Posts from On the road

  • The Beaujolais: a quality welcome

    A friendly welcome and a sociable atmosphere is part of the lifestyle in the Beaujolais region. Wine tourism professionals like winegrowers carry on this tradition by making a point of always extending a very warm welcome to visitors. And it works! Everyone who comes to the Beaujolais region leaves completely bowled over.

  • The Beaujolais Wine Route

    Like any self-respecting winegrowing area, the Beaujolais region has its own wine route. It continues on from the Burgundy Wine Route, passing through the region’s main tourist attractions. All we can say is that there is nothing quite like this 140-km circuit across the ridges for tickling your taste buds and dazzling your eyes.

    From Chânes nearly all the way to Lyon, you'll receive a warm welcome in dozens of municipalities from locals who will be only too pleased to help you discover their heritage, wines and delicacies.

  • Postcard from the Beaujolais

    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.

  • Calendar of events Spring - Summer 2017

    Discover the fairs and activities taking place this Spring and this Summer...

  • On the trail of the cadoles in the Beaujolais region

    Cadoles are typical buildings in the Beaujolais region. They are charming, dry-stone huts in amongst the vines. Now often used as places to shelter during storms or to eat a snack or meal, they were once also used as storerooms or, on rare occasions, as a temporary home for winegrowers.

    When you're following the Wine Route, see if you can spot these unusual-looking huts, hidden in the heart of the vines…

  • Cadoles et Sens, foodie outings in Pierres Dorées

    Take a trip organised by the Cadoles et Sens Association into the startling green countryside of the Beaujolais vines gently caressed by the sun in Pierres Dorées country.

    Every year for two days in Spring, organised foodie and picnic walks take you around three villages in Pierre Dorées country, otherwise known as French Tuscany.