Explore southern Beaujolais and enjoy an introduction to wine tasting in the heart of the vineyards. Visit a 12th century village and a family-owned winery.
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 family owned winery, in order to complete your knowledge of wine. During the visit to the estate, the winemaker 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.
- Transportation in luxurious minibus (such as a Mercedes Viano)
- Second wine tasting paired with traditional snacks
- All entries and tastings mentioned in the program
- Tour guide
- Wine tasting of 3 wines and pastry in the vineyards
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Any additional tastings
Bellecour Square, in front of the Tourist Office
Fully refundable up until 24 hours before departure.