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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Salaise-sur-Sanne
Insee code38468
AltitudeFrom 137 to 234 meters
Surface16.11 km²
Population4335 inhabitants
Density269 inhabitants/km²


Chief townGrenoble (at 91 km, 86 min)Chanas at 3.4 km (6 min)
DepartmentIsèreRoussillon at 4 km (8 min)
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March 14, 847, Count Otto donated to the Abbey of Condat, which later became Saint-Claude in the Jura, a vast marshy area, planted with willows and reeds, enclosing a capricious river, the Sanne . Here in the Priory of only four or five monks will develop their small monastery. The name of Salégiae Salibicus is given to this valley planted with willows, willows = Salegine in French, hence the name Salaise. With the priory to cradle the village develops gradually over the centuries, first parish dependent on the civil administration of Roussillon under the old regime, and then in 1790 created common.

Over time, different spellings are used: Salèzes, Sallaises, Sallaize, Sallèze, Salaizes, and Salaise Salaize, but it is December 13, 1920 gives a prefectural the current name in common: Salaise-sur-Sanne. Early this century, has 901 inhabitants Salaise.

Salaise-sur-Sanne, under the Land Use Plan, maintains a healthy balance of development: 1/4 in industrial and commercial area, 1/4 in residential area, 1/4 in agricultural areas and 1/4 in Green Zone.

The many opportunities available to the public in public services (children's nursery, child and youth service, library, gyms and stadiums, golf sports, but also a rich associational life) are a common Salaise where to live .

Salaise-sur-Sanne is a dynamic economic level, taking advantage of its many advantages: favorable geographical location with proximity to the N7 and the A7 where the presence of multiple signs: industrial, craft, trade and services.

Surrounding communities: The Toll-de-Roussillon, Roussillon, City-by-Anjou, Agnin, Chanas, Sablons, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Limony.


  • The church of the Priory: Excavations were conducted in the nave of the priory church from 1990 to 1993. The crypt was classified as a Historical Monument in 1914. Some objects: glass goblets found in tombs, founding a bell mold, low relief with two lions holding a head between their legs have been restored and will be highlighted during the final renovation of the site.
  • The Fountain St. Just (first mentioned in 17th century) may have been built by pilgrims in honor of Saint Just Condat. Some witnesses testified that the water had beneficial properties for treating malignant fever swamps, but also snake bites!
  • The Monks Bridge (twelfth and thirteenth century) is the oldest bridge Salaise and often bore the brunt of the flood Sanne, notably in 1993, where one of three arches was swept away. It was rebuilt in its original style.
  • The Rebatière was erected by Anthony Regis Rebat, lord of Ozon, in the mid 15th century (1453). Early simple fortified farm, it nevertheless retained its "Italian architecture" because Musino were the owners of 1520 to 1664: postern, battlements, round pepper. Note also a beautiful awning potatoes. Today, a portion was converted into cottages.
  • The Trianon has kept the appearance of specific regional construction: marriage of wood and stones. It served as a silkworm (silkworm breeding). Inside the chimney still possible to heat the rooms where the worms grew and spun their cocoons. A device for the transport of pulleys baskets finished product is still in place.
  • The Old Mill (before 1686) used as motive power of water through a water wheel. There are only a few things this past milling.
  • The Priory: Kept in a green, the priory of the monks of Saint Claude traces the origins of the village in the Carolingian period. The apse of the church has a Romanesque style, while the nave was rebuilt later (the date on the pediment of the facade), and part of the priory. It was in 847 during the reign of Lothair first that the monks of Condat (St. Claude) founded the cella Salegiae through donations of Count Otto, lord, his wife and their son Adalsinde the monk Amblard; the Church, who served at the same time for the monks and the believers, and the priory are mentioned in 1184. Excavations, almost complete, were conducted in the nave.
  • The sports facilities of the town: The town of Salaise has two gyms for the team sports, badminton, tennis, table tennis, shooting, archery, rock climbing ... but also football, rugby fields, tennis courts, one covered, two bowling alleys, a gym, a room for the rifle, not an outside for archery, a summer pool , a multi activity area open access, a skate park.
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MonumentsPriory of Salaise-sur-Sanne


Key events throughout the year:

  • Three musical events:
  • The Blues Festival.
  • The Night Country.
  • The Evening Blues.
  • The Blues Salaise is a long history, since the latter, led a small team of the Cultural Commission began in 1984. Voluntary choice, or even proactive, because at that time in France, there were few concerts and places where you could listen to this music. It is no longer the case today. Also deliberate choice, first by taste, and especially because the Blues is the origin of all modern music, since on the same basis came, Rhythm n'blues, Rock n'Roll and all its derivatives (soul, groove, funk, disco, hardcore, rap ...). And other facets of North American music have been proposed by programming from 1991 concerts of country music and gospel music since 1996. In total, almost 300 groups of Blues, Country and Gospel that occurred on the stage of the home-Laurent Bouvier Salaise. It is not about to list them all here. Note still some big names like Memphis Slim, Luther Allison, Champion Jack Dupree, Jimmy Johnson, Screamin Jay Hawkins, Louisiana Reed, John Hammond, Canned Heat, Eddy Clearwater, Johnny Copeland, Alvin Lee, Jimmy Thackery, Tommy Castro, Peter Green and the French Paul Personne, Patrick Ver Beke, Benoit Blue Boy for the Blues, and Jennifer Weaterly, Charlie McCoy and Linda Lewis Gay (the little sister of Jerry Lee Lewis) among others for the Country. This long-term work is paying off and made sure that the name of Salaise-sur-Sanne is known throughout the world through the Blues Festival and concerts of Country and Gospel.
  • Two celebrations in partnership with local associations:
  • The summer party.
  • The winter festival.
  • Many sports events are organized every weekend by local clubs whose dynamism is further proof ... call including Salaise Football Club, including the School of Football is labelized But by the FFF!
  • The Municipal Office Sports organizes his side:
  • The Stride Salaisienne: Since 1981, the Municipal Sports Office organizes Salaise "the Stride Salaisienne". This foot race, listed in the schedule of races off stage the Isère, is open to all riders casual or sophisticated. Every year this event brings together about 1,500 participants of all ages and all levels.
  • The Friendly Volleyball Tournament: The tournament is open to friendly associations and works councils of the city. Each year it brings together nearly 250 players and players divided into thirty teams divided into two categories: "leisure" for junior staff, "sports" for teams confirmed.
  • Walk Home: Organized every fall, this hike is open to all, whether you walk or bike. Two circuits are usually offered (5 and 10 km). This hike departing from Salaise-sur-Sanne, you can discover landscapes of the region. And, to keep a family spirit, the Municipal Sports Office offers middle and end of course a snack.
  • And also:
  • The craft market (crafts, local products and exhibition of local artists).
  • Exhibitions, shows ...


