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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 Beaujolais region and it’s wines in a fun and friendly atmosphere with scenic views all along.

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 opportunity to taste five high-quality wines will again allow you to test what you learned about wine in the morning.

Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon

3. Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon

Spend a beautiful morning and discover the northern part of Beaujolais, known for its crus. Your shared or private guide will take you to this famous region on a charming wine route with amazing scenery. Start the day with a gourmet stop in the regional farmer’s market of Villefranche, the capital of Beaujolais, and discover the famous “Mâchon”. This traditional snack will treat you to the best local cheeses and charcuterie and is served with a glass of wine. Driving through the hills and charming villages of this region, learn all about the “terroir” before ending the tour in a family-run winery. Meet the winemaker who will show you his estate and tell you all about his passion before welcoming you in the cellar for a tasting. This tour is ideal to discover the region in all its flavors!

Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

4. Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

Experience Lyon through its music heritage as you journey through the town’s musical scenes and history through interacting with the historical, social and architectural influences. Walk along an itinerary developed in Presqu’ile and slopes of Croix-Rousse hill to learn about different stories and musical scenes from the past and the present. Hear musical playlists as you go to enhance the experience. Understand Lyon through its urban, geological, and social morphology through different musical periods of the town that has had. Have and authentic moment as you go to a wine cellar to taste wine paired with delectable music.

Beaujolais Segway Tour With Wine Tasting

5. 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 Segway tour starts from a winemaker's home, also known as a “Domaine” located in a charming village next to Villefranche-sur-Saone, only 30 minutes from Lyon. Your local guide will take you through vineyards and other beautiful landscapes. Stop to take pictures of the hillside and the many small villages surrounding them. After exploring the fields, continue through the medieval village of Oingt to admire its beauty and character. You will then head back to the winemaker's home by roads and through fields. You will be welcomed by the winegrower who will happily introduce his wines and local products to you. 

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 114 reviews

Such an amazing experience! Definitely will recommend you to book it! I would advice you to have some breakfast before that tour! Our meeting point has been changed, but we've been notified 2 days in advance. Small group of 8 +Guide/driver (Christopher, if im not wrong), perfectly speaks English and gave us all information during the tour. 3 stops around Golden Stones Village. 1st picknick stop by the Chapel with the beautiful views. 2nd stop -walk around Old village. 3rd stop by the vineyard Dominans where we learnt about grape planting, cultivation and how wine produced. Finished with the lovely wine tasting with some snacks.

With my husband and our children, we very much enjoyed our musical visit to Lyon. Our Spanish guide has a perfect command of his subject with his knowledge of history and music. He did a lot of research to talk to us and make us listen to all types of music from Lyonnais now or in the past! Interesting, surprising and instructive! And the drink break was good, especially in this cold weather! We recommend this musical ballad!

We are novices when it comes to this sort of thing, and so booked without knowing fully what to expect. However, we were totally blown away by the experience. Our guide, Vladimir, was superb and his knowledge of the area and its residents really shone through. The intimate size of a group of 6 meant that we all felt part and parcel of the discussions. This was the highlight of an altogether fascinating long weekend in Lyon.

Beaujolais is a very pretty area and well worth visiting. Ian our guide was knowledgeable both about the wines and history of area. We drove through little villages and saw lots of places you would never take yourself. Highly recommend.

There is not much I can add to the beauty of the French country side and the smooth taste of the Beaujolais wine. I would recommend everybody to take this one or better; the longer daily trip.