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Built in 1850 in Burgundy stones, it is positioned south-west surrounded by extensive grounds (3 ha) with a wide impressive view on the Beaujolais. Respecting the spirit of a family house, it is part of the former principality of Dombes with capital Trevoux. Beaujolais wine was the daily wine of monks in the Middle Age.

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The hornbeam

The hornbeam – in Latin: “carpinus”- is a pretty tree up to 25 meters high, with deciduous and alternate leaves: they become brown in the Fall but stay on the tree until Spring.

The region

The Château des Charmes is located in a rich and various cultural region.

  • The Beaujolais: its vineyards and forests
  • La Dombes : its ponds and birds
  • La Saône : its cruises and restaurants serving its famous frogs
  • Lyon : all possibilities of a great international city
  • Gastronomy : from a small restaurant at the side of the Saône up to a three stars Michelin

Situation : Crossroads between Paris and the Mediterranean sea, between the Alps and the Auvergne.

Transports : 1 hour from Lyon-Saint Exupéry international airport,

20’ from TGV-station in Mâcon-Loché: 1h40 from Paris,

2miles from A6-Motorway