Mont-Saint-Vincent (Saône and Loire)

A nice little town in the country.

This old town built to 610 m of altitude above mountains of Charolais was a powerful barony in the middle-ages. See the unique panorama of the belvedere. In clear weather we discover the chain of Mont Blanc and the Puy de Dome.

Interest: notegood (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 1 h.

Starting point

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Starting point
The starting point is the Castle Square. Take the street Chapel.

Passage beside the former gendarmerie

Passage beside the former gendarmerie
Take the street of the chapel which passes in front of the former gendarmerie. Continue on Mary Street to go to the Roman Church.

Passing in front of the Church

Passing in front of the Church
Built on a granite belvedere of 1080 to 1120, the Church of Mont-Saint-Vincent is heavy and massive and does not have a steeple.

Panorama

Panorama
This crossing point to admire the panorama. Return the same way then turn left into the street of the attic to salt.

Place Colasset

Take the Place Colasset then the new cross road.

Panorama

Panorama

Passage near the medieval garden

Passage near the medieval garden
A garden was laid out following the principles of the gardens of the XIII century.

Passing nearby gendarmerie

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Passing nearby gendarmerie
Take on the left passing in front of the gendarmerie and the TDF aerial.

Arrival to the Belvedere

Arrival to the Belvedere
The Belvedere is located next to a weather station.

Belvedere

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Belvedere
On a clear day you can see off the Mont Blanc and the Puy de Dome. The return by the same route.

Return to starting point

Return to starting point
Last panorama near the nursing home.

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