Sightseeing route in Oingt


【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


 1.50 euros



【Sightseeing route】



It’s necessary to visit the village by car.

★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.

There are miniatures at the scene of the Christ’s birth at the end of year

②Tourist Information Center and Mechanical Music Museum

Musée de la Musique Mécanique

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 3 pm – 7 pm between Friday and Sunday

Close: between Monday and Thursday

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

③Oingt Tower

Tour d’Oingt

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 1.50 euros

Opening hour: 3 pm – 7 pm on weekend and national holidays between April and October (it’s open everyday in July and August)

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

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

④Oingt Church

Église d’Oingt

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★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

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Leave from the village.