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Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon

1. Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon

Escape to Lyon’s famous wine country on a half-day tour to Southern Beaujolais and enjoy the wonders of this region, in a small group. Famous for its Beaujolais Nouveau, the region offers also unique and charming little golden stone villages. Leaving from Lyon, your passionate driver and guide will take you through the hills of this wonderful region, which is often compared to Tuscany. Start the day with an introduction to wine-tasting in a beautiful and scenic setting, where you will be told all about the notion of 'Terroir'. Then, enjoy a stroll in the charming golden stones medieval village of Oingt and learn more about the history of Beaujolais. Continue in a family winery to discover more wines and learn all about the secret of French wine-making while having the traditional 'machon', the silk workers breakfast. This tour is the perfect opportunity to learn all about the Beaujolais region and it’s wines in a fun and friendly atmosphere with scenic views all along.

Lyon: Guided Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

2. Lyon: Guided Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

Discover at least 5 food stops on a guided walking tour in Lyon. (food choice depending on season and availability). Try an original quenelle, the famous cotes du Rhône, traditional French sweets, lemon liquor and one glass of wine and water in the remaining stops Enjoy the views and atmosphere of the old town area of the city. Learn about local history and culture with an expert local guide.

Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon

3. Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon

Spend a beautiful morning and discover the northern part of Beaujolais, known for its crus. Your shared or private guide will take you to this famous region on a charming wine route with amazing scenery. Start the day with a gourmet stop in the regional farmer’s market of Villefranche, the capital of Beaujolais, and discover the famous “Mâchon”. This traditional snack will treat you to the best local cheeses and charcuterie and is served with a glass of wine. Driving through the hills and charming villages of this region, learn all about the “terroir” before ending the tour in a family-run winery. Meet the winemaker who will show you his estate and tell you all about his passion before welcoming you in the cellar for a tasting. This tour is ideal to discover the region in all its flavors!

Beaujolais: Half-Day Wine Tour

4. Beaujolais: Half-Day Wine Tour

Begin this half-day devoted to wine and the vintages of Beaujolais by an introduction to wine-making with a tour at the beautiful Château de Pizay to discover the culture of wine-making. Increase your knowledge of wine and understand the general notion of “terroir” in order to fully comprehend the treasures of this wine-making heritage. Get the chance to obtain your first amateur wine expert diploma! End the visit at the wine shop which presents all the estate’s wines. You will be able to taste twelve wines from the estate, both reds, and whites. Take the wine route and continue the itinerary through the vineyards. Admire the variety of landscapes that constitute the treasures of this region. Your guide will explain to you why this region produces so many famous wines. Then, go and meet a wine-maker who will present his estate and wine production. Another opportunity to taste five high-quality wines will again allow you to test what you learned about wine in the morning.

Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

5. Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

Experience Lyon through its music heritage as you journey through the town’s musical scenes and history through interacting with the historical, social and architectural influences. Walk along an itinerary developed in Presqu’ile and slopes of Croix-Rousse hill to learn about different stories and musical scenes from the past and the present. Hear musical playlists as you go to enhance the experience. Understand Lyon through its urban, geological, and social morphology through different musical periods of the town that has had. Have and authentic moment as you go to a wine cellar to taste wine paired with delectable music.

Lyon: Secret Food Tour

6. Lyon: Secret Food Tour

Explore one of Lyon's most beloved traditions, food, and find out why the city has been considered the world capital of gastronomy since 1935. Feast on a traditional breakfast, pastry, hot dish, cheese, and a secret dish that you can only discover on this tour while savoring lovely local wines. After setting off from the meeting point in Vieux Lyon, make your first stop at the most authentic delicatessen in the city to experience a traditional Lyonnaise breakfast. Next, cross the Saône River to sample a delicious local pastry. Continue your tour through the Presqu'île district, Lyon's city center, and see amazing monuments, statues, and fountains along the way. Try a traditional and authentic hot dish, which varies from tour to tour, before moving on to a local cheese tasting inside a historical monument. Finally, delight in a secret dish that your guide will only reveal to you at the end of your tour. During your food journey, you will sample some of Lyon's most traditional flavors and gain a better understanding of French culture and history, as well as how to live like a local. 

