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Champdieu, Characterful village

in Champdieu
  • Between hills and lowland in the heart of the Forez area, 5 km from Montbrison, Champdieu offers a rich and varied heritage testifying to over a thousand years of history. Its magnificent Benedictine priory has preserved its cloister and Romanesque church and cry

  • Between hillsides and plain, it grew under the protection of its priory high walls, and in the shadow of its church's two bell towers.
    To see:
    - Romanesque church with its crypt
    - the convent's buildings, notably the refectory with it XVth century fresco
    - Bise Gate and the interpretation centre for Romanesque art
    - the old hospice (XVth century)
    - a rich rural heritage (wash-house, vineyard lodge, bridge...)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Documentation
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 60  Maximum number of people
  • All year 2024
    Open Everyday