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Top Choice Fusion in Beaujolais

Au 14 Février

For a gastronomic experience in the Beaujolais area, look no further than this gem of a restaurant. A true alchemist, Japanese chef Masafumi Hamano has got the magic formula right, fusing French with Japanese to cre…
French in Beaujolais

Joséphine à Table

This easy-going, much-loved bistro always packs a crowd for its excellent-value cooking, which showcases the region's stellar produce. Corks on the ceiling and corkscrews at every table are a subtle reminder that yo…
French in Beaujolais

La Terrasse du Beaujolais

That view! Perched high above Chiroubles at an altitude of 760m, this well-known venture offers a sensational panorama over the entire Beaujolais region, the Saône valley and the Alps. Food-wise, it's no less impres…
Park in Beaujolais

Beaujolais Greenway

Set on a converted railway line, this new greenway runs for 15km between Beaujeu and Belleville. It's paved and mostly flat, making it ideal for cycling, inline skating or running. From Beaujeu, you can access the g…
Museum in Beaujolais

La Maison du Terroir Beaujolais

This exhibition space has a series of rooms with audiovisual displays that highlight the wine, food and culture of the Beaujolais. If you'd rather not visit the galleries, it's worth exploring the shop, which is pac…
Historic Building in Beaujolais

Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais Priory

For architecture buffs, this 10th-century priory founded by the monks of Cluny is a must. It's notable for its superb Roman cloister and elaborate porch. Adjacent to the building is a small museum that displays art …
French in Beaujolais

Auberge du Cep

Traditional cooking at its best. Feast on regional specialities such as pike-perch, snails, perfectly fried frogs’ legs, and rosy tenderloin of Charolais beef (France’s best) in a rustic dining room.
Wine in Beaujolais

Sarmentelles de Beaujeu

Held in Beaujeu, this street party sees five days of wine tasting, live music and dancing kick off the day before Beaujolais Nouveau is tapped.