KA1 - BEAUJOLAIS AND PEROUGES (8H30) – $196.00 per person - minimum 4 persons
Departure from Lyon
Daily from 09:00 to 17:30
In the morning, explore Beaujolais considered as France’s prettiest wine region and discover the unknown beauty of the Golden Stones Country. Cross several quaint medieval towns built in ochre-coloured stones and see majestic castles.
Visit the picturesque village of Oingt and enjoy panoramic views of stunning landscapes with rolling hills dotted with vineyards.
Then, push the door of a family winery and immerse yourself in history, “terroir” and tradition meeting the winemaker himself. Enjoy a private vineyards inspection; learn of the wine making process and wine taste several Beaujolais wines in a friendly atmosphere.
At lunch, delight yourself with a delicious lunch in a nice local restaurant. Menus start from EUR 21, not included.
In the afternoon, drive through La Dombes region, a magical place where water, earth and wild life join together to create marvellous landscape. En route, stop to take nice pictures of lakes and wild birds.
Then, discover Perouges and travel back to the middle age times. Visit the fortress church, walk along cobblestone streets and appreciate the architecture of ancient houses from the 13th to the 16th century. Finally, enjoy some free time to stroll through little craft souvenirs shops and try some “galette” pancake, the local speciality.
- English Speaking Guide.
- Wine tasting