Lyon, Beaune & Burgundy’s Vineyards From Geneva

Our Lyon, Beaune & Burgundy’s Vineyard tour will transport you back in time, to a world where castles, artisan wine, and ancient traditions ruled. Discover the breathtaking old town of Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and learn why the city became one of the most revered wine centers in Europe. Visit three local vineyards, each with their own unique style and history, and sample authentic Burgundy wine straight from the cellars. Throw in a visit to the gothic masterpiece, the Hospices de Beaune, where you will be able to explore eerie 18th century pharmacies, and learn more about the building’s colorful history.

Trip Highlights

  • Exclusive discovery of Hospices de Beaune
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Vieux Lyon
  • Journey through Burgundy’s wine heritage
  • Savour the delights of Burgundy’s Wines and Châteaux’s
  • Explore the unique specialities of Lyon

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Trip Inclusions

  • Private Multilingual Guide
  • Private Chauffeur
  • Skip-the-Line Entrance Tickets to Hospices de Beaune
  • Exclusive Visit & Tasting at 3 Different Wine Châteaux’s
  • Local Tasting in Lyon

Trip Exclusions

  • Lunch

Itinerary

Your guide will meet you at your hotel or residence, and whisk you away to the stunning Burgundy region.

Lyon Old Town & the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière

Your first stop is the old town of Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage site and treasure trove of heritage and history. Your guide will lead you through the city, where you will discover the Town Hall, Bartholdi Fountain, Place des Terreaux, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Place Bellecour. At the end of your tour you will head on to a special tasting session, where you will have the chance to sample authentic Burgundy specialities. Finally you will explore the stunning Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, also a UNESCO site, and discover the gilded treasures hidden behind its Romanesque facade.

Town of Beaune & l’Hôtel-Dieu

After your city tour, you will have the chance to explore one of the most spectacular architectural achievements in France: the Hospices de Beaune. In the 15th century this gothic masterpiece was used as a hospital for the poor, and continued to house patients until 1971. As you wander beneath the pitched ceilings you will catch sight of exquisite murals, depicting dragons and grizzly battle scenes, and discover pharmacy shelves still lined with 18th-century flasks and pill bottles.

Château de Pommard Visit & Tasting

Next you will head to the local vineyard, Chateau de Pommard, where you will have the chance to indulge in an authentic Burgundy wine tasting session. Discover the heritage and history of Burgundy wine, as you wander through the stunning vineyards located in the grounds of the chateau. At the end of the tour you will be able to taste the vineyard’s iconic Pinot Noir, generally regarded as one of the best of its kind anywhere in the world.

Château de La Rochepot Visit & Tasting

Next you will travel to the Chateau de La Rochepot, a dramatic 15th century castle overlooking the pretty town of Rochepot. Your guide will take you through the ancient hallways, to rooms with colourful murals, and Gothic and Renaissance style furniture. Learn about the castle’s history, fraught with conflict, and how it became one of the most iconic landmarks in Burgundy. At the end of your tour you will have the chance to sample local wine, as you sit back and relax in the stunning castle courtyard.

Château de Meursault Visit & Tasting

Finally you will visit the Chateau de Meursault, home to a rosta of fine Burgundy wines and local produce. Your guide will lead you through the lush chateau vineyards, where you will be able to see where, and how, the grapes are grown. Explore acres of green rolling hills, all laden with produce, and sample the wines crafted at the castle.

At the end of the tour your guide and chauffeur will return you to your hotel or residence.

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