For a more in-depth "behind the scenes" look at Biltmore, sign up for a guided tour!
Guided Biltmore House Tour: Take this 90-minute tour to hear about interesting stories about parties in the house, information on artifacts, personalities of friends who visited, and ways the family spent time on the estate. Offered at 2 PM and 3 PM daily. Advance reservations are required. $17 per person
Behind-the-Scenes Guided Upstairs – Downstairs Tour: During this 60-minute guided tour, descend the back stairs to explore servant life at Biltmore. Discover cutting-edge technology that kept America’s largest home humming. Visit the domains of the butler, head housekeeper, and lady’s maid, then continue on to a suite of guest rooms to learn about grand house parties hosted by the Vanderbilts. Offered daily at many times. $17 per person
Premium Biltmore House Tour: Explore the house for two hours with a guide assigned exclusively to you. Includes areas seen in the Upstairs - Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, and House Tours. Two-day advance reservations are required. $150 per adult, $75 per child
Rooftop Tour: Soak in amazing views from rooftops and balconies and get a closer look at the design and construction of Biltmore House with this 60-minute guided tour of areas not on the regular house visit. Offered daily at multiple times. Advance reservations are required. Get a close-up view of the many gargoyles on Biltmore House that ward off evil. $17 per person
Legacy of the Land Tour: Take a motorcoach tour of the estate and learn about the history of the land, structures, and former residents. Visit areas not usually open to guests. $19 per guest, in addition to estate admission.
Vine to Wine Tour (See our Feature!): On this exclusive tour, discover how Biltmore grapes become award-winning wines. Visit areas on the estate not normally seen by guests, including a trip to the vineyards and a walking production tour. Sample wine tastings conclude with a grand tasting. Offered seasonally on Saturday & Sunday 1:45 PM. Purchase tickets by 11 AM on the day of tour. $85 per person. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend.
Red Wine & Chocolate Seminar at Winery: Discover why chocolate and red wine is a match made in heaven. Please register at the Winery Portal area in Antler Hill Village. $20 per person. Must be 21 years of age to attend.
Biltmore Bubbles Tour at the Winery: This 45-minute program allows you to experience the process by which our sparkling wines are made. Tour the champagne bottling room, learn how sparkling wines are made and taste all six of Biltmore's sparkling wines. $18 per person, 21 & older
For additional information and reservations, go to the Biltmore Estate Web site.
Read more about the construction of Biltmore House.