Private Castles of Burgundy Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon

Private Castles of Burgundy Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon
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$541.18
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

This oenological and cultural excursion invites you to discover the terroir of Burgundy of the Sun. Take place on our comfortable mini-van for an original tour in the heart of one of the most prestigious wine regions of France. Located north of Lyon, Burgundy is famous for its delicious appellations that are among the most famous in the world. Wines and castles has always been intimately linked in the history of the region. That is the reason why our itinerary naturally combines historical visits with high quality oenological tastings.

 

Accompanied by our oenophile guide-driver, discover an exceptional historical and wine heritage. This unusual tour will reveal all the beauties of this territory to share an exceptional moment.

From Lyon, we will take the motorway to the North to quickly arrive at our first stop at Pierreclos Castle. This medieval castle perched on a rocky outcrop in the heart of the vineyard, will certainly seduce you with its many attractions. At first, a historical and cultural visit will allow you to discover this historical monument. The faithful renovation of the castle transcribes with talent the atmosphere of the fifteenth century. Throughout the rooms, the visit projects us into the chivalrous world of the weapons room or the dungeons, without forgetting the domestic daily cooking or bakery ... At the end of the visit, you will taste some wines of this vineyard engaged in organic farming. Its 8 hectares of vines produce an excellent Pouilly-Fuissé and Burgundy Pinot Noir.

 

Then we will leave on the wine route. Our circuit will then pass to the mythical Roche de Solutré. You can then observe this unique limestone escarpment, highly publicized in the 80s by the ritual rise of President François Mitterrand.

Our route will take us to the Château de Chasselas. The owner of this 12-hectare estate will welcome you to this prestigious historic site with remarkable aesthetics. You will have the chance to discover its expertise during a convivial meeting. You will be able to visit the vines and the wine-making.

Finally, we will end this day with a wines tasting from the estate accompanied by a muffin. This traditional snacks, typical of the region, will allow you to taste also some local gastronomic specialties.

This oenological and cultural excursion invites you to discover the terroir of Burgundy of the Sun. Take place on our comfortable mini-van for an original tour in the heart of one of the most prestigious wine regions of France. Located north of Lyon, Burgundy is famous for its delicious appellations that are among the most famous in the world. Wines and castles has always been intimately linked in the history of the region. That is the reason why our itinerary naturally combines historical visits with high quality oenological tastings.

 

Accompanied by our oenophile guide-driver, discover an exceptional historical and wine heritage. This unusual tour will reveal all the beauties of this territory to share an exceptional moment.