This summer, visit « site of special scientific interest »
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
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
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 BeaufortRead more
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-DolonRead more
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