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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Bagnols - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

In the hamlet of St Aygue, flint blades cut and Roman tiles were found.

The construction of the castle by Guichard Oingt back to the 13th century. Geoffroy de Balsac there received the young Charles 8th October 30, 1490. Madame de Sevigne stayed at the castle on the night of October 11, 1673.

The revolution took place in Bagnols without excess or notorious destruction, despite the unfortunate history of dandies that marked forever the memory of men.

During the Second World War, the windows of the Cathedral of St. John and most works of art of the Rhône department were hidden in the castle.

Bagnols houses are built of golden stone from quarries in the village. They date from the 17th century (1615 in the hamlet of Longchamp) and the 18th century and often take older items.

Local stone carvers were 19 and 11 in the 17th century to the 19th century which Dugelay CM, author of the cross instead. The activity of stonemasons seems to stop Bagnols between 1920 and 1935.

Church Bagnols appears in the cartulary of Lyon County 948. The present church dates from the 15th century was enlarged in 1850.

Geographical information

Latitude45.9178470 (N 45° 55’ 4”)
Longitude4.6079679 (E 4° 36’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 240m to 441m
Surface area7.35 km²
Population700 inhabitants
Density95 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (19.9 mi, 39 min)
Insee code69017
IntercommunalityCC Beaujolais Pierres Dorées

Nearest cities & towns

Moiré1.1 mi (4 min)
Frontenas1.4 mi (4 min)
Val d'Oingt1.9 mi (5 min)
Légny2.5 mi (7 min)
Theizé2.5 mi (8 min)
Le Breuil3 mi (8 min)
Chessy3.1 mi (8 min)
Alix3.5 mi (6 min)
Porte des Pierres Dorées4.2 mi (11 min)
Ville-sur-Jarnioux4.2 mi (11 min)
Marcy4.4 mi (10 min)
Lachassagne4.5 mi (10 min)
Châtillon4.6 mi (10 min)
La Flachère5.2 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

Castle Bagnols.




Golden stone houses.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Late July: Festival watercolorists.


Castle Bagnols in Beaujolais
Castle Bagnols in Beaujolais
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Dovecote Bagnols
Dovecote Bagnols
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View from the village
View from the village
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Bagnols Careers
Bagnols Careers
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View Bagnols Castle in the Rhone
View Bagnols Castle in the Rhone
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Caveau de seventeenth vaulted Tasting
Caveau de seventeenth vaulted Tasting
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Morguière typical local cave
Morguière typical local cave
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Wednesday 22 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 20°C
Thursday 23 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 21°C
Friday 24 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Visit Lyon 30 minutes, Fourvière, Vieux Lyon district of Saint-Jean, Place Bellecour.

Visit Villefranche-sur-Saône.

Village of Oingt, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.

Bird Park in Villars-les-Dombes.

Water Plan du Colombier 10 minutes.

Lake of the Pines.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Segway ride “Between vines and medieval village”
Nature and the great outdoors37 € to 59 € Val d'Oingt (1.1 mi)
Family park with lake for fishing and walks
EntertainmentFreeVal d'Oingt (2.1 mi)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 200 € Chamelet (6.9 mi)
Escape Game "Game It": Full-size escape game - In Lyon
Entertainment24 € Lyon (13.7 mi)
48 hour Duo Lyon Pass - 48 hour hop-on hop-off bus access & 1 hour tram access
Culture and education25 € Lyon (15 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hidden Treasures Circuit
Village visitEasy1h00Villefranche-sur-Saône (7.4 mi)
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (9.6 mi)
Ain by Bike : Route n° 17 – Secret Spells and Magic Potions
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (22 mi)
Heritage tour in St Symphorien sur Coise
HikeEasy25 minPomeys (22 mi)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (26 mi)


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