KA3 - BEAUJOLAIS WINES AND CASTLES (4H30) – $142.40 per person - minimum 4 persons
Departure from Lyon
Daily from 09.00 or 14.00
Travel on the beautiful Beaujolais wine road. Go through several picturesque small villages surrounded by vineyards and take pictures of stunning sceneries.
With your guide, learn about the "terroir" and the different characteristics of the Beaujolais wines appellations and its 10 crus wines.
Then push the door of a Château winery. Discover some secrets about grape growing and the different steps of the unique Beaujolais wine making process called "semi-carbonic" maceration before wine-tasting several Beaujolais crus wines in the beautiful Chateau cellar.
Later, cross Chiroubles and Villié-Morgon towns before passing near the Mont Brouilly, a strikingly beautiful dormant volcano covered by secular vineyards.
Then, climb at Fleurie's Chapel for a stunning breathtaking view on the Saone Valley. On clear days, you may have the chance to see the Alps and the Mont Blanc.
Finally, meet a passionate wine-maker, visit his winery before tasting several "Crus Beaujolais" in a friendly atmosphere.
- English Speaking guide.
- Two wine tastings included.