Lyon and the Alps Places

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Beaujolais Route du Vin

Getting Here and Around

Autocars du Rhône. Autocars du Rhône (lines 161 and 164) connects Lyon with Villefranche-sur-Saône with multiple connections to surrounding towns.

SNCF. For the Beaujolais wine country, most people take the train to the station on the Place de la Gare in Villefranche-sur-Saône, 31 km (19 miles) north of Lyon, where trains to smaller towns are available. SNCF trains link Lyon Part-Dieu with Villefranche-sur-Saône (26 mins, €8.05). 36 35. www.sncf.fr.

Visitor Information

Beaujolais Tourist Office (96 rue de la Sous-Préfecture, Villefranche, 69400. 04–74–07–27–40. www.villefranche-beaujolais.fr.)

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