Beaujolais & Pérouges - From Lyon in small group tours

Beaujolais & Pérouges - From Lyon in small group tours
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$123.53
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Escape from city and discover Lyon's magnificient countryside and its best sights. Visit Oingt & Pérouges listed among the 157 most beautiful towns in France and taste award winning Beaujolais wines at a small family winery. An educative & fun tour among friends you will remmeber for ever.

Morning : Beaujolais Golden Stones & Wine Tasting
At 9:00 am, your small group tour minibus leaves Place Bellecour in Lyon to explore Beaujolais considered as France's prettiest wine region and discover the unknown beauty of the Golden Stones Country. 
Cross several medieval towns built in ochre-coloured stones and see majestic castles. Visit the lovely picturesque village of Oingt and enjoy panoramic views of stunning landscapes with rolling hills dotted with vineyards.
Then push the door of a family winery and immerse yourself in history, "terroir" and tradition meeting the winemaker himself.
Enjoy a private vineyards inspection, learn about the wine making process and wine taste several Beaujolais wines in a friendly atmosphere.
Lunch : in a beaujolais Restaurant
Delight yourself with a delicious meal in a typical Beaujolais "bistrot" restaurant which serves regional cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you ! Lunch is not included (menu of the day 15 €/pers).
Afternoon : Visit of Perouges Medieval Town
Discover Pérouges medieval town, a "must see" attraction which makes you travel back to the middle age times!
Walk along cobblestone streets and appreciate the achitecture of ancient houses from the XIII to the XVI century. Learn about french History as you discover this unique setting used several times for background films including the 3 Musketeers.
Finally enjoy 30 minutes of free time : stroll through little craft souvenirs shops, try the local speciality pancake called "galette" or wine-taste some "bugey-pinot-noir" wines at a second wine cellar (not included in the tour).
At 5:15 pm, end of the tour, back to Lyon and drop off at Bellecour Square in front of Lyon Office de Tourisme
Just a beautiful day !

Escape from city and discover Lyon's magnificient countryside and its best sights. Visit Oingt & Pérouges listed among the 157 most beautiful towns in France and taste award winning Beaujolais wines at a small family winery. An educative & fun tour among friends you will remmeber for ever.