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Castle of the Rock
First of all, the Château de la Roche, next to the campsite, will take you back in time. A dramatized visit will make you discover this jewel planted on its rock.
A little fun, by participating in their escape game and find out how to get out of the room, adrenaline guaranteed!
The priory of Pommier
Go back a thousand years with the Pommier priory.
This cluniac site full of history will reveal its cloister and its frameworks through a guided tour.
Château des Cornes d’Urfé
In the heart of the Urfé region, in the commune of Champoly, the Château des Cornes d’Urfé is a medieval building that offers a magnificent panorama of the surrounding mountains.
Built between the 12th and 16th centuries, it was born of the desire to observe the region from an exceptional vantage point.
North of the Loire, nestled in the heart of Ambierle, a village of character built on a promontory, the priory will arouse your curiosity.
Built mainly in the 14th and 15th centuries, it is visible from afar thanks to its magnificent glazed tile roof. Located in the foothills of the Madeleine Mountains, it is perfectly integrated into a bucolic landscape and is a real jewel for the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The Cordeliers convent
When you enter the Cordeliers convent, you are surprised to discover a cloister built with local stones of a beautiful golden color! Walk through the four galleries and take the opportunity to linger on the capitals of the North Gallery.
It presents animals, fantastic and monstrous beings… Enter the church and let yourself be surprised by the magnificent wooden frame and the important dimensions of the building.
The Benedictine abbey of Charlieu
Founded around 875, the Benedictine abbey of Charlieu was attached in the middle of the 10th century to the great Burgundian abbey of Cluny.
This monastic complex, north of the Loire, is endowed with unique architectural qualities: medieval houses, Philippe Auguste Tower, defensive keep…
And to discover all the other wonders that hide our beautiful department do not hesitate to consult the site of Roannais Tourism: