Gourmet Escape in Beaujolais
Delight yourself & experience a full gourmet immersion into the tasty flavours of the beautiful Beaujolais region. Visit small producers still faithful to regional tastes and traditions and sample their delicious products. Along this full day private gourmet tour from Lyon, while driving through charming villages and beautiful scenery, you will meet a baker, a cheese producer, a wine-maker and a "Maître Chocolatier":
Gourmet vist of a French bakery, cheese shop and winery
At 8:00 am, your English speaking driver-guide picks you up at your hotel in Lyon or close suburbs and transfer you to the Southern Beaujolais also called "The Golden Stones region".
Start this French Gourmet tour with the visit of an artisan Boulangerie / Bakery. Smell the aroma of fresh baked bread and with the bread-maker, discover the secrets to make and bake the world famous “baguette”. Finish the visit with a croissant, brioche & pain au chocolat tasting with a nice hot coffee.
After a short drive through the scenic Beaujolais region, stop at traditional cheese shop, learn the name & some characteristics of different cheeses before tasting a selection of different goat and cow milk cheeses.
Follow this French Gourmet tour with the visit of a small family winery. Be welcome by the wine-maker himself, discover how grapes become wine and then taste several beaujolais wine for aperitif!
French Gourmet Picnic lunch:
Savour a delicious Beaujolais picnic among the vineyards. Delight yourself with some Quiches, local ham, "saucisson", cheese and apple tart paired with your favourite Beaujolais from the winery. Picnic lunch included.
Visit of Oingt Village and Chocolate Shop with chocolate tasting:
In the early afternoon, visit Oingt town listed as one of the “157 Most Beautiful Villages in France” and stroll through a warren of little streets with unforgettable names and enjoy magnificent panoramas over the Beaujolais region.
Around 3:00 pm, meet our talented Maître Chocolatier and delight you one more time! Visit his workshop and enjoy a private demonstration of how he turns chocolate in exquisite boutique creations.
Now it is time to enliven your palates with a delicious chocolate tasting, enjoy the degustation!
It is your Gourmet Tour highlight in France!
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!