Beaujolais
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  • Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon

    1. Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon

    Escape to Lyon’s famous wine country on a half-day tour to Southern Beaujolais and enjoy the wonders of this region, in a small group. Famous for its Beaujolais Nouveau, the region offers also unique and charming little golden stone villages. Leaving from Lyon, your passionate driver and guide will take you through the hills of this wonderful region, which is often compared to Tuscany. Start the day with an introduction to wine-tasting in a beautiful and scenic setting, where you will be told all about the notion of 'Terroir'. Then, enjoy a stroll in the charming golden stones medieval village of Oingt and learn more about the history of Beaujolais. Continue in a family winery to discover more wines and learn all about the secret of French wine-making while having the traditional 'machon', the silk workers breakfast. This tour is the perfect opportunity to learn all about the Beaujola...

    This was an excellent tour which we would highly recommend. The guide spoke perfect English and gave us detailed information throughout the tour. Also a very comfortable journey to the Beaujolais area.

  • Beaujolais: Half-Day Wine Tour

    2. Beaujolais: Half-Day Wine Tour

    Begin this half-day devoted to wine and the vintages of Beaujolais by an introduction to wine-making with a tour at the beautiful Château de Pizay to discover the culture of wine-making. Increase your knowledge of wine and understand the general notion of “terroir” in order to fully comprehend the treasures of this wine-making heritage.

    Get the chance to obtain your first amateur wine expert diploma! End the visit at the wine shop which presents all the estate’s wines. You will be able to taste twelve wines from the estate, both reds, and whites.

    Take the wine route and continue the itinerary through the vineyards. Admire the variety of landscapes that constitute the treasures of this region. Your guide will explain to you why this region produces so many famous wines.

    Then, go and meet a wine-maker who will present his estate and wine production. Another opportu...

  • Beaujolais Segway Tour With Wine Tasting

    3. Beaujolais Segway Tour With Wine Tasting

    Follow your enthusiastic and passionate segway guide through this Beaujolais scenic wine route using an innovative and ecological means of transportation. A fun experience to share with family and friends as it is suitable for beginners. Meet your guide in the morning or in the afternoon depending on the chosen time slot of your segway tour. First, you will be trained in how to use your segway (15 minutes). Then, you’ll be ready to enjoy the tour with confidence. Each circuit is designed for everyone to enjoy the beauty of the Beaujolais countryside and its historical villages. The 1 hour and 15 minute segway tour starts from a wine-makers’ home, also known as a “Domaine” located in a charming village next to Villefranche-sur-Saone, only 30 minutes form Lyon. Your local guide will take you through vineyards and other beautiful landscapes. You will stop to take pictures of the hillside ...

    A wonderful activity. Guides were great, friendly & well informed. fantastic views & scenery. a must do

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What people are saying about Beaujolais

We started on time, which was great. It was very private, with total of 8 participants + driver. We made total of 3 stops: Stop #1: pick nick style breakfast with wine tasting and pastry (great way to start your morning). We stopped on the top of the hill overlooking the beautiful valley, vineyards and rolling hills. Stop #2: historic village with a great views of the valley, learned about the history of the region and walked around a bit. Stop #3: winery itself with a great explanation of the wine planting techniques, types of the grapes / wines produced along with the wine tasting and pairing with cheese, salami, sausage and pork skins. Our experience was completed by visiting the wine store to purchase the bottles for home....

Tasting wine in the vineyards of Beaujolais, visiting the Domaine to explain how to cultivate the grapes and how to make the wine, and tasting while chatting about delicious wine and light meals. Although it was a guided tour in English, it was probably alcohol, so people from other languages were able to enjoy themselves, even though they were in harmony with each other.

Fabulous. Educational re terroir, grape varieties, vineyard management and wine production. The Golden Stones medieval village is superb. Our tour guide was friendly, spoke French/English seamlessly, was extremely knowledgeable and made out day a delight.

This was an excellent tour which we would highly recommend. The guide spoke perfect English and gave us detailed information throughout the tour. Also a very comfortable journey to the Beaujolais area.

Grace our tour guide was dynamic and encouraged group conversation while providing interesting tid bits of information throughout the entire tour. The wines were tasty and the village was charming!