Small Group Tours
Beaujolais & Perouges
Escape from city and discover Lyon’s magnificent countryside and its best sights. Along this full day 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 Beaujolais region & Wine Tasting at a Beaujolais winery
At 9:00 am, your small group tour minibus leaves Bellecour Square in Lyon 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. Menu of the day from 15 € / pers.
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, try the local speciality pancake called “galette” or wine-taste some "Bugey-Pinot Noir" wines at a second wine cellar (not included in the tour).
A must do excursion to discover Lyon best surroundings !
Meeting Point / Location For Tour Departure
Our Lyon Small Groups Tours to Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone, Macon and Perouges are 8 guests maximum to be able to operate the best possible wine tours and sightseeing excursions. With a friendly, knowledgeable English speaking driver guide, you visit and taste wines at family wineries and renowned castles cellars of Lyon's surrounding vineyards. Our Lyon wine tours and sightseeing excursions are whether half day or full day, with a departure from Lyon Office de Tourisme building, France.