3 DAYS RIDE IN BEAUJOLAIS
Take a ride to discover the secret corners of Beaujolais, a shining twist of golden stones villages, vineyards, mysterious woods, mounts of which reliefs shape around you. You will get to meet the winegowers, taste their delicious wines: a breathtaking cultural ride at the heart of the region.
Day 1 : 36 KM – 6h riding
Take a nice breakfast at the hotel before the ride beggins, then you can prepare the horses, now let's go for the adventure ! Ride across the "plaine des Chères", a large plain to experience galloping bewteen the vineyards and fields, and the Saône valley to join the Azergue valley, by way of the first reliefs of "Beaujolais Pierres dorées", with its picturesque villages : Thézé, Oingt, Saint-Laurent d’Oingt.
You will be hosted by winegrowers themselves, who can't wait to share their products and wine with you. They will gladly take the time to explain how the long process of wine making works in their cuvage.
Day 2: 28 KM- 7h riding
A full immersion into nature, step by step, you leave the Beaujolais houses to reach the heart of the "Green Beaujolais" and its landscapes split into narrow valleys and pine forests. Follow your ride on ridges trails with unmatched view on the Saône Valley, passing by the Saint Bonnet chapel... Gallop peacefully on the ridges. Night spent by the foot of the Montmelas castle, in the village of Caras, in a beautiful house built with old restaued stones, at the town's heart.
Day 3 : 36 KM- 6h30 riding
Move down back to the valley by a ridges trail, passing by the Jarnioux castle, then cross the Pouilly le Monial village, Alix's woods, Charnay and Chazay d'Azergues.
Wayback at a steady pace across the "Vallée des Chères" and through the Monts d'Or to Saint-Germain-Au-Mont-d'Or.
Package including Horse/ Saddlery / Farrier and veterinary assistance / GPS / Itinerary / Organisation /
Meals & Accomodation (first day picknick not included) : 490 euros per person
5 persons and more : 460 euros per person