfortably on the banks of the massive Rhône river. Scott and I both fell in love with this part of France during last year’s trip – and we just couldn’t wait to come back. I’m […]

My must see French village

Distant Francophile Teams Up With My French Life

Anyone who enjoys reading Distant Francophile probably keeps an eye out for other sources of French inspiration. As such, you might already be aware of one of my personal favourites – the online magazine My French Life. I’ve been an avid reader for a very long time. Judy and her team of contributors do an […]


M. Chapoutier

Finding my favourite chocolate on the weekend got me thinking about Tain-l’Hermitage. And in thinking about Tain, I realised that there were still highlights from the region that I was yet to share with you all. And one of those highlights was our visit to the cellar door of M. Chapoutier.


Where To Stay In Tain-l’Hermitage

  We knew when we decided to visit Tain-l’Hermitage and Tournon-sur-Rhône that we had way too much to see to cover it all in just one day. So we decided to book a hotel for the night and give ourselves another day in the area – and what a great decision that was. It is […]