The geographical area of the “Beaujolais” extends along the eastern edge of the Massif Central between the Saône river to the east and the Beaujolais mountains to the west. Located in the Rhône and Saône-et-Loire departments, it is the southern extension of wine-growing Burgundy. The vineyard begins beyond the town of Mâcon and extends over …More
The French Inter Type 175 A Micro three wheels car, 175 cc. 200 copies made by SNCAN between 1953-1955.
SNCAN, (abbreviated from Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du Nord), or commonly, Nord, was a state-owned French aircraft manufacturer in the pre- and post-World War II era. The company had been formed as one of six state-owned …More
Pérouges (fr. Pérouges) is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is a medieval walled town 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Lyon. It is perched on a small hill that overlooks the plain of the river Ain.
The medieval city of Pérouges is classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France and …More
Valence is a commune in south-eastern France, the capital of the Drôme department and within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
By its geographical location, Valence is one of the points of compulsory passage between Paris and the Mediterranean Sea. Its position at the centre of the meridian axis of the Rhone Valley places the city at the mouth …More
A true paradise for fans of bric-a-brac and antiques, Les Puces du Canal near Lyon gathers every week around 400 vendors and exhibitors and is considered France’s second biggest flea market.
Founded in the last century and located in Villeurbanne along the Canal de Jonage for 25 years, the Puces du Canal are part of a …More
Vienne (Fr. Vienne) is a commune in southeastern France, located 35 kilometres south of Lyon, at the confluence of the Gère river and the Rhône. Today, it is only the fourth largest city in the Isère department, of which it is a subprefecture, but was a major center of the Roman Empire.
Before the arrival of …More
Mâcon (Fr. Mâcon), historically anglicised as Mascon, is a city in east-central France. It is the prefecture of the department of Saône-et-Loire in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The city gave its name to the nearby vineyards and wine ‘appellation’. It borders the Beaujolais region, one hour by car from Lyon.
Tourism and main attractions
The city has an …More
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. The city is located about 50 minutes by car from Lyon. The town was formerly named Châtillon-les-Dombes.
Tourism and main attractions
The old castle
Built by the lords of Châtillon around the year 1000, it saw the birth of Saint Etienne de Châtillon, the future …More
Trévoux is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is a suburb of Lyon, built on the steeply sloping left bank of the river Saône.
From the end of the 19th century until the 1950s, Trévoux was the global capital of the manufacture of synthetic diamonds.
The “treasures” inherited from history and its natural …More
The Monastery of Notre-Dame-de-Prouille (Fr. Monastère de Prouilhe), is the “cradle of the Dominicans”, where the first Dominican house, a monastery of nuns, was founded in late 1206 or early 1207. It is located in the Pyrenees, France, at the point where the road from Castelnaudary to Limoux crosses the road from Bram to Mirepoix.