You can see them from afar, through the mist, the majestic ruins that overlook the village of Sail-sous-Couzan… Up there, a giant sleeps: the Château de Couzan, whose towers could tell a thousand stories. Take the time to climb up on a clear day and the incredible view will take your breath away. On the way back down, recover from the emotion by tasting the village’s chalybeate mineral water, the craft beer, or the famous “boudin pâtissier au chocolat” (chocolate sausage speciality) if you go as far as Boën…
If you like heritage and panoramic views, the Couzan fortress is for you, along with a stop at the old thermal baths. A few kilometres away, discover a beautiful Renaissance residence: the Château de Goutelas
Fortress and Chapel of Couzan
Built on a rocky spur, both the medieval fortress and the chapel offer a grand panoramically view on…
If you’re a food lover, try the Canaille beers and the “boudin pâtissier”. More of a nature lover? The Lignon valley is perfect for a fishing break.
Le boudin pâtissier ou boudin au chocolat
This unique patisserie has close links with the “Boudin de Boën sur Lignon” festival for which it was…
The Vallée du Lignon is a perfect setting for hikers, however experienced: the Mont Miolin, the Grotte des Fées and the GR du Chemin de Montaigne.