The Beaujolais wine route

Join this wine itinerary to discover and taste Beaujolais wines in all their diversity!
Wine tasting, Local activities, Walking & Sightseeing

When to book - availability

All year long, Every Thursday afternoon at 2.00 pm or Saturday morning at 9.00 am


  • An itinerary devoted to wine to introduce you to oenology
  • Discovery the region in its entirety
  • Taste a wide selection of 17 amazing French wines
Languages: English, French
Duration: 4,5 hours
Group size: min 1 - max 8
Starting / Meeting point: Departure and return Place Bellecour, outside Lyons Tourist Office

A few kilometres from Lyons, the northern region of Beaujolais is famous for its vintages. Wind your way around the hills with our driver-guide and wine lover, who will introduce you to a rich and varied wine-making region. 

We will start this half-day devoted to wine and the vintages of Beaujolais by an introduction to wine-making with a tour of the oenosensorial circuit at Château de Pizay. This extremely beautiful estate that offers premium services invites you 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.  Fun and educational, this interactive itinerary offers you the chance to obtain your first amateur wine expert diploma! The visit then ends 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.

After this, we will take the wine route and continue our itinerary through the vineyards. You will be able to admire the variety of landscapes that constitute the treasures of this region. We will explain why this region produces so many famous wines.

We will 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.

What's included

  • Luxurious minibus excursion (such as a Mercedes Viano)
  • All-inclusive package: transport, visit to the Castle and tasting included
  • Copious good quality tasting (up to a total of 17 wines))


For cancellations made up to 48 hours before the activity starts, the paid amount will be fully refundable. Otherwise you will be charged the full amount. If you don´t show up for the activity, you will also not receive a refund.
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