Beaujolais wine discovery - Half day Wine Tours

Next departure on 10/09/2019 at 09:00

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Wine tours Vineyards Beaujolais
Tour proposed by Kanpaï Tourisme

Lyon is a city irrigated by 3 great rivers: the Rhône, the Saône and Beaujolais!

Accompanied by your tour guide, in a very comfortable minibus, head off for a half-day to discover the Southern Beaujolais and the wine-growing Pierres Dorées region. (one of the loveliest wine-growing regions in France).

On your way, follow the wine route and cross several picturesque villages built from ochre stone. You'll stop off to visit Oingt (a picturesque medieval town with unforgettable street names, such as Tyr-Laine [Wool carding street], Coupe-Jarret [Leg Ache Street], Trayne-Cul [Always on your backside street]) Admire the magnificent countryside covered with age-old vines and learn the history, geography and terroir of the Pierres Dorées.

Continue on your way and visit a typical Beaujolais wine cellar: discover the region's sparkling wines. With your driver/guide, fine-tune your palate to identify aromas and flavours with a commented tasting session for 3-4 wines.
Then hit the road again until you reach a small family-run vineyard where you will meet a passionate winemaker. Visit the vineyard and learn about Beaujolais wine-growing and its "semi-carbonic" wine-making process. Finally, head to the tasting room and taste 4 to 5 Beaujolais wines, including a white Beaujolais, a rosé and two reds.
Friendly atmosphere guaranteed!


Worth knowing

Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity
We recommend wearing walking shoes and a warm jacket.
Children's car seats are compulsory for children under 8. Please request when booking.
Visit possible in Spanish, on request
Tasting of 7/8 different wines

Duration

Half-day

Kind

Discovery of the vineyard in mini coach great comfort

Access

Métro A et D > Bellecour

Meeting point

In front of the Tourist office - Lyon 2nd

Prices
Adult €85.00
Child till 12 €65.00

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!