Sightseeing Itinerary Map for Day Trip in Oingt

Cityscape in Oingt

Oingt

Check Point
・Local village famous for Beaujolais Nouveau

・Registered as one of the most beautiful villages in France

・View of a village made of golden stones

【Village description】

It’s a village in Beaujolais region which is famous for the wine. It’s registered in one of the most beautiful villages in France. As the people use gold stones for the buildings, you can find a specific landscape. When you visit a tower, you can see the beautiful regional view. You can find over 200 Creches which is the monument shows the scene of the birth of Christ during the Christmas season.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 2 h

【Budget】

 2 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★☆☆☆



Itinerary Map

Navigation

【Start】
①Parking

★Enter the village by a gate. Go to Paul Causeret St and turn right when you arrive at a parking of the city hall. There is a museum in the city hall.

②Tourist Information Center and Mechanical Music Museum

★Go through a path beside the city hall and turn right to visit a tower. It takes 10 minutes.

③Oingt Tower

★Visit a church in the square. To visit, there is an esplanade on the left of the church.

④Oingt Church

★Go to Eglise St and turn left to go to Trayne St. Although you return to the street to go out, go thorough a small tunnel in Paul Causeret St.

⑤Tyre Laine Street

★Leave from the village.

【Goal】
Parking


Click the square mark on the top left of the map to see a list of tourist spots. If you open the enlarge button on the top right corner on your smartphone, this model course will be displayed on Google Maps along with its location information. You can also quickly return to this map from the table of contents in the sidebar (if using a smartphone, select “Go to table of contents” from the menu at the bottom of the screen).



【Start】

①Parking

Access to the village is basically by car. The parking lot is on the right at the end of the fork in the road leading from the main gate of the village.


★Enter the village by a gate. Go to Paul Causeret St and turn right when you arrive at a parking of the city hall. There is a museum in the city hall.


Paul Causeret St
street in Oingt
the Christ's birth
There are miniatures at the scene of the Christ’s birth at the end of year


②Tourist Information Center and Mechanical Music Museum

Mechanical Music Museum

Musée de la Musique Mécanique

Time required: 30 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 2 h 30 pm – 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday

Close: weekday

This museum is located in the same building as the tourist information center. There are many huge musical instruments on display that start playing when you move them manually. The mechanism is the same as a music box, but since various instruments such as organs and cymbals move, you can listen to music with rich tones. You can actually try it out yourself if you ask the staff.


★Go through a path beside the city hall and turn right to visit a tower. It takes 10 minutes.


③Oingt Tower

Oingt Tower

Tour d’Oingt

Time required: 20 min

Admission fee: 2 euros

Opening hour: 2 h 30 pm – 6 h 30 pm on weekend
(open everyday in July and August)

Close: when the wind is strong, it’s closed

This 18m high tower was built in 1183. It was once the watchtower of the fortress, but is now used as an observation deck. Inside, materials introducing the history and culture of this village are displayed.


Enjoy the Beaujolais region! !

Beaujolais wine field

The Beaujolais region, where Oingt is located, is famous for its Beaujolais Nouveau wine. You can buy wine at a good price at wine shops, and you can see wine fields as you drive through the countryside. Check out other specialties of the Rhône-Alps region here! !


★Visit a church in the square. To visit, there is an esplanade on the left of the church.


④Oingt Church

Oingt Church

Église d’Oingt

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: No

The church, like other buildings in the village, was built using golden stone. It was originally a separate church built in the 9th century, but was moved to this location at the end of the 19th century to create a larger church. The stained glass windows are brightly colored and the two small chapels feature statues of the Virgin Mary. A statue of Mary has also been erected in the grassy area behind the church.


★Go to Eglise St and turn left to go to Trayne St. Although you return to the street to go out, go thorough a small tunnel in Paul Causeret St.


⑤Tyre Laine Street

Tyre Laine Street

Time required: 10 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

It is a quiet street unlike the main street. It retains a stylish medieval atmosphere and is a great place to take photos. If you follow the path, you can return to the way you came.


★Leave from the village.



【Goal】

Parking



コメント