Beaujolais & Pérouges
"Escape from city and discover Lyon’s magnificent countryside and its best sights. Along this full day private tour from Lyon, visit Oingt & Perouges villages listed among the 157 most beautiful towns in France and taste award winning Beaujolais wines at a small family winery. An educative & fun tour among friends you will remember for ever !"
Visit of the Southern Beaujolais Region & Wine-tasting at a small family winery
At 9:00 am, your English speaking driver-guide picks you up at your hotel in Lyon or close suburbs to 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 lovely 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.
Lunch in a Beaujolais Restaurant
Delight yourself with a delicious meal in a typical Beaujolais "Bistrot" restaurant which serves regional cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you! Lunch is not included.
Visit of Perouges Medieval Town
Discover Pérouges medieval town, a "must see" attraction which makes you travel back to the middle age times!
Walk along cobblestone streets and appreciate the architecture of ancient houses from the XIII to the XVI century. Learn about French History as you discover this unique setting used several times for background films including the 3 Musketeers.
Finally, enjoy 30 minutes of free time: stroll through little craft souvenirs shops or try the local speciality pancake called “galette” (not included in the tour).
Just a beautiful day !
Meeting Point / Location For Tour Departure
If you stay in an appartment or an house in Lyon city or close suburbs, to ease pick up for your private guide, please be waiting outside in the street at your accommodation address - 10 min before tour departure time. Thank you!
Our Lyon Private Tours operated to Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone, Burgundy, Macon wine regions and Perouges, Annecy cities allow you to make the most of your travels immersing yourself into the destination with absolute flexibility. With a knowledgeable English speaking guide native from Lyon region, visit the best sights at your pace, taste & interact with local wine-makers and artisan producers. You have specific requests or would like to do multiple private wine tours from Lyon, France? Please email us, we will be pleased to tailor your touring itinerary for you!