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Parks and conservation areas

This summer, visit « site of special scientific interest »

Guided tour on the Land of Berlioz, discover flora and fauna on lake of Montjoux, bog of « la combe des Planchettes » and river of « Sanne Amont » : ENS-visites-espaces-naturels-sensibles-couverture

Lake of Montjoux in St Jean de Bournay

  • Sunday 21 July from 10:00 to 12h30 
  • Sunday 28 July from 10:00 to 12h30 
  • Sunday 18 August from 10:00 to 12h30 
  • Sunday 25 august from 20:00 to 22:00 (by night) 
  • Sunday 8 September from 10:00 to 12h30 

Bog of « tourbière des Planchettes » in St Pierre de Bressieux

  • Sunday 14 August from 20:00 to 22h (by night)

River La Sanne Amont in Montseveroux

  • Sunday 4 august from 10:00 to 12h30 

Booking at the tourist office on 04 76 36 25 86. 



All Natural sites and parks

Espace naturel sensible Les fontaines de Beaufort

Listed as a 'Site of Special Scientific Interest', the 'Fontaines de Beaufort' have a footpath and footbridges over the small canals which will allow you to weave your way through this site which long served as a watercress farm. Open access all year.
chemin des fontaines 38270 Beaufort
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Parc et jardins du Château de Jarcieu

The gardens of the castle in Jarcieu take you through a journey from the middle ages to the 19th century. Extraordinary trees, a vegetable and herb garden as well as a flower garden can be found all along the interactive guided tour which also takes in the castle and the fine ceramic museum.
Château de Jarcieu 151 route de St Suplice 38270 Jarcieu
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Parcours découverte de l'étang de Chanclau

Close to the town. Fishing, picnic area with wheelchair accessible picnic tables, educational path about the local fauna and flora..
Etang de Chanclau 38590 Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs
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Jardin de Garratière et Pré Pommier

5 impasse du Bontemps 38122 Monsteroux-Milieu
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Parc Allivet

Large public garden just a stone's throw from the city centre. 100 year old trees, A duck pond, skating rink, children's games... everything you need to relax.
Chemin des Meunières 38260 La Côte-Saint-André
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Espace naturel sensible de l'étang de Montjoux

Designated as an Environmentally Sensitive Area, this site is home to remarkable fauna and flora including purple heron, grey heron, great-crested grebe, kingfisher, marsh fern...
38440 Saint-Jean-de-Bournay
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Parc Naturel de Chambaran

Both wild and welcoming this 600 acres site with its 40kms of walking paths will surely give you plenty of room to roam around in! You will be able to watch stags and deers, mountain goats, wild boars and many varieties of birds...
3200 Route de Revel 38870 Saint-Pierre-de-Bressieux
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Parc du Chateau de Bresson

The 'French garden' is part of this property hosting a large farming domain. This garden is outstanding for the simplicity of its lines and its hornbeam bordered maze that overlooks the farmed fields. There are also a sundial and a pond.
Château de Bresson 494 montée des murs 38270 Moissieu-sur-Dolon
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La Ferme du Regardin

Discover the treasures of our local biodiversity: edible and medicinal wild plants, healing plants, ancient vegetable varieties... all grown in a preserved cob style farm house garden dating from the beginning of the 19th century.
360, chemin du Regardin 38260 Le Mottier
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