Beaujolais wine route

Food market and Beaujolais wines
1/2 day Wine tour

Food market and Beaujolais wines

A beautiful and authentic vineyard

High-quality wines

Departure and end : Bellecour Square, in front of the Tourist Office

€79.00

Price per person

Includes:
-          Transport in an airconditioned minivan
-          The service of a professional driver-guide
-          All entries and tastings mentioned in the program

Does not include:
-          Any additional tastings
-          Lunch

Sunday /Friday 

Half day tour : 9.00 am - 1.30 pm
From April to November

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The Program

A few kilometers north of Lyon, the northern region of Beaujolais is famous for its vintages: Fleurie, Morgon, Moulin-à-Vent... Wind your way around the hills with your driver-guide and wine lover, will introduce you to the rich variety of this wine region. In the heart of this territory with an exceptional geology, this itinerary allows you to discover the vintages of Beaujolais in all their dimensions.

This wine itinerary is the perfect program for discovering and tasting Beaujolais wines in all their diversity.

Leaving from Lyon we will head up North, to Villefranche, the capital of Beaujolais. Charming city on the Soane riverbanks, we will start the tour with a stroll in the covered local farmer’s market. You will walk around the colorful stalls in a convivial atmosphere. Then, just like the locals do, you will enjoy a “Mâchon”. This traditional snack with charcuterie and cheese paired with a glass of Beaujolais wine. A little taste of the best local specialties.

We will then take the wine route, with its beautiful hills covered with vines. On the road you will get to enjoy the variety of sceneries that produces so many different well-known wines. Your wine-passionate driver-guide will share with you their passion. You will learn everything about the wine-making process and understand the meaning of the French word “terroir”. The tour will end in a Cru village where you will meet a winemaker who will tell you about his work and show you his estate before welcoming you in the wine-cellar for a tasting.

The perfect half-day tour to discover the authentic « terroir » of the Northern Beaujolais, in a convivial atmosphere.