Oingt – Tour of the most beautiful villages in France 2011 No.38 -★★★★★

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Date of visit: April 28, 20110

As I recall, I arrived in France on April 16, so it’s been 12 days since then. It’s been a very long trip this time.

I stayed in Lyon for the night before and did a little sightseeing in Lyon in the morning, but it was surprisingly disappointing and the weather was cloudy and cold.

I heard it read « one ». It’s difficult…

On the way to the village, we took the wrong road. Moreover, this village is so small that it is hard to find even on a map…. It was very difficult to find it.

We somehow arrive at the village. Park your car in the parking lot at the entrance. Right in front of a building like this.

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This seems to be a wine curve. By the way, there were a lot of wine fields on the way here.

But have you guys noticed that already? Actually, around here, yes.

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It’s the famous « Beaujolais district »! I didn’t notice it at all until I arrived here. Well, to be precise, I couldn’t read the spelling of « beaujolais » very well ^^.

I saw the signboard above that said « Beaujolais Wine Road » many times on the way to this place, but I didn’t realize that it was Beaujolais area at that time.

I hadn’t noticed it yet even when I was taking this picture. If you look closely, you’ll see it’s upside down, but it says « Beaujolais » on it.

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Now, this village is located in the Beaujolais region. The first impression is the color of the stone wall. The bright orange is very characteristic, isn’t it?

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In fact, all the houses with stone walls of this color on the way to this place were this color. It must be the unique color of the stone in the area. I think it also makes the village look more beautiful.

Among the colorful stone-walled villages of the Beaujolais region, Oingt is the most beautiful. The houses and streets are very well kept, and you can see that they are putting a lot of effort into tourism. It’s very comfortable to walk around.

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Wan is located in the Beaujolais region with its rolling hills and sits on a hill higher than the other villages.

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And the church. Isn’t it very nice with a kind of pop feeling?

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This is a shot from the entrance of the church.

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It was a very small village, but the houses with impressive stone walls, the well-kept alleyways and the whole atmosphere of the village. Above all, a beautiful village in the Beaujolais region. I can’t say enough about it. But unfortunately, the wine caves were not open…

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As boring as Lyon was, I really felt soothed by the beauty of this village.

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Next, we’ll head to a beautiful village in the northeast of Lyon.