10 CRUS, 10 REASONS TO DISCOVER ANOTHER BEAUJOLAIS
Visit the first European wine theme parc at the heart of the wine trail
◊ Morning: From Belleville sur Saône, get onto the Beaujolais wine trail taking the Régnié-Durette direction, known
for its twin spired church, built by the same architect as the Basilica of Fourvière in Lyon, Pierre Bossan. Leaving the
village, stop by the Grange Charton, belonging to the Hospices of Beaujeu and admire the typical courtyard. Passing
Villé Morgon, stop by the Saint Joseph Hamlet and take a 10 minute stroll along the “chemin de croix”. Enjoy the
exceptional vistas from the terrace in Chiroubles. Then visit Avenas church, reputed for having a magnificent
12th century sculpted altar.
◊ Lunch: Restaurant la terrasse du Beaujolais - Route d’Avenas - 69115 Chiroubles - 04 74 69 90 79
Exceptional panoramic terrace, homemade food, large choice of desserts, from 24,50€ pp. (cf. week 50)
Auberge du cep - Place de l’église - 69820 Fleurie - 04 74 04 10 77
Gastronomic restaurant of local cuisine, from 20€ pp. lunch time and mid-week only.
◊ Afternoon: Don’t miss the exceptional view point from the “madone de Fleurie”. Then discover the famous Moulin à Vent,
a historic monument from the XVth century, being the last in the Beaujolais and the Maconnais district to have conserved its
Visit the Hameau Duboeuf (cf. week 39), the 1st European OEnoparc, with 3* in the Michelin leisure guide. This theme park
of 30,000 m2 unveils the secrets of its vineyards, their origins, their implantations and their techniques. Discover the jobs and
related activities surrounding wine and the winemakers with amusing animations, a train station to travel through time,
a garden full of aromas and activities for all the family: a children’s discovery course, holograms, a 3D cinema, adventure
golf, and pedal cars.
◊ Wine tasting: Hameau Duboeuf (cf. week 39)
A +: Wine tasting all of the Beaujolais and Maconnais labels of origin in a magnificent setting.
◊ Gastronomic dinner: Rouge et Blanc - 513 route de Fleurie 69570 Romanèche - 03 85 35 51 70 (cf. week 3)
Brasserie of the 3*Michelin chef Georges Blanc from 23€ pp (cf. week 33)
◊ Activities: Discover the Beaujolais in ecologic way with Balade Beaujolais Gyropode (cf. week 4). Tree adventure
park in Avenas. Guided tours (amis guides en Beaujolais). Guided tours in quad at Avenas. Farm and poney club
”p’tits bilounes” in Cenves. The green cycling path in Beaujolais. Poney park and an enchanting merrygoround in
Charentay. Visit the l’Hôtel Dieu in Belleville. A visit to the Corcelles Castle.Rire en beaujolais.
◊ Tips: Trade Guild Museum, located in Romanèche-Thorins, explains the concept of special guilds for the building and
construction trades by showcasing the collection of Pierre-François Guillon, a Master Carpenter of the guild known
as «the Duty of Freedom».
◊ Pass découverte: 1 bought ticket = 2 sites at reduced cost : Cluny Abbey, Royal Monastery of Brou and the Hameau
Duboeuf) (cf. weeks 45, 13 and 39. Spa at the Pizay Château.
◊ The Contes du Patrimoine provide you in Oingt a French or bilingual French-English guided tour of Régnié
Durette village for a 1h30 (minimum of 8 participants) on Wednesday 12th/26th July and 16th/30th August 2017 at
2.30 pm. These tours introduce the territory and vineyards Beaujolais, emblematic buildings as well. After these tours,
a wine tasting can be scheduled within a wine cellar (registration upon booking).