Posts from Pierres Dorées
In the south of the Beaujolais winegrowing area, there’s a hint of Italy in the air... If you happen to come across some dazzling villages while you’re out walking in the Rhône department then look no further, you’re in a little piece of Tuscany in France. Yes, you’ve read it right!
The Pierre Dorées in the heart of the winegrowing area is a group of villages with unusual and unique dwellings. Old buildings that add a touch of magic to the green landscapes of the Beaujolais countryside. If you’re looking for somewhere completely different, to really get away from it all, this is the place for you. Avanti!
Imagine the scene: rows of vine plants, rolling hills and a village of golden stones in amongst the vines, and there you have the Beaujolais region. Well, a small glimpse of it at least.
Because when it comes to panoramic scenery, the Beaujolais region has plenty to offer! Hills, plains, forests, rivers, sloping hillsides, grasslands, the views are all stunning and varied in equal measure.
The Beaujolais region has so much to offer! Wine and festivals are of course what first come to mind when you think of this wonderful corner of France, but it’s also a great and original destination where families, couples, walkers and food and wine enthusiasts can discover the many faces of this region.
Still not sure? Well, see what you think once you’ve read these 14 good reasons to take a short break in the Beaujolais...