Beaujolais is a historical province, and world renowned wine-producing region of France. It is located north of Lyon, and covers parts of the north of the Rhône département. It is a beautiful region for hiking, biking, wine tasting, sightseeing as well as shopping.
There are lots of beautiful walks and bike trails less than 15-min away from our house, we will leave a book with itineraries,and our bicycles for you to use.
Lyon, the gastronomy capital of France, is 35-mins by car or train. There is so much to do in Lyon, we will leave a few books for you to browse through!
Paris is within easy reach by train, drive to Mâcon (30 min North of Villefranche) and take the TGV train in just 90 mins, you can easily do it as a day trip.
There are various activity parks 30-60 min away; such as the Parc des Oiseaux (birds), Touroparc (zoo), Walibi (attraction park), and Vulcania if you feel a bit more adventurous.
.....and not much further away are the French Alps (Chamonix is 2 hours drive)