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Chartreuse Cellars

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One-of-a-kind tour

The free tour they offer here was one of my favorite experiences I’ve had during my travels in... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Fantastic - must see

Our group of four stopped in and were given a free tour in English. Our tour guide was friendly... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
TomH108
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Norfolk, Connecticut
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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...more
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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 26 July 2018 via mobile

The free tour they offer here was one of my favorite experiences I’ve had during my travels in France. The Voiron facility seemed large to me, but they said they were preparing to move to another place so that could have more room and capacity...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Our group of four stopped in and were given a free tour in English. Our tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable and informative. Needless to say, we made several purchases in the shop. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

An amazing free tour of the longest liqueur cellar in the world. The tour gives information about the history, the production and the future of the Chartreuse liqueur as well as the elixir. A degustation session of the yellow and the green liqueurs completed the...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The Chartreuse Cellars are a working distillery of distinguished background. For visitors the tiny museum gives an excellent multi-lingual history of the alpine tradition of herbal digestifs, in particular the monastic background from which Chartreuse emerged. The cellar tour is free and well worth it....More

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Reviewed 14 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 December 2017

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 December 2017

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

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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

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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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