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La Roche de Solutre

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Address: Macon, France
Phone Number: 03-85-35-84-32
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Worth the detour

On a clear day, you can see the sno-capped Alpine summits in the distance. Very easy paths lead up to a rocky outpost (watch your children !) from which you have a clear 360° view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
OJ1961
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a clear day, you can see the sno-capped Alpine summits in the distance. Very easy paths lead up to a rocky outpost (watch your children !) from which you have a clear 360° view - weather permitting. Only drawback : the place can be crowded.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk up to the top of this rock, with great views over the surrounding wine country. Good paths and signage. But we found it difficult to access so you'll need a good map. No refreshments although work was being done at the visitors' centre so that might improve. Only restaurant in surrounding area is in village of Solutre.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Fuisse, had car, drove loop through wine towns and around "roock", stand out, great pictures

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you're interested in Burgundy (wine, that is), it's a beautiful site to take in. Particularly interesting to see the differences in farming techniques (wherein lies the quality).

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Worth the drive, there are actually several of these majestic "Roches" in the area. Also pretty romantic. We didn't have time to climb it, but a lot of people were and it looked like it would be fun.

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1 Thank Mainzigartig
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This interesting natural rock formation is well presented with a well laid out car park and informative signage. The route to the top is well laid in natural materials and well marked. The view from the top over the Rhône valley is stupendous. The climb to the top is quite long (0.75 mile one way) and a little steep in... More 

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Thank Philip A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Our family with children aged 8 & 10 loved the museum and each having our own audio guide. Amazing artefacts! And the climb up the top is really nice with gorgeous wineries to see.

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Thank khbees
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

While on a business trip into Lyon and Mâcon, took a quick trip to La Roche de Solutre. Unfortunately for me it was a cloudy, overcast day, but nonetheless the views from the top were great. You get a nice 360 degree view of the region. There are easy trails to get to the summit, although some loose rocks make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Great views from the top and a good path up to it. Don't miss the museum at the base built into the hillside!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I live not too far from the Roche, so I have visited on several occasion. It has both a historical and a worthwhile attraction. Please read up on the history of Francois Mitterand, who made a yearly pilgrimage to the Roche de Solutré.. It is very much a wine region and it is definitely worthwhile visiting some of the vineyards... More 

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