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Visit the House of the Charolais

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Charolles

Visit the House of the Charolais - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Charolles
Culture and education

43, Route de Mâcon - Charolles

The Maison du Charolais welcomes yout to the birthplace of the Charolais breed of cattle. Its interactive exhibitions introduce you to the breed, the work of the cattle breeders and the picturesque Charolais countryside. After your visit, you can savour the unique taste and tendreness of Charolais beef and visit the gift shop, with its range of attractive souvenirs. You can also enjoy its 6 km of waymarked country paths.


Visit the House of the Charolais
1h30 - 1 person
750 €
1h00 - 1 person
550 €
1h30 - 1 child
350 €
2h00 - 20 people
5 €


Maison du Charolais
+33 3 85 88 04 00
Languages spoken:

Practical information

EstablishmentMaison du Charolais
Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowAccessible to people with reduced mobility
In detail

Discover how Charolais transforms grass meat quality through its museum space, tasting, exhibitions and entertainment for all.

Open daily from 10am to 18pm.

Establishment policy

BookingNot required
PaymentCredit card, cheque, cash

Opening times

From 7 january to 23 december
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
From 7 january to 23 december
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00
10h00 - 18h00

Places of interest nearby

Museum of the Maison du Charolais (150 m)
Exhibition Park of Charolles (200 m)
Museum of the Prieuré (1.8 km)
Castle of Charolles (1.8 km)
Castle of Corcelles (2.1 km)
Church of the Sacré-Coeur (2.1 km)
Museum René Davoine (2.3 km)
Castle of Molleron (3.3 km)
Castle of Montessus (4 km)
Castle of Fontenay (4.1 km)

Access itinerary

In Charolles, follow direction Macon. In Macon, Mills and follow Charolles exit 12.

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Restaurant de la basilique
French cuisine16 € to 42 € Paray-le-Monial (13.7 km)
Le Saint-Cyr
French cuisine21 € Montmelard (14.9 km)
Le Petit Saint-Léger
French cuisine25 € Saint-Léger-lès-Paray (16.8 km)
L'Auberge de Baudemont
French cuisine30 € Baudemont (17 km)
Auberge des Chanoines
French cuisine20 € Aigueperse (21 km)
The Table of Jeanne
French cuisine20 € to 37 € Chassenard (25 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (27 km)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (33 km)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (36 km)
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (48 km)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (49 km)
Montaigu Castle and the Hamlet of Touches
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (52 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Hotel Le Temeraire
Hotel82 € to 95 € per nightCharolles
Hôtel de la Poste
Hotel125 € to 300 € per nightCharolles
Hôtel du Lion d'OR
Hotel70 € to 93 € per nightCharolles
Le Monastère
Bed & breakfast80 € per double roomViry (4.4 km)
Le colombier
Vacation rental220 € to 300 € per weekChangy (5.9 km)
B & b route79
Bed & breakfast58 € to 63 € per double roomOzolles (7.6 km)
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