Beaujolais Wine tour from Lyon

Beaujolais Wine tour from Lyon

Explore southern Beaujolais, a hilly region dotted with hilltop villages built in golden stone often compared to Tuscany

Tour type: Group , Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes

Product ID: 46914
Description

Explore southern Beaujolais often compared to Tuscany and appreciate the diversity of this area with this half-day wine tour.
Departing from Lyon, travel in a luxurious minibus around the small roads of southern Beaujolais. Among the hills and valleys, magnificent villages in golden stone reveal their warm colours and beautiful light. Unique in the region, this ochre stone defines the landscape which offers an exceptionally soothing environment.
Take advantage of this authentic setting to enjoy an introduction to wine tasting in the heart of the vineyards. Enjoy a tasting of three different wines accompanied by a pastry, and learn about the notion of “terroir”, which is behind the uniqueness of the different vineyards.
Next, visit Oingt, a 12th century village listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Here, along its narrow streets, you will discover the authentic charms of its medieval monuments. Then, continue through this magnificent setting and take advantage of the exceptional landscapes that offer glimpses over the Alps.
Finally, the last stop will be at a winemaker’s estate, in order to complete your knowledge of wine. During the visit to the estate, he will be happy to reveal the secrets...

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Explore southern Beaujolais often compared to Tuscany and appreciate the diversity of this area with this half-day wine tour.
Departing from Lyon, travel in a luxurious minibus around the small roads of southern Beaujolais. Among the hills and valleys, magnificent villages in golden stone reveal their warm colours and beautiful light. Unique in the region, this ochre stone defines the landscape which offers an exceptionally soothing environment.
Take advantage of this authentic setting to enjoy an introduction to wine tasting in the heart of the vineyards. Enjoy a tasting of three different wines accompanied by a pastry, and learn about the notion of “terroir”, which is behind the uniqueness of the different vineyards.
Next, visit Oingt, a 12th century village listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Here, along its narrow streets, you will discover the authentic charms of its medieval monuments. Then, continue through this magnificent setting and take advantage of the exceptional landscapes that offer glimpses over the Alps.
Finally, the last stop will be at a winemaker’s estate, in order to complete your knowledge of wine. During the visit to the estate, he will be happy to reveal the secrets of his know-how.
To round off the half-day tour, he will invite you to taste some wines accompanied by a “mâchon”. This traditional snack from Lyons will offer you the chance to discover local cold meats and cheeses.
Please note: Tour is also available as a private tour, including pick-up from your hotel. Please get in touch here for more information.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Lyon Tourist Office, Bellecour Square

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Includes
  • Wine tasting of 3 wines and pastry in the vineyards
  • Visit Oingt, a 12th century village
  • Visit a wine estate and meet the winemaker
  • Second wine tasting paired with traditional snacks
  • Transportation in luxurious minibus (such as a Mercedes Viano)
  • Tour guide

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Cancellation Policy

The tour is bookable to 6.00 pm the day before departure

Organized by

Wladimir

An experienced driver-guide and a qualified lover of fine wines, with a diploma from Suze la Rousse Wine University, Wladimir knows the region’s vineyards by heart. Therefore, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Côte Rôtie and Vallée du Rhône hold no secrets for him! His people skills and sense of hospitality allow him to share his passion for wine with great enthusiasm. He guides his customers around the very best wine-makers, teaching them how to discover and appreciate the wines of our region. He also offers them the chance to learn how to taste them.


Product ID: 46914

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