Visit genas

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At 20 km from the center of Lyon, Genas is a city-village, at the same time modern and traditional. It knew to benefit from the road infrastructures, airport and of the true dynamics which animates all Is second French economic metropolis while knowing to preserve a true quality of life.


Discover Genas

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Its territory is one of vastest Is Lyons, which enables him to affirm three distinct vocations:

  • A traditional agricultural vocation related to the agronomic richness of the Plain of the Lyons East,
  • An industrial calling in prolongation of the zones of activities of Chassieu and Saint-Priest,
  • A residential vocation marked by the development around the existing cores of Genas, Azieu and Vurey.
  • Genas knows, moreover, to be accessible, as well from the point of view of the restoration as the hotel trade.
  • Lastly, an active associative sector, an sports activity and cultural intense as well as many and varied trade makes Obstructed a true pole of life of the Lyons East.

Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
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Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80
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Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
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Location Les Hautes Bruyères

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 35 52 38

Castle of Genas

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Genas: The Marquis of Genas are known in the region of Lion since XIème century. A commune, near to Satolas, still bears the name of this family of which several members illustrated under Louis XI and François Ist This big family from the Dauphine installed in Valence (26) in XIV century and was owner of the castle of Cléon d' Andran to the XVII and XVIII centuries.

In 1605, Blaise of Obstructed wife Marguerite de Saulces. This one receives, in 1614, in heritage of his grandfather Aymard Giraud from Crest, the land and buildings located with Cléon of Andran.

Few documents, concerning the construction of the building, are still consultable, because the communal records were destroyed twice: in 1621 and 1648 during the Wars of religion. However, one can establish that the castle, for the essence, was carried out at the end of the XVII century in its current structure.

The gate unit and park, evoke an Italian influence clearly and give to this residence a completely original and single character in its kind in the area

The totality of the Castle of Obstructed is registered, since July 31, 1989, with the Additional inventory of the Historic buildings.

This castle is a private property; only the park can be visited at the time of the National Days of the Inheritance.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-iris lyon

Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80
hotel-moderne lyon

Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
location-les-hautes-bruyeres lyon

Location Les Hautes Bruyères

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 35 52 38



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