Macon & Beaujolais Wine Tour (9:00 am to 5:15 pm) - Small Group Tour from Lyon

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  • Day Trip
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  • 8.3 hr

Pouilly Fuissé, Pouilly Vinzelles, Mâcon Villages, St Véran, Fleurie, Morgon, Brouilly, Moulin-a-Vent ... Welcome to Macon & Beaujolais Crus regions where some of the best Chardonnay and Gamay wines are produced! Along this wine tour in South Burgundy, visit 2 family wineries and make yours the famous French adage which says "Whites then reds won't go to your head; reds then whites and you're out for the night"!

Itinerary Details


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Stop At: Office of Tourism and Congress of Metropolis of Lyon

At 8:50 am, our guide English Speaking guide will meet you in front of Lyon Office de Tourisme building located on Bellecour Square (50 m opposite Le Royal Hotel). After a short walk, participants will get on the 8 seaters minivan to begin the excursion.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: La Roche de Solutre

After a transfer about 40 minutes in minivan, travel on the famous Macon Route des Vins and discover a beautiful wine country. Cross Pierreclos and Vergisson towns before "hitting" one of nature's masterpieces, Solutré Roch (493 m), a symbol of Southern Burgundy. Stop to take pictures of this "Sphinx" which dominates Mâcon vineyards also listed as a major Palaeolithic site in France.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

At 10:45 am, experience a warm welcome at a Macon family Estate in Fuissé town. With the winemaker, visit the winery and learn about the wine-making process and barrel-aging of Chardonnays. Then, enter the wine-tasting room sample a selection of Macon white wines among themselves, the famous Pouilly-Fuissé cru. Feel all the finesse & freshness of these perfectly balanced chardonnays with a slight oaky finish.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Fleurie

Lunch in Juliénas or Fleurie towns Delight yourself with a delicious meal in a local restaurant which serves Beaujolais cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you! Menus start from € 20-24, lunch not included.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By:

Follow the journey driving on the magnificent Beaujolais Crus wine road from North to South and discover charming little towns: Villié Morgon, Chiroubles, Moulin-à-Vent, etc.

Stop At: Chenas

Then, visit at second family winery, learn everything about the gamay grape and its unique wine making-process called semi-carbonic maceration which gives a special fruitiness to the wines. Finally, go to the historic cellar to enjoy several Beaujolais red wines. Delight yourself with these beautiful "crus" as you share a unique moment of friendship. All in a day, white & red wines!

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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