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Countryside Tours

110 Green St, Galena Post Office, Galena, IL 61036-2247
+1 815-858-4671
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Weekend Getaway

Holly was our driver and she was absolutely amazing!!! The drive is beautiful and relaxing. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Veliscia H
via mobile
Fun Wine Tour

We enjoyed the Wine Tour - the wineries we visited were great. The only problem that we had was... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
MissS4
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Tama, Iowa
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good5%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“rocky waters” (3 reviews)
“private tour” (3 reviews)
“winery tour” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 23:59
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110 Green St, Galena Post Office, Galena, IL 61036-2247
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holly was our driver and she was absolutely amazing!!! The drive is beautiful and relaxing. The wineries were beautiful. My favorite was forgedaboutit winery beautiful with good wine. Overall the tour was EXCELLENT!!! Thank you Holly!

Thank Veliscia H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We enjoyed the Wine Tour - the wineries we visited were great. The only problem that we had was that our tour guide did not act as a guide - she just acted as a driver. She mostly sat in the van and waited for...More

2  Thank MissS4
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Holly was the driver and has recently returned for weekend tours. We stopped at 3 wineries - Massbach, Rocky Waters, and Galena wineries. We enjoyed the knowledge of the driver as well as conversation. the other 7 folks were Kay of their own group so.it...More

1  Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time with Margie! The other people on our group canceled so my friends and I got a private tour. She gave us a choice of where to go. We went to a winery which was nice but very crowded. Margie...More

2  Thank aveldman16
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The wine at Fergitabout it was amazing. I wish we could have just spent the whole time at that place. When we arrived at the bus, the driver had locked the keys in the bus. So the tour started later than it would have. We...More

2  Thank sbosma252
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Hi- Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the wine! In regards to the tour starting late due to the keys being locked in the vehicle, the tour begins at 11:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM giving our guests 4...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I thought the tour itself was very nice; however we were disappointed that the Galena winery was not included on our tour. I thought the bus ride was great despite having to fan away flies that were trapped inside the fan from a previous tour....More

3  Thank Brian H
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hello Friend- A sincerely thank you for your review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time spent with us! As for the tour not including the Galena Cellars Vineyard on this particular visit, we used to, no matter what, stop at the...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Margie was a good sport and the 4 of us in our group had a great time. 3 vineyards. Mixed reviews on the wine. The trip through the countryside and sitting and looking at the rolling hills was the best part. The van was comfortable,...More

2  Thank dreamredwing
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hi Friend- Thank you for the review. Glad you and your group had a great time and we hope to see you again! Cheers, Countryside Tours

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Margie's tour was a blast! She was so accommodating and patient with us! We were running late because of bad weather but she waited us out! Thank goodness too because the weather improved and the views were gorgeous and the wine was delicious! Thank you...More

3  Thank Julie A
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hi Friend- Thank you for the review. Glad you and your group had a great time! Hope to see you again! Cheers, Countryside Tours

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

When the tour driver gets lost on the way to the last winery and makes a u-turn on a divided highway on a curve, as well as rushing you along because she was an hour late, it is difficult to praise this company. Being told...More

3  Thank Randee W
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hello Friend- Thank you for your feedback. We deeply apologize for the experience you had. If you could please e-mail us at info@winetoursgalena.com, we'd like to attempt to make it up to you! Cheers, Countryside Tours

Reviewed 7 July 2016

Margie was a fantastic tour guide! She was able to tell us a little about each of the wineries we went to. You could tell she had a good rapportl with all the winery owners and employees. She didn't mind taking pictures when asked and...More

2  Thank auntj60
Tara S, Owner at Countryside Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Hello Friend- Thank you so much for the feedback! We hope to see you again, soon. Cheers, Countryside Tours

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jeanettetrevino542
13 April 2017|
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Response from Tara S | Property representative |
Good Morning! Thank you for contacting countryside tours. We are offering limited tour this Sat. Depending on group size. How many will be in your group? Please visit our web site and email us through the contact us... More
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Natalie S
18 August 2016|
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Response from Tara S | Property representative |
Hi Natalie- We apologize again that our response time was not as quickly as we would prefer. With it being our busy time of the year, we try our very best to filter through the e-mails, phone calls, facebook messages, etc... More
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