La Bénisson-Dieu

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownLa Bénisson-Dieu
Insee code42016
Postcode42720
Latitude46.1510710
Longitude4.0447550
AltitudeFrom 255 to 344 meters
Surface11.12 km²
Population452 inhabitants
Density40 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townSaint-Etienne (at 98 km, 77 min)Noailly at 3 km
DepartmentLoireBriennon at 3.1 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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SIGHTSEEING

  • The abbey church of La Bénisson-Dieu and the treasury of the Abbey:
  • In 1138, Alberic, sent by St. Bernard, founded the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of The Blessing of God, whose name will be distorted over the ages "La Bénisson-Dieu. The original abbey church dates from the late 12th century. A transition between Romanesque and Gothic art, is a building typical Cistercian stained glass in grisaille, sober magnified by limestone blond. In the late 15th century, Abbot Pierre of the End performs considerable work: adding the tower from a height of 51 meters, the roof of multicolored glazed tiles? After the turmoil of the Wars of Religion, the abbey was devastated. In 1611, the monks commute with religious Mégemont, Auvergne, whose abbess, Madame de Nérestang, restore the monastery and Assistant to the church a baroque chapel dedicated to the Virgin. Abbey farm at the time of the Revolution and its buildings are of stone quarry. Dominated by its imposing tower, the only remaining church with its remarkable glazed tile roof, amputee, however the choir and transept. The village built around the abbey church is now a welcoming town, to discover his past work related to the clay.
  • Church open from Easter to November 11 (except offices).
  • Information: Reception desk open from Easter to September. Tel: +33 4 77 66 64 65.
  • For further information, contact the Office de Tourisme du Pays Charlieu: Tel: +33 4 77 60 12 42 - Email: office.tourisme.charlieu @ wanadoo.fr
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Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of La Bénisson-Dieu

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Carriage ride in South BurgundyNature and the outdoorsFrom 60 € to 380 €Tancon (16.9 km)
Horse ride in Charolais BrionnaisNature and the outdoors20 €Nochize (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Abbey of the 12th and its remarkable roofAbbey of the 12th and its remarkable roof
 
Chasuble 16th set in space TreasuryChasuble 16th set in space Treasury
Abbey on its north faceAbbey on its north face
 
Detail of pinnacleDetail of pinnacle

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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. -1°C - Max. 9°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 15°C
Monday 21 April
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Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table L'Essensiel au Château de Champlong 4 *  
9.5
Villerest
GOURMET - For an eyeful of your gourmet guests, nothing like a trip into the countryside gastronomic Roanne. Natural gem, sumptuous castle transformed into the eighteenth century kitchen...
Located 17 km from La Bénisson-Dieu53 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsMaison Dauphin     NEW
Le Crozet
We offer you a suite of 2 bedrooms and a lounge on the 2nd floor of our house of the sixteenth century in the center of the medieval village of Crozet.
Located 12.2 km from La Bénisson-Dieu60 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomMusée du chapeau Les Ateliers d'Art     NEW
Roanne
Guest room (suite), with 4 ears Gite de France. At the heart of the city of Roanne and paved driveway. With hut, where you can, alone or with family relax. Sauna for two people. Living...
Located 12.8 km from La Bénisson-Dieu102 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsLa Ferme aux abeilles     NEW
Ambierle
At the heart of Roanne coast, nestled in a friendly country, the 'Farm Bees', invites you to relax and enjoy the wonders of the region (vineyards, picturesque villages, architecture,...
Located 12.9 km from La Bénisson-DieuFrom 53 € to 63 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsGîte de vacances 4 a 6 personnes
Ambierle
Character cottage, kitchen, bathrooms, 2 or 3 bedrooms next request, large yard, games room (billiards), 2 bikes ATVs, garden access, located 800 m from the village shops, beautiful...
Located 12.9 km from La Bénisson-Dieu9,999.99 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsGîte Belle Vue   NEW
Semur-en-Brionnais
Studio in a peaceful setting, next to our house. Located in one of the most beautiful villages of France. Ideal for visit our Southern Bourgogne and discover our gastromie.
Located 13.6 km from La Bénisson-Dieu220 € per week 
Farm for 9 personsGîte de Saudet Volets Bleus (3 épis)  
9.9
Saint-Alban-les-Eaux
Renovated farmhouse in a small hamlet (700 m) of the Monts de la Madeleine, between Auvergne and Roannaise Coast, famous for its wines and gastronomy. On a plot of 5000 m², large house...
Located 18.8 km from La Bénisson-DieuFrom 475 € to 685 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 2 haCamping municipal de charlieu    
9
Charlieu
Plot quiet shady. With pool and tennis gatuit and many discounts on museums of charlieu.
Located 10.4 km from La Bénisson-Dieu9 € per day 
50 places over 2 haL'orée du lac    
9.5
Villerest
Quiet, friendly camping friendly. Shaded. Located 5 km from Roanne and near Lake Villerest. On the lake you can swim fish navigate.
Located 18.1 km from La Bénisson-DieuFrom 13.20 € to 15.20 € per day 
65 places over 1,8 haCamping de Mars    
9.1
Cordelle
At the heart of the peninsula of Mars, this small family-oriented camping comfort, hospitality and quiet day and night will captivate you. The heated from May 1 to 30.09, a playground...
Located 26 km from La Bénisson-DieuFrom 15 € to 24 € per day 

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HOTELS

INTER-HOTEL Hélios - Roanne - Hotel in La Bénisson-DieuINTER-HOTEL Hélios - Roanne     
7.9
Mably
Inter Hotel is 4km from Roanne centre, train station, and events hall. La Table des Tuilereries restaurant proposes local cuisine. There is also a swimming pool with sun terrace on...
Located 9.2 km from La Bénisson-DieuRoom from 45 €
Ace Hôtel Roanne - Hotel in La Bénisson-DieuAce Hôtel Roanne     
8.8
Mably
This Ace hotel is located 4.5 km from Roanne Train Station. It offers 24-hour reception and soundproofed guest rooms with en suite and free Wi-Fi access. A flat-screen TV with satellite...
Located 9.6 km from La Bénisson-DieuRoom from 41 €
Relais De L'abbaye - Hotel in La Bénisson-DieuRelais De L'abbaye     
8.5
Charlieu
This hotel is situated along the river, at the entrance of the medieval town of Charlieu. It offers free Wi-Fi, and a garden with a children’s playground. Each air-conditioned and soundproofed...
Located 9.9 km from La Bénisson-DieuRoom from 65 €

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Kyriad Saint-Etienne Centre
Kyriad Saint-Etienne Centre is 1.5 km from the centre of Saint Etienne, a 5-minute walk from Chateaucreux TGV station and 9 minutes' drive from Sainte...
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Residhotel St Etienne Centre
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