Escape from city and discover Lyon’s magnificent countryside and its best sights. Visit Oingt & Perouges listed among the 156 most beautiful towns in France and taste award winning Beaujolais wines at a small family winery. An educative & fun tour among friends you will remember forever!
In the morning, explore Beaujolais considered as France’s prettiest wine region and discover the unknown beauty of the Golden Stones Country. Cross several quaint medieval towns built in ochre-colored stones and see majestic castles.
Visit the 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 of the wine making process and wine taste several Beaujolais wines in a friendly atmosphere. At lunch, delight yourself with a delicious meal in a typical Beaujolais "Bistro" restaurant which serves regional cuisine. Our guide will be happy to translate and explain all the different courses for you! Menus start from € 16 during the week (Special of the day) and € 22 on weekends. Lunch, not included. In the afternoon, discover Pérouges medieval town, a "must see" attraction located east of Lyon, which makes you travel back to the middle age times! Walk along cobblestone streets and appreciate the architecture 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 specialty pancake called “galette” or wine-taste some "Bugey-Pinot Noir" wines at a second wine cellar (not included in the tour).
Just a beautiful day!