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Nearby Nature

At the heart of the Pilat regional natural Park, Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez Charterhouse can also be discovered through its environment. Enjoy a hike in the monastery’s former estate… Discover the enigmatic secret of the megalithic rocks of Marlin, or rest and recuperate in front of the unique panoramic views offered by the Pilat massif. At the information point, you can buy topographical guides and path information sheets. Head to the Maison du Parc in Pélussin to find out about all the outdoor activities on offer at the massif.

There’s plenty for children and adults to enjoy!

Crêts du Pilat : Les trois dents

Pilat: « Les trois dents »

RELAIS VELO network

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez is part of the RELAIS VELO network of tourist establishments that can provide people on cycling holidays or day trips with services designed to meet their needs.

The creation of this network is in line with the Pilat Regional Natural Park’s sustainable development strategy, as it helps boost forms of tourism that promote eco-friendly mobility and non-motorised transport.

The information point at Sainte-Croix provides a repair kit, access to a locked bicycle shed and advice on circuits to follow.

 

From Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, discover the Park area and its activities:

 

Kimudjuk

Saint-Régis-du-Coin
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Mont Monnet orientation table

La Chapelle-Villars
Orientation table installed at an altitude of 700 metres in the immediate vicinity of the chapel of Mont Monnet. Accessible from the Col de Grenouze via the RD78.
Beautiful view of the Rhône valley, the Alps and the Pilat ridge.
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The old chapel

La Chapelle-Villars
Sainte Marguerite Chapel is a place with great soul. Located on a peak close to a spring, the site is said to have the right characteristics for the Druids to celebrate their religion.
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Orientation table of the crêt de l'Oeillon

Pélussin
Orientation table installed on one of the emblematic summits of the Pilat massif. The table can be reached in 10 minutes' walk from the Collet de l'Oeillon car park, accessed via the RD63. Viewpoint on the 3 teeth and the whole Alps chain.
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Eclipse parapente

Pavezin
Have a go at tandem paragliding with a certified instructor. We take off to fly over the heart of the Pilat mountains, looking down on stunning views over the Rhone Valley, the Alps, the Ardéche valleys and the Monts du Lyonnais.
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La Maison du Parc du Pilat

Pélussin
The Maison du Parc offers a museographic and entertaining space in which the Tourist Office is located. Discover the history, heritage and nature of the area thanks to numerous visual modules... Site labelled Tourism and Disability (4 disabilities)
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Medieval village of Malleval

Malleval
Situated in its rocky setting in the heart of the vineyards, the medieval village of Malleval offers visitors beautiful Renaissance houses with mysterious names, the remains of a castle, the 11th and 17th century church... Lots of different legend in this village...
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Le Mont Monnet

La Chapelle-Villars
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Jurieu Chapel

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez
Jurieux's highlight is its ancient Romanesque chapel built in the early 13th century, where the Carthusian monks of nearby Sainte-Croix celebrated the church services. The chapel has a square bell tower and a small wood porch above the entrance.
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