Condrieu

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DepartureCONDRIEU (69)
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Condrieu is located on Right Bank of the Rhone, approximately 11 km in the south of Vienna and 44 km in the south of Lyon, at the bottom of the last slopes of the Monnet Mount.


Visit Condrieu village

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Chief town of canton, this small town located at the extreme southern point of the department of the Rhone, at the characteristic to be with the crossroads of 3 departments: the Rhone, the Loire and the Isere which were formerly 3 provinces: the Lyonese, drill it and the Dauphine one. Condrieu thus has a past rich in history.

Condrieu would have been founded in 59 av. J.C by a Roman chief called Florius who would have settled along the brook of Arbuel. The origins of the village go up well at the time Gallo-Roman as the old name of Condrieu " proves it; Condriacum " meaning in its etymology, dwelling on water.

Strengthened village of the Middle Ages, sudden Condrieu of the evolutions to become, thanks to the port, the capital of shipping until the end of the XIX century, where navigation was competed with by the railroad. Of these bonds with the river, there remains the practice of the water tournaments.

In Condrieu, the paths in the slopes are called coursières. They were used as access to the vines which were surrounded by walls provided with doors closing with key. They carry all of the names: Patrouilleuse, Roncharde, Corbéry etc… and offer all very beautiful points of view. In the vines, are broods of the huts or the houses where lived a farm labourer.


Accommodation nearby

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Domaine des 7 Fontaines

  • Vienne
  • 04 74 85 25 70

Visit the Ampuis village

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On Right Bank of the Rhone, between hill and river, Ampuis is the capital of prestigious Coast-Roast. This village seems owe its name with Latin " emporium " , borrowed from the Greek and indicating a market or a place of trade.

Indeed, a commercial counter would have been installed at this place, well before the arrival of the Romans. Since the Roman epoch, one cultivates the vine which goes up to the attack of the escarpés slopes. It is possible also that the word vine, of the Greek " ampelos " that is to say also at the origin of the name of the commune. Two thousand years ago already, of the Latin authors such as Pline celebrated this wine known under the name of " wine Viennese ".

Today, nearly 200 hectares of vine enracinent themselves on terraces " chayets " supported by " cheys ". By-Ci by-there, of large retaining walls announce the names in giant letters trader-stockbreeders of the vineyard. Coast-Roast name gathers on two grounds separated by a brook and named the " Fair coast " and the " Brown coast ". It resounds there the legend of the lord of Maugiron, lord of Ampuis, which would have shared the field between his/her two daughters, one fair and the other brown one, thus baptizing these two famous names.

It is at the time of the lord of Maugiron that the castle of Ampuis was the place of a " first gastronomical ". Indeed, it is one beautiful day of 1553 which were been used with guests as mark, the curious one and enormous birds: first turkeys ever been useful in France.


Accommodation nearby

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Domaine des 7 Fontaines

  • Vienne
  • 04 74 85 25 70
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Location Les Hautes Bruyères

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 35 52 38

Visite Les Haies village

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In the center of the village very nicely flowered, you will be able sprawl on the place of the church, at the edge of the fountain, before leaving in strolls towards the tilting collar of Cross Governed on Gier, the Rammer or the Madonna from where you will have splendid points of view. Flowery village 2 flowers.


Accommodation nearby

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Domaine des 7 Fontaines

  • Vienne
  • 04 74 85 25 70
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Location Les Hautes Bruyères

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 35 52 38
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Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
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Hotel Saint Paul

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 28 13 29

Welcome to Longes

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 Nested at the bottom of the first mountains of Pilat, classified remarkable village by the Departmental committee of Tourism of the Rhone, Longes is a very pretty picturesque village, composed of schist houses, typical of Jarez, flowered places and accessible tradesmen. It offers many sites to be discovered

  • Le Mount Monnet (782 m) with its statue of the Virgin, its vault dedicated to "Our lady of Large Roches" and its table of orientation with a sight slendide on the valley of the Rhone and the Alps in clear weather
  • La vault of Nuzières hidden at the bottom of a small valley
  • La Jurarie, strong house built by the Fathers Carthusian monk

Various ballades are proposed to you at the beginning of the village. They will enable you to discover many hamlets with the liking of the small valleys


Accommodation nearby

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Domaine des 7 Fontaines

  • Vienne
  • 04 74 85 25 70



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