In the heart of hilly landscapes, the Beaujolais wine route ...
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Between Burgundy and Golden Stone Country, from the Ferme du Poulet,
Your stop in Villefranche-sur-Saône, capital of Beaujolais
During your stay in our hotel-restaurant in Villefranche-sur-Saône, you will have the opportunity to visit the capital of Beaujolais and discover its extraordinary heritage. Created in the 12th century, the city has preserved superb old buildings such as the Cour des Fleurons, a small jewel of the 15th century, the Maison Giliquin with its well, or the House of Madame Roland with its large facade and its 17th century ironwork. Another essential stop in the visit of the city is the Rue Nationale, a veritable open-air gallery that stretches for nearly a kilometer where you will find the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame des Marais with its superb flamboyant facade, classified as a historical monument. its Romanesque bell tower. Nearby, the city's famous and imposing covered market, whose architecture is inspired by religious art, is also worth a visit.
A few kilometers from our hotel, the southern Beaujolais, a lively and luminous land,
also called "The Little Beaujolais Tuscany " is famous for these charming villages labeled "Vineyards and Discoveries" since 2010, built with a yellow ocher stone that reflects the sun’s rays harmoniously. It is a landscape with gentle hills sometimes dotted with vineyards, sometimes forest roads that lead you to discover these villages. You will be captivated by the beauty of the landscape, a haven for this exceptional heritage: Bagnols with its 13th century castle, Chatillon-d'Azergues and its medieval buildings, Oingt perched and fortified village listed "most beautiful villages of France" , Chessy-les-Mines and its 12th century castle or Lacenas and its castle of Sou, an architectural jewel ...
Beaujolais is also a generous terroir with high quality wines and culinary specialties to discover without further delay.
Set amidst the vineyards, 20 kilometers north of Lyon ...