- 4 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Brouilly, Morgon, Chiroubles, Fleurie, Moulin-a-Vent, Juliénas, etc. Welcome to the Northern Beaujolais Region where the elite Gamay wines called "crus" are produced! Along this wine tour, as you drive through charming towns with beautiful castles, let us introduce you to some of the most renowned Beaujolais wines at a small family winery & in the magnificent cellar of a Chateau Estate:
- High Comfort 8-seaters minibus with air-conditionning
- Guiding in English and French language.
- Expert guide in wine and Lyon region.
- Wine tasting included (9/10 wines)
Office of Tourism and Congress of Metropolis of Lyon, Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France
9:00 am - 1:30 pm The Meeting Point for Tour departure is the building of Lyon Office de Tourisme located on Bellecour Square (50 metres in front of Le Royal Hotel). Customers must join the Meeting Point 10 minutes before tour departure that is at 8:50 am. To access Bellecour Square, you can take Metro Line A or D - Station Place Bellecour or a Bus.
Returns to original departure point
Morning : Beaujolais Crus Wine Road & Terroir
At 9:00 am, your 8-seater minibus leaves Place Bellecour in Lyon to the Northern Beaujolais called CRUS wine region. Start the journey travelling on the beautiful Beaujolais "Route des Vins" and with your guide learn about the "terroir" (french philosphy for wine) and the different characteristics of the Beaujolais "crus" wines appellations.
Drive through "Moulin-à-Vent" Crus, represended by its emblematic windmill from the 15th century surrounded by vineyards. In this area of Beaujolais, vines grow on granit soils with veins of Manganese which gives more tannic and deeper wines.
Then, climb to La Madone Chapel in Fleurie and enjoy a breathtaking panaroma of the Beaujolais wine region: on clear days, you may have the chance to see the Alps and the Mount Blanc!
Visit of a Beaujolais Château Estate & a small family winery
Push the door of a chateau Wine Estate and enter a magnificent cellar full of oak barrels. In this amazing cellar setting, wine-taste several crus wines and with your connoisseur talk about their characteristics, balance and complexity.
Then, travel again on the wine road to reach a small family winery Estate of several generations.
Meet a passionate wine-maker, learn the different steps of the unique wine making process of Beaujolais called "semi-carbonic" maceration and finally go to wine-tasting room called "caveau".
Conclude the intense morning wine tour with a second wine-tasting of several crus wines in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
At 1:30 pm, we will drop you off in Lyon Bellecour Square.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.