The Tuscany Beaujolaise
From Lyon, take the road aboard a mini-van on the small roads of the South of Beaujolais. In the bend of the hilly hills, the golden stones villages reveal their warm colors and their lighting effects.
You will take advantage of this bucolic surrondings, at the heart of the vines, to share some croissants around an initiation of local wines tasting. A friendly way for your guide to passed on his passion for wine and to explain the soil, which makes the peculiarity of Beaujolais.
You continue by the visit of Oingt, the 12th century village classified among the most beautiful villages of France. You will discover the authentic charm of its medieval monument, entirely made of golden stones.
Your tour will finally lead us to meet a wine-grower, who will have the pleasure to tell you about his domain. He will reveal the secrets of his know-how, and then you will taste some of its production around a mâchon : a traditional snack of Lyon, which will allow you to discover the cold meats and local chesses.
Enjoy a moment of exception to savor the wealth of this historic and wine-making region, before return to Lyon.
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
Possibility to organize a visit with family or friends on the date of your choice
Discovery of the vineyard in mini coach great comfort
Metro A or D > Bellecour
In front of the Tourist Office, place Bellecour - Lyon 2nd
Beaujolais's golden stone
This bright, ochre-coloured limestone is tinted by iron oxides. In the past, each village had its own quarry. Up until the First World War, some quarries supplied the Beaujolais and Lyon area, and even Switzerland!