Protected natural area in limestone environment.
They holds a mosaïc of important and rare natural habitats. More than 300 species of plants have been identified along with around a hundred animal species, including 11 remarkable species and some protected at a European level, such as the Eurasian Eagle Owl, the Northern Harrier and the Short-toed Eagle.
There are many hiking trails criss-crossing these moors, from which you can enjoy stuning panoramas (viewpoints over the vineyards, the wooded hills of the Haut-Beaujolais, the Saône plains and the Alps) at the heart of pristine nature.
The whole rest on a complex geological base dating back to the Primary Period (410 - 290 Mya), metamorphic rocks and magmatic rocks.