According to popular lore, Lyon has three rivers: the Rhône, the Saône and the Beaujolais. But although the region is well known as a wine-making area, it also offers a wonderfully rich variety of contrasting landscapes; to the north, especially at Les Écharmeaux, lie mountains, whose wildness is compounded by the dark woods of Douglas firs, and to the south are the bright villages of Pierres Dorées country (such as St-Jean-des-Vignes, Bagnols and Châtillon), which come to life with the first rays of sun.

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69380 Châtillon

Nearby tourist attractions

Pierres Folles
Pierres Folles
This museum, complete with a geology
Couvent d'Éveux
Couvent d'Éveux
Located on the hillside, the Dominican
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