Monumental statue of the Virgin Mary (4.5 m) in black Volvic stone (1861) on a promontory. A pilgrimage site. The monument welcomes visitors all year round.
This medieval chapel is the oldest remaining religious building in Tarare. It still has its Romanesque-style chancel decorated with medieval paintings....Read more
This medieval chapel has kept its original architecture with a central nave and side chapel. Wood panelled ceiling. Blind window in the flamboyant Gothic...Read more
This ancient chapel dates back to the 12th century and was rebuilt in 1757. A hiking path leads directly to it and offers a remarkable view of Tarare and...Read more
Saint André de Larny chapel nestles in the heart of the old village, 4 km north of Pollionnay. Restored in the 17th century, it still has the vaulted apse...Read more
The presence of the dam in this valley has an historical purpose. This and the different landscapes and fauna and flora throughout the area will be explained...Read more
The remaining 9th-12th century Romanesque parts are what is left of the village's original church. It is within the "vingtain", a 14th century defensive...Read more
Thanks to its inhabitants, in 1939 the village of Grézieu acquired a set of six bells that has since been extended several times. It now boasts 27 bells,...Read more
Ancient fief acquired in 1229 by Guillaume, abbot of Barbe island, and vassal of Girin d'Hoirieu. Handed down by the women, it belonged to various families.
In the ancient village of Châteauvieux, the 11th century chapel dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and built in a very pure Romanesque style, stands on...Read more