Beaujolais Crus Wines & Castles (2:00 pm - 6:30 pm) - Small Group Tour from Lyon

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  • 4.5 hr

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:

Itinerary Details


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

At 1:50 pm, 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 wine to the Northern Beaujolais.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Mont Brouilly

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. Pass the Mont Brouilly, a strikingly beautiful dormant volcano covered by secular vineyards.

Stop At:

At 3:15 pm, push the door of a small family winery, meet a passionate wine-maker and learn the different steps of the unique wine making process of Beaujolais called "semi-carbonic" maceration. Then, go to the nicely decorated caveau (wine-tasting room) to enjoy several crus Beaujolais wines from different vintages.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fleurie

Then, cross Morgon and travel to La Madone Chapel in Fleurie town to 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!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chenas

Travel again on the Beaujolais wine road, pass Moulin-à-Vent and then reach Chénas town to discover the amazing cellar of a Chateau Wine Estate full of oak barrels. It is time to savor beautiful Crus wines as your guide describe them and tell you about their aromas, balance and complexity ... Just unforgettable!

Duration: 45 minutes

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

At 6:30 pm, your guide will drop you off at Lyon Office de Tourism Building, at Bellecour Square. A must do wine tour!

Duration: 5 minutes
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