Lyon is ideally located in centre of very diverse territories, which give this richness to the city. That is what we suggest you discover on this tour. World famous for its Beaujolais Nouveau, the Beaujolais region offers many wines with rich aromas. Known for its poultry the Bresse region invites you for an historic and gourmet break before making your way to the authentic medieval village of Perouges, in the heart of the Dombes region.
Visit these emblematic territories that are Beaujolais, Bresse and Dombes, in an unusual way. This original itinarary will offer you a global overview of the Lyonnaise region. Enjoy an exceptional day to discover the wonders of these three regions.
Leaving from Lyon, you will take the road in the direction of the Beaujolais region, just up north of Lyon. Morning will start with a tour of a winery where you will be able to test your knowledge of the Beaujolais wines. Thanks to a tasting of the wines of the estate you will be able to discover and fully appreciate the aromatic richness of these wines.
You continue your trip in Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne, in the heart of the Bresse region. With its remarkable architecture, and its famous Bresse poultry this small offers a gourmet stopover for you to have lunch. Your guide will gladly give you advice about the local specialities you should taste. On Saturdays, market day, you will be able to wander around the stalls under the halls dating back from the 11th century, in an authentic and convivial atmosphere. You will then take the road to Pérouges and cross the unique sceneries of the Dombes region, the region of a thousand lakes. This medieval village listed as one of The Prettiest Villages of France welcomes you for a gourmet break, in the authentic hostellerie from the 13th century. You will taste the famous “Galette” from which the recipe is kept secret. You will have some free time in the village, so you can wander in the small cobblestone streets and travel back in time, before heading back to Lyon