Following a morning pickup at your Lyon hotel, meet your private guide and take a seat in your vehicle to begin your 9–hour tour. Travel through pretty villages in the heart of the Beaujolais region, and enjoy sweeping views over the rolling hillsides.
First, stop in Oingt — widely considered among the most beautiful villages in France — and visit an artisan chocolate factory to see how cacao is transformed into chocolate. Afterward, spin onward through Bagnols, Jarnioux, and Montmelas, and admire traditional castles hiding among the vineyards.
Stop for lunch (own expense) in a traditional Beaujolais restaurant, then visit a family-owned winery deep in the countryside. Explore the wine cellar with your private guide and taste some of the delicate wines in production.
As you explore Beaujolais, listen as your private guide sheds light on the characteristics of the land and the different grape varietals for which the region is famous. Admire panoramic views over the Alps and the Dombes from the summit of Mt. Brouilly, then return in comfort to your Lyon hotel to bring your tour to an end.
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Discover the diverse flavors of central France on this 9-hour Beaujolais wine tour from Lyon. Delve deep into the Beaujolais region with a private guide and visit an artisan chocolate factory in Oingt. Pass Bagnols, Jarnioux, and Montmelas on route to a traditional family-owned winery, and sample the wines in production. Along the way, gain insight into the different grape varietals for which Beaujolais is famous, and gain insight into their diverse flavors. This 9-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Lyon hotel.