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Activities around the campsite

Where is Trévoux located?

Trévoux is a commune of the Ain department of about 7,000 inhabitants located on the left bank of the Saône river which belongs to the district of Bourg-en-Bresse. It is less than an hour’s drive from several major towns in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes : Villefranche-sur-Saône (11 km), Lyon (30 km), Mâcon (50 km) and Bourg-en-Bresse (52 km).

The town benefits from a good motorway access. It is served by the A6 motorway, which links Lyon to Mâcon and Paris, and the A46 motorway, which provides quick access to Villeurbanne and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport. Two SNCF railway stations are less than 10 km from Trévoux, at Anse and Quincieux.

 

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Activities from the campsite

We know how difficult it is to leave the perched lodges and chalets, the comfortable deckchairs with a view of the river that appears languidly in front of the terraces, but take your courage in both hands: our territory is waiting for you!

At the gates of Kanopée Village, a campsite close to Lyon, Les Cascades de Trévoux offers a water park with privileged access to our guests. Toboggan, pentagliss, running bath in a large landscaped park, everything has been designed to make the day go by very quickly.

For lovers of wide open spaces and freedom, boat trips without a licence are possible on the Saône with Zeboat. As well as walks accompanied by a captain.

 

 

Top 4 activities to do around the campsite

  • Nordic walking on the paths of hallage,fishing, canoeing, the Saône and its magnificent landscapes are bewitching and offer multiple possibilities for escape and relaxation.
  • For example, the Ballades Beaujolais Gyropodes await families looking for an original visit to Trévoux and its history treasures.

 

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  • Not far away, the Trévoux Museum presents the wonders of the past and the rich history of our small town. Golden stones, apothecary, Parliament woodwork and steep alleys, the charm of Trévoux works.
  • Perhaps you will be lucky enough to meet the ghost of Mme De Montpensier,known as the “Grande Demoiselle”, at the top of the octagonal tower of the fortified castle which dominates the meanders of the Saône…

 

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What to see, what to do in Trévoux near Lyon?

The town centre of Trévoux is home to severeal mansions with beautiful facades built between the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as other remarkable buildings such as its former fortified castle, the church of Saint-Symphorien, the parliament of the Dombes, the castle of Corcelles, the hotel of the governor of the Dombes, the Maison “Guerrier”, the Maison “Anginieur”.

Discover the 4 visits and activities not to be missed in Trévoux :

  • Castle of Trévoux : an ancient medieval fortress classified as a historical monument. Built on the Dombes plateau, it offers beautiful panoramic views over the village, the Saône, the Monts d’Or and the Beaujolais vineyards.
  • Parliament of the Dombes : a well-preserved building built at the end of the 17th century during the Ancien Regime, now classified as a historical monument. Its walls, particularly those of the courtroom, are decorated with paintings and mouldings.

 

  • “Les Cascades” Leisure Park : A large aqualudic complex located near the Saône, in a 2,5 hectares green setting. It includes pools heated to optimum temperature (24 ºC), slides (one turning slide, 7 pentaglide tracks), a paddling pool with water games, a waterfall, a running river and a solarium. The site, designed for sharing good times with family and friends, has other sports facilities such as a volleyball court and table tennis tables.
  • Île du Roquet : A small island bathed by the Saône River, in the territory of Quincieux. Possibilities to rent a canoe or a kayak, or to take a boat trip.

 

 

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