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Hot-air balloon flight in the ArdècheNature and the outdoorsFrom 169 € to 210 €Annonay (15 km)
Treetop adventure trail in the PilatSports sensations18 €Pélussin (16.9 km)

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Spanish restaurantLa Plancha Loca  
ENVIE D’ESPAGNE ? – Direction Salaise-sur-Sanne via l'autoroute A7 pour une authentique ambiance espagnole, festive et gourmande. La Plancha Loca est un restaurant et bar à tapas inédit,...
Located in Salaise-sur-Sanne24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Chanas  
Give yourself a break at the Campanile Chanas in Rhone Alps. The hotel welcomes you in a friendly atmosphere and offers a very elegant contemporary notes. You'll sober hues and bright...
Located 3.3 km from Salaise-sur-Sanne19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Restaurant du Port  
At the water's edge - After you have wandered all morning in the village of Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, appetite is felt. See you at the Restaurant du Port. Just steps from the water's edge,...
Located 6.5 km from Salaise-sur-Sanne21 € per person 

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Farm with 4 bedroomsChambres d'Hôtes les glycines    
Rhone Valley, south of Lyon, come and relax in the countryside and find the time to stop for one or more nights, our charming property in a fenced and shaded with 4 personalized rooms....
Located 9.6 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 7585 € to 8590 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsA la mare du vieux chene    
Home in a rustic and rural, Caty welcome you. Located in the heart of 14 hectares of meadows and panoramic bois. Vue Vercors, a contemplative view of the greenery surrounding reliefs....
Located 11.5 km from Salaise-sur-Sanne56 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Méridienne des Collines    
La Motte-de-Galaure
In the middle of the lovely Drôme des Collines, and close to the Alps, our fully renewed house was made of old castle stones. At the ground floor, we propose 2 separated bedrooms, both...
Located 17.6 km from Salaise-sur-Sanne62 € the double room 

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House for 5 personsUne Pause sur la Colline  
Located on a hill, surrounded by 10 hectares of meadows and woods, on the Camino de Santiago, gîte (4/5 places) with the charm of the old, renovated comprising ground floor: living...
Located 6.8 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 390 € to 470 € per week 
House for 12 personsGite les restanques  
The cottage Restanques welcomes you in Ardeche for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Isolated 500 m from the village on an area of ​​1 ha, it offers you a vacation in a natural and pleasant...
Located 16.1 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 680 € to 1020 € per week 
House for 4 personsChampialoux  
Located in the green Ardeche, in a typical hamlet at 370 m altitude, the cottage Champialoux will seduce you with its quiet setting and the open air without any opposite with magnificent...
Located 17.8 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 

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10 places over 1 haAire naturelle de camping les cerisiers   
Natural camping area 'The Cherry is a very natural camping with over 500 plant species Maclas located in the department of the Loire. With stunning views across the Alps, our location...
Located 11.1 km from Salaise-sur-Sanne13 € per day 
50 places over 3,5 haBel'epoque du pilat    
45 km from Lyon, In the Pilat Regional Park; the camping site is a family camping, natural near the foot and mountain bikes tracks.
Located 12.5 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 14 € to 23 € per day 
112 places over 14 haCamping Domaine La Garenne    
The Domaine la Garenne in the background a natural protected area and we met with the utmost care. At the heart of a forest protected and maintained, we are pleased to offer you the...
Located 19.3 km from Salaise-sur-SanneFrom 14 € to 26 € per day 

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Europa Hotel - Hotel in Salaise-sur-SanneEuropa Hotel    
Located in Roussillon en Isere, Europa Hotel features free Wi-Fi access and private parking on site. This property is 2 km from Le Péage-de-Roussillon. All rooms are equipped with a...
Located 2.3 km from Salaise-sur-SanneRoom from 50 €
L'Acilya - Hotel in Salaise-sur-SanneL'Acilya     
Located in the centre of Roussillon, L’Acilya offers Moroccan décor, just a 15-minute drive from Peaugres zoological garden. Roussillon Castle is only 1 km away and hiking is possible...
Located 2.6 km from Salaise-sur-SanneRoom from 56 €
Le Médicis - Hotel in Salaise-sur-SanneLe Médicis     
In an ideal location for exploring Rhône Valley, between Lyon and Valence, Le Médicis offers spacious and well-appointed accommodation. Whether you are visiting the surrounding area...
Located 2.9 km from Salaise-sur-SanneRoom from 61 €

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