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    Road Trip to Lyon with Stops for Food Lovers

    Road Trip to Lyon with Stops for Food Lovers
    Starts from

    Paris

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    14

    Duration

    14 hours

    Length

    288 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Paris

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    14 hours

    Length

    288 mi

    Gastronomy
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    Caroline Adam

    Caroline Adam

    Blogger

    Highlights

    • Eat some of the most famous French dishes from the region crossed.
    • Visit the Fontainbleau castle.
    • Make your own mustard in the Moutarderie Fallot.
    • Have a wine tasting in Château de Pommard.
    • Try a food court with 12 chefs in Lyon.
    This itinerary will delight all the French food lovers. The day will start with a typical French breakfast with croissant and pain au chocolat before visiting the beautiful Fontainbleau castle. For lunch, the stop will be in a typical Burgundy restaurant where you will have the possibility to eat snails and beef bourgignon. On the afternoon, a visit in the Moutarderie Fallot will allow you to know more about how we do mustard. Then, a wine tasting is planned to drink (and buy if you want) some French wines. At the end of the day, you will arrive in Lyon and have dinner in a surprising place where you can try 12 different types of cuisine.

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    This itinerary will delight all the French food lovers. The day will start with a typical French breakfast with croissant and pain au chocolat before visiting the beautiful Fontainbleau castle. For lunch, the stop will be in a typical Burgundy restaurant where you will have the possibility to eat snails and beef bourgignon. On the afternoon, a visit in the Moutarderie Fallot will allow you to know more about how we do mustard. Then, a wine tasting is planned to drink (and buy if you want) some French wines. At the end of the day, you will arrive in Lyon and have dinner in a surprising place where you can try 12 different types of cuisine.
    Caroline Adam

    Caroline Adam

    Blogger

    • Eat some of the most famous French dishes from the region crossed.
    • Visit the Fontainbleau castle.
    • Make your own mustard in the Moutarderie Fallot.
    • Have a wine tasting in Château de Pommard.
    • Try a food court with 12 chefs in Lyon.

    Day Itinerary

    14 Activities
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    Day 1

    288 mi0.9 mi

    A Day Full of Culinary Discoveries of Typical French Dishes

    On the road to Lyon, there are amazing stops to do, especially if you like culinary experiences and French gastronomy. In the regions crossed, you will have the opportunity to taste the most popular dishes and specialities. Some of them are even internationally known.
    08:305 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Park your car here, you're going to start your journey with a classic French breakfast and then head to Fontainebleau.
    0.3 mi5 min
    Le Grand Café
    08:4530 min

    Le Grand Café

    French Restaurant
    Open Details
    Let's start the day with a typical French breakfast to eat croissants and pains au chocolat. With a tea, coffee or hot chocolate it is perfect before starting this day full of surprises and discoveries.
    The Grand Café is ideally located in the heart of Fontainebleau on the Napoléon Bonaparte place.
    0.2 mi5 min
    Château de Fontainebleau
    09:301 hr

    Château de Fontainebleau

    Castle
    Open Details
    The Château de Fontainebleau is a royal castle from the Renaissance which deserves the trip as it is beautiful outside and inside. It has more than 1500 rooms and tells the story of over 800 years.
    Possessing around ​​130 hectares, the castle has also three gardens and a park to visit.
    0.2 mi5 min
    10:355 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Pick up the car and get ready for more food and astounding views.
    65 mi1 hr 10 min
    11:505 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Park your car here before having dinner in Auxerre.
    0.2 mi5 min
    Le Maison Fort
    12:001 hr

    Le Maison Fort

    French Restaurant
    Open Details
    Le Maison Fort is a restaurant located in the center of Auxerre. This is the perfect place to eat the culinary specialties of Burgundy such as the snails or the famous beef bourgignon. All the products are from the region with local producers and a lot of organic products.
    92.9 mi1 hr 40 min
    14:451 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Park your car here to venture to the only operating mustard mill in Dijon.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Fallot Mustard Mill
    14:551 min

    Fallot Mustard Mill

    Museum
    Open Details
    La Moutarderie Fallot is an independent Burgundian and family house since 1840.
    There are 2 visits that you can do as individual : a Museographic route for discovery and a Strong Sensations route for a sensory approach.
    With the discovery route you will visit an old reconstructed workshop and have the possibility to make your own mustard.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Château De Pommard
    16:001 hr 30 min

    Château De Pommard

    Winery
    Open Details
    Château de Pommard is a perfect place to learn more about Pinot Noir and Chardonnay which are 2 great French wines. The wine lovers will enjoy the different tastings that you can do on site.
    As you have to book in advance the tasting, you can select the tour that you prefer. Good to know: they also offer personalized experience to book.
    55 mi1 hr 10 min
    18:305 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Park here to get some local deserts.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Les Coursives
    18:4030 min

    Les Coursives

    Tea Room
    Open Details
    Les Coursives is a tea room like no other located in the city center of Mâcon. This is a great place to try the famous mâconnais. This is a sweet french cake with meringue cream very popular in the region.
    As it will be apero time, you can also drink the “Bartonn” beer which is a typical Mâconnaise beer.
    44 mi1 hr
    20:155 min

    Car Park

    Parking
    Open Details
    Park here to experience something extraordinary in terms of food in Lyon city centre.
    0.3 mi10 min
    Food Traboule
    20:301 hr 30 min

    Food Traboule

    Food Court
    Open Details
    In the city center of Lyon, within the Tour Rose, discover the Food Traboule. It is a food court which consists of 12 stands run by 12 chefs from Lyon. There are also 2 bars as well as a coffee shop.
    The great thing about Food Traboule is that everybody can eat what they want (Italian, French, Asian...). You order at the counter and when it is ready you have bip that informs you when the food is ready. Everything is cooked on site in front of you and it is fresh and local.
    It is not possible to book your table in advance but it goes quickly because there are 240 seats.
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