Villefranche-sur-Saône, capital of the Beaujolais region

The Newport hotel in Villefranche-sur-Saône offers an ideal stopping point for visiting the Beaujolais region. Discover vine-covered hilly landscapes with, the golden coloured stone villages built with this stone, emblematic of the South of the Beaujolais area. You can go on hiking trails through the vineyards admiring the plains of the Saône from splendid viewpoints. In Villefranche-sur-Saône, follow the circuit of hidden treasures with its courtyards and Renaissance houses.

Tourism in the Dombes

Close to Villefranche-sur-Saône, succumb to the enchantment of the Dombes, an astonishing landscape of small lakes populated by a surprisingly rich fauna and flora. In Villars les Dombes, do not miss the ornithological park where you can observe nearly 3000 species of birds. On the ponds, grab your fishing rod and tease the trout whilst the children try to catch frogs.


Discover the Saint-Sixt's Basilica in Ars-sur-Formans, the sanctuary of the Saint Cure d'Ars, a pilgrimage site that attracts nearly five hundred thousand visitors each year. The Newport hotel is only a few kilometers from Ars-sur-Formans.

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The Ornithological Park

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Boat - Restaurant in Pont De Vaux

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**Hotel Newport
610, av. de l'Europe
69400 Villefranche sur saône

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