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69840 Juliénas, France

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Things to Do in Beaujolais

Welcome to the enchanting world of Beaujolais, a region brimming with captivating activities and unforgettable adventures. Nestled in the heart of France, Beaujolais offers a diverse range of experiences that cater to every traveler’s passion. From wine enthusiasts and nature lovers to history buffs and culinary aficionados, Beaujolais has something to entice and delight everyone.

Exploration on Foot:

Beyond its renowned wines, this region beckons with enchanting hiking trails that wind through the vine-covered landscapes. Tailored to various skill levels, you can opt for leisurely circular strolls, village-to-village jaunts, or immersive day-long treks in the encompassing hills of Vâtre.

Maps detailing these picturesque paths can be obtained either in Vâtre or from the Tourist Offices located in Fleurie or Beaujeu.

Cycling Adventures:

This corner of France holds irresistible allure for cyclists, thanks to its tranquil roads and captivating vistas. The marked Beaujolais wine trail guides you through the charming local villages, offering a unique perspective of the area’s beauty.

For off-road cycling enthusiasts, VTT adventures are also prevalent in the vicinity. Your bicycles can be securely stored with us.


Vâtre boasts proximity to exceptional golf courses that extend a warm welcome to visitors. A mere 20-minute drive connects you to two superb courses suitable for players of all skill levels. Additionally, two 36-hole championship courses near Lyon, which have proudly hosted European Tour events, are within reach. Open year-round, these courses extend their hospitality to non-members.

Golf La Commanderie, situated just east of Mâcon, boasts an eighteen-hole course complemented by a restaurant. The multilingual staff cater to English, French, German, Dutch, and Italian speakers.

North of Macon, you’ll find Golf de Mâcon La Salle, another eighteen-hole course accompanied by a restaurant.

Golf Club de Lyon, ranked among France’s top ten courses, is approximately an hour’s drive from the vineyard. Nestled in a 220-hectare nature reserve, this club features two splendid 18-hole courses. With its elegant clubhouse, dining establishment, and driving range, Golf Club de Lyon offers a rewarding journey for avid golfers.

Golf du Gouverneur presents two championship courses with 18 holes each. The sprawling 6,400-meter Breuil course stands as Europe’s longest, accompanied by the 5,880-meter Montaplan course. Both courses meander across gentle rolling hills adorned with serene freshwater lakes that grace several holes. This golf haven provides comprehensive facilities, including a restaurant, putting greens, and chipping areas.