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Enjoy amazing views while testing your balance with a guided stand up paddle board trip down a gentle three-mile stretch of the French Broad River. Stand up paddle boarding is a fun and relaxing way to experience the river and can also provide a high-energy workout.

On this guided tour, get a closer look at the design and construction of Biltmore House in areas not on the regular house visit—including stunning views and photo ops from the rooftop and balconies.

Enjoy a guided wade trip on local rivers stocked with trout. Lunch from an estate restaurant is included. Trip lasts approx. 8 hours.

Let our hosts guide you as they share interesting stories about parties in the house, information on artifacts, personalities of friends who visited, and ways the family spent time on the estate.

Friday, November 3 - Saturday, January 6 — Fridays & Saturdays, 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Tour lasts 45 minutes.

Candlelight Winery Tour

$20 per person, plus estate admission

Experience an intimate candlelit tour as members of our Biltmore Winery staff give you a rare look into the winemaking process in the spirit of holiday warmth and hospitality. Learn about our estate vineyards and historic winery building, then sample some of our award-winning wines with a light cheese pairing surrounded by the relaxing glow of candlelight.


Guests may call 800-411-3812 or purchase tickets at any Guest Service location. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol. Guests with Candlelight Winery Tour tickets will meet at the stained glass windows in the Winery Gift Shop.

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