Around the lakes in dombes

TopicWalks
DepartureVILLARS-LES-DOMBES (01)
DetailsA circuit ideal to discover the lakes, the fauna, the flora but also the charming litlle villages of the dombes region.

Villars lès dombes

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Visit of: The Villars les Dombes Roman church, built around 1250. The Birds ornithological park which presents 23 hectares, a biotope where vegetation and faunas are preserved. You will discover around 2 000 birds of more than 400 species.


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
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Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
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Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07

Lapeyrouse

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The Château de la Grange. Within a bucolic landscape, at the end of an alley of trees, the castle testifies the past. The Castle of Glareins. The tradition says that this castle had the honor to shelter Napoleon III. The Saint Romain Church. Bult on the highes place of the village, it still dominates the public place at a height of ten steps over a planted terrace of shrubs which was the old cemetery. The Quinson Lake.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-belleville belleville

Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07
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Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80

Bouligneux

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The Bouligneux Castle. This caslte, entirely registered to the additional inventory of the Historic buildings, it is a beautiful monument with its ditches, its fortifications, its main courtyard, especially in spring when its red brick arcades and its enclosure, metamorphosed by the sun, are detached on the white tablecloths from buttercups submerging the pond which circles it almost entirely . You will also discover the pond of the castle and the Fôret pond.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-belleville belleville

Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07
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Hôtel le Villon

  • Villie-morgon
  • 04 74 69 16 16
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Hôtel des Grands Vins

  • Fleurie
  • 04 74 69 81 43

Saint andré le bouchoux lakes by foot

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The castle of Grand Romans ". This castle was built in the late 19th century. It overlooks the lake of the same name.Ponds. Twenty-one ponds are operated by alternating Asseca / évolage. A dense network of ditches that provide these ponds for them, as appropriate, bring water or drain the excess water. The firm Channe. It is certainly the oldest in the town. Built entirely of mud, a beautiful wooden balustrade decorates the entire length of the house with a Jacobin in the center of the roof. This flower farm during the summer. The Church. It probably dates from the 11th century, but only the stone porch, inscribed on the Supplementary Inventory of Historical Monuments, the original building remains. The portal is oak framed Romanesque columns with capitals covered with sheets of water


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07

Châtillon sur chalaronne

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Former Hospital. Visit the chapel, the Sisters of the workroom, the Apothecary and herbal tea. Miniature Train Museum. At the foot of the prestigious Hall of Chatillon sur Chalaronne, is one of the finest miniature railways in Europe. The Church of St. Andrew, who is primarily a construction of the fifteenth century brick (or "strut" from "Carronnières" in many Dombes) and stone Revermont and the right bank of the Saone. Porte de Villars part of the fortifications of Chatillon sur Chalaronne. The castle. Les Halles the 15th century.


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07

Romans and saint georges de renon by foot

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The church of Romans. This church was built in XII century. The Romanesque doorway is flanked by two capitals representing one side of a mask, the other a warrior fighting a dragon. The tympanum is pierced by three windows semicircular. Above, another Romanesque window is surrounded by a frieze of palm leaves. Farms. They are style Dombiste. Near the trail, the farm of La Verne is an elegant half-timbered building, filled with mud and brick in some parts, open courtyard on the road. The Devil's Bridge. It crosses the Renon. The road is the old road to Chatillon Chalaronne - Bourg en Bresse. Wood Tanet. The beautiful forest Tanet proud to have provided that the oaks were used for the reconstruction of the halls of Chatillon sur Chalaronne after the fire of 1670. The church of St. George on Renon. It was built in XII century. The church still has a Romanesque portal in crows molded. The castle of Romans. The date of construction of the first castle is not known. It was burned in 1460 by troops of the Duke of Bourbon. The oldest remaining part is constructed as often Dombes brick red. He is currently a rehabilitation center for children. Beautiful tree-lined fairways, created by the ancient lords of the castle go.


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07

Circuit around st olive

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The Romanesque church. It was built during the XI - XII centuries. The walls are constructed of pebbles. The church is located on a hill offering extensive views over the ponds and the big farm below, built on the ruins of the castle (XIV century).Pond Chardonnay. Bordered by the path he has a very visible thou bearing the date 1916. Photo Credit: ABERORN prod. Learn more about Dombes http://ladombes.free.fr


Accommodation nearby

hotel-belleville belleville

Hotel Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 04 74 66 67 47
hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-le-savigny blace

Hôtel le Savigny

  • Blace
  • 04 74 67 52 07



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