The Réserve Naturelle des Gorges de la Loire has extraordinary biological diversity. Created in 1988, it covers an area of 3000 ha, a part of which is in the commune of Saint-Victor sur Loire.
Fauna: 191 species of bird seen, a number of raptors (red kite, marsh harrier, kestrel, peregrine falcon…).
Flora: a wide variety of trees and a number of varieties which are rarely found in the département.
The maison de la Réserve is located 10 km from Saint-Etienne at Condamines (parish of Saint-Victor sur Loire). Departure point for the paths looking onto the Gorges de la Loire, this reception centre run by the Fédération Rhône Alpes de Protection de la Nature proposes a variety of nature-related activities.
Permanent exhibitions about the site’s natural wealth, temporary exhibitions held every month, conferences, and departure point for guided tours led by environmental officers of the FRAPNA.
Included in City Card
Saint-Etienne Tourisme - 20/03/2020
Free of charge.