The Beaujolais wine route (private tour)

A beautiful and authentic vineyard
1/2 day Wine tour

A beautiful and authentic vineyard

small group and convivial atmosphere

High-quality wines

Beautiful sceneries

€500.00

Excursion with comfortable minivans
Licensed driver-guide service
All inclusive package : transportation, visits, tastings included
Small groups

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A few kilometres from Lyon, the northern region of Beaujolais is famous for its vintages: Fleurie, Morgon, Moulin-à-Vent... Wind your way around the hills with our driver-guide and wine lover, who will introduce you to a rich and varied wine-making region. In the heart of this territory with an exceptional geology, this circuit allows you to discover the vintages of Beaujolais in all their dimensions.
This wine itinerary is the perfect programme for discovering and tasting Beaujolais wines in all their diversity. A complete experience for intense emotions!

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

We will then, take the wine route, with its beautiful hills covered with vines. You will the variety of sceneries that produces so many different well-known wines. An exceptional geology that allow the region to be listed as a geopark in 2018. Thanks to your wine-passionate driver-guide 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 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.