Small Group - Shared Tours
Traboules & Wine-tasting
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What about a morning where you discover some hidden “traboules” of Lyon Old Town before tasting some wines from the famous wine regions located around Lyon in a private room? Join this shared tour in a small group of 12 people max.
Visit to Traboules in Lyon Old Town
At 10:00 a.m., our guide will pick you up at the front door of the Tourist Office located on Place Bellecour.
After the presentations, walk to Old Lyon and along the way discover different monuments that make up the history of Lyon.
Cross the bridge which spans the Saône and reach the St Jean district, the heart of Old Lyon, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Then with your guide, discover several "Traboules" (from the Latin trans ambulare => pass through), these hidden shortcuts which connect two parallel streets through one or more buildings.
During this walking tour in Lyon Old Town, learn from your guide about Lyon's architecture, history and gastronomy.
Tasting of 5 wines from vineyards around Lyon in a private room (1h30):
Enter a private room for a tasting of 5 wines from the wine regions surrounding Lyon: Burgundy (Pinot Noir), Mâconnais (Chardonnay), Beaujolais (Gamay) and Côtes du Rhône (Syrah / Viognier).
During a session of approximately 1h30, you taste 2 whites and 3 reds wines from winegrowers selected by us. A cheese and charcuterie platter accompanies the tasting and allows nice food and wine pairings.
Along the wine-tasting, the group learns about the terroir, grape varieties, winemaking, etc. and freely exchange their impressions and tastes.
The session ends at 1:00 p.m.: Yes, wine is a real invitation to travel!
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 lyon 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.