Perouges & Beaujolais

  • Coach
  • Walking Tour
    Walking Tour
  • wine tasting
    wine tasting
  • Views
  • Multilingual guide
    Multilingual guide
  • Lunch NOT included
    Lunch NOT included
  • Group 150 pers. max
    Group 150 pers. max
  • Flat shoes and jacket
    Flat shoes and jacket

If there is a small village not to be missed when you come to Lyon, it is the medieval town of Pérouges! For a breath of nature just a stone's throw from Lyon, the must-see is Beaujolais! Combine the two and you have a wonderful day trip from Lyon that will delight your entire group:


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Itinerary of the full day Perouges & Beaujolais:

In the morning, after a 35-minute transfer, visit Pérouges, a medieval town with intact architecture, the setting for numerous cinema films including The Three Musketeers.

With your guide, discover the Fortress Church then take the streets with cobblestones. On the Central Square, admire the beauty of the old half-timbered houses dating from the 13th century and learn about the fascinating history of this weavers' village which was in turn part of the kingdom of Dauphiné then Savoy before becoming French.

Around 11:30 a.m., heads towards Beaujolais and on the way cross La Dombes, the region of a thousand ponds.

At 12:30 p.m., have lunch in a Beaujolais restaurant and savor the delicious local cuisine. Menus from €25/person. Possibility of lunch at a wine estate.

In the afternoon, visit the Golden Stones region and its listed village called Oingt with unforgettable street names: tyr-laine, Coupe Jarret, Trayne Cul, etc. Let yourself be dazzled by the colors of the landscapes covered with vines and the small villages built in ocher stone.

At 3:30 p.m., push the door of a family wine estate, meet a passionate winemaker and visit its facilities.

End this beautiful day with a tasting of several Beaujolais wines made from Gamay and Chardonnay grape varieties before returning to Lyon.

Half-day tour options from Lyon:

It is possible to do a half-day tour of around 4 hours with the discovery of Perouges alone or the South of Beaujolais with Oingt village and one winery.

These two half-day excursions can take place in the morning between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or in the afternoon between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Useful information :

- Pick-up and drop-off for your group at your hotel in Lyon, France.
- Transport by comfortable coach.
- Guiding in English, other languages possible.
- Tasting of 3-4 wines included.
- Please wear walking shoes and a good jacket.

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