A hotel-restaurant between Lyon and Roanne, Bocuse and Troisgros

At the heart of the poetic landscapes of the Rhone, the hotel-restaurant Le Tilia takes up residence on the aptly named Place du Plaisir, in the village of Joux. Perched at 600 meters altitude in the Monts du Lyonnais, the hotel- André Chouvin’s restaurant invites to a moment of greed and relaxation at the gates of Lyon. When asked where his location is establishment, the chef responds with humor: “Between Lyon and Roanne, between Bocuse and
Three. It is that the Rhone is a land of gastronomy and good wines, an ode to the “art de vivre à la française”.

Comment rejoindre le Tilia, hôtel-restaurant au cœur du Rhône ?

By car
By car

– From Lyon – A6, A89
On the A6 motorway (the Autoroute du Soleil) in from Lyon, take the exit in direction of the A89 motorway (La Transeuropéenne). Follow the A89 for 31.3 km then take exit 34 (S18 / Thizy Villages / Amplepuis / Panissieres / Tarare-Center). Follow the D14 then take the 2nd exit at roundabout towards the N7. 1.2 km more far, turn left onto the D79. Continue for 1.8 km to Joux, then take to left towards the church. Estimated travel time from Lyon: 40 minutes

– From Roanne – N7
On the national road 7 / N7, take the exit 71 towards Lyon / Villefranchesur-Saône / Tarare / Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay / Vendranges. 500 meters further, at roundabout, take the 3rd exit to follow the N7 (Villefranche s / Saone / Lyon / Neaux / St Symphorian of Lay / Tarare). Go on about 25 km then turn right on the D79. A Once arrived in Joux, turn left towards the church to reach the hotel-restaurant
Estimated travel time from Roanne: 40 minutes

– From Clermont-Ferrand – A89
On the A89 (Trans-European) motorway in from Clermont-Ferrand, to borrow exit 5.1 towards Roanne / Balbigny. Continue on the A89 for 26.2 km then take the exit 34 towards Thizy-les-Villages / Amplepuis / Tarare Center. Continue on the D14 then at the roundabout 70 meters more far, take the 2nd exit on the road National 7 / N7. 1.2 km further, turn to left on the D79 and continue until Joux. Turn left towards the church for find the hotel-restaurant.
Estimated travel time from Clermont-Ferrand: 1h25

GPS coordinates :
Latitude: 45.887 250;

By train
By train

Located 7 km from Le Tilia,
Tarare SNCF train station is served daily by trains. TER coming from Lyon (Perrache and Part deu), Roanne and Bourg-en-Bresse. count 35-minute journey from Lyon, 30 to 40 minutes from Roanne and 2 hours from Bourg-en-Bresse.

By plane/air
By plane/air

Located respectively 77 and 120 km from the hotel-restaurant, the airports of Lyon-Saint-Exupéry and Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne are served by numerous flights to departure from major French cities as from abroad.

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Discovering nature and the Rhone gastronomy

The Rhône department is a temple dedicated to “good living”, between walks in full nature and gourmet tastings. The village’s surroundings are full of trails signposted. On foot, on horseback or by bike, alone or accompanied by a guide, the possibilities of beautiful walks are not lacking. of the mounts of Tarare in the Lake of the Sapins, the Rhone is an unparalleled playground for nature lovers and outings in the fresh air. The more adventurous can even try climbing at Pin-Bouchain, a few minutes from the hotel-restaurant. Lovers of water activities will not be not left out either. 30 kilometers from Tilia, the pure waters of Lake Sapins invite to a moment of relaxation and friendliness. On the program: pedalo, rowing, catamaran, kayak, paddle … Lake Sapin also has two fishing pontoons, but no need to go so far: 500 meters from the hotelrestaurant you will find, the Barrage de Joux, the perfect place to fish in all tranquility. Who says Rhône also has good wines. Finally connoisseur, Chef André Chouvin will be delighted to organize tastings in the Beaujolais, 25 minutes from Le Tilia.