Beaujolais Segway Tour With Wine Tasting

7. Beaujolais Segway Tour With Wine Tasting

Follow your enthusiastic and passionate Segway guide through this Beaujolais scenic wine route using an innovative and ecological means of transportation. A fun experience to share with family and friends as it is suitable for beginners. Meet your guide in the morning or in the afternoon depending on the chosen time slot of your segway tour. First, you will be trained in how to use your segway (15 minutes). Then, you’ll be ready to enjoy the tour with confidence. Each circuit is designed for everyone to enjoy the beauty of the Beaujolais countryside and its historical villages. The Segway tour starts from a winemaker's home, also known as a “Domaine” located in a charming village next to Villefranche-sur-Saone, only 30 minutes from Lyon. Your local guide will take you through vineyards and other beautiful landscapes. Stop to take pictures of the hillside and the many small villages surrounding them. After exploring the fields, continue through the medieval village of Oingt to admire its beauty and character. You will then head back to the winemaker's home by roads and through fields. You will be welcomed by the winegrower who will happily introduce his wines and local products to you. 

Lyon: Half-Day Vienne & Côte-Rotie Wine Tasting Tour

8. Lyon: Half-Day Vienne & Côte-Rotie Wine Tasting Tour

Discover the famous Côte-Rôtie vineyards with this half-day tour which combines cultural discovery and tastings of local specialties and wine. Your passionate driver and guide takes you to the heart of the roman city of Vienne, where you will discover antic and medieval buildings. Also enjoy a gourmet stop where you will taste the local charcuterie and cheeses and wine. The tour will continue with a visit of a family-run winery in the Côte-Rôtie vineyard. Stroll in the wines and get a chance to meet with the winemaker and exchange with him. Of course, you will have a wine tasting of several wines. The Côte-Rôtie vineyard will no longer have secrets for you!

Lyon: City Cruise with Charcuterie, Cheese, and Wine

9. Lyon: City Cruise with Charcuterie, Cheese, and Wine

relax on board the boat for a gourmet cruise while discovering lyon: the fourviere basilica, the slopes of the red cross, the national music conservatory, the new confluence district this a unique experience to do during your trip to lyon. it's the promise of a chill moment while delighting your taste buds embarkation and disembarkation at the port of the dock of Confluence : 1 quai antoine riboud, next to the captaincy Easy parking at the parking lot of the Confluence shopping center Enjoy the superb panorama! your hostess will be able to tell you the key places during the cruise and will take care of you to make you live this unique experience !

Walking Food and Wine Tour in the Vieux Lyon

10. Walking Food and Wine Tour in the Vieux Lyon

Be surprised by the beauty of the Vieux Lyon area, Unesco protected neighborhood, and its mysterious Traboules (hidden passageways) Discover the best local pastries and sweets Lyon has to offer Traditional hot dishes to be shared in a typical Bouchon Restaurant And enjoy red and white wines from the region (Chardonnay, Gamay, Syrah) Experience more than a simple tour but a unique and memorable culinary experience Understand the Legacy of Lyon being the Capital Gastronomy of France and some say, the World

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4.7 / 5

based on 114 reviews

This was my favorite of all the excursions I did in Lyon. The first stop was at a church with a stunning view of rolling hills, vineyards, and a small village or two. The guide gave a lesson on the production of Beaujolais wines, and then we tasted a white wine, a rose, and a red wine, with a croissant. Next we were driven to the beautifully quaint town of Oingt and had time to explore. After this we went to a vineyard that has been in the same family for three generations, and saw a 100 year old vine that is still producing grapes. We again tasted probably 15 more wines, with bread and cheese. We also went inside the area where the grapes are processed and the wine is aged and stored. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly.

Excelente oportunidade de visitar 2 vinícolas na região de Beaujolais, numa experiência que envolve todos os sentidos: a beleza da região, os aromas das vinícolas e os sabores dos vinhos. Excellent opportunity to visit 2 wineries in the Beaujolais region, in an experience that involves all the senses: the beauty of the region, the aromas of the wineries and the flavors of the wines.

This activity was informative and fun. The guide was very well versed in not only the history of Lyon but also the music that has taken place there over the centuries. We walked through unique traboules and had delicious orange natural wine at a cool cave while listening to different sorts of music, from the Renaissance up through the techno music and EDM genres. Highly recommend!

We enjoyed our time with Baptiste. The food was great. The stops were very interesting. We got to taste a little of what beautiful Lyon has to offer.

Great tour - Didac the guide was brilliant, super friendly, knowledgable and engaging.