An oenological circuit to the heart of Beaujolais vineyards
From Lyon, we will begin this half-day tour with a visit at the covered farmer’s market of Villefranche-sur-Saône, charming city on the Soane river banks.
In a convivial atmosphere, you will have a “Mâchon”, traditional snack with charcuterie and cheese and a glass of Beaujolais wine. You will taste the best local specialities.
Then we will borrow the road of vineyards to pursue our route in the vines. So you will have the chance to observe the variety of the landscapes which makes the wealth of this country. Here we shall explain you how this territory produce so much renowned vineyards.
Finally we shall go to meet a wine grower who will present us his domain and will make you taste its wines. The perfect half-day tour to discover the authentic « terroir » of the Northern Beaujolais, in a convivial atmosphere.
Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity
Tasting of at least 5 different wines
Discovery of the vineyard in mini coach great comfort
Metro A or D > Bellecour
In front of the Tourist Office, place Bellecour - Lyon 2nd
10 Beaujolais wines
Saint-Amour, Juliénas, Chenas, Moulin à Vent, Fleurie, Chiroubles, Morgon, Régnié, Côte de Brouilly and Brouilly. To remember them all, memorise this French sentence: "Alors Je Cherche Mon Frère Chez Ma Respectable Cousine Berthe"