• Regional Crops & Trees production

  • Agricultural Production around Lyon

    The Rhône-Alpes Region is characterized by the great diversity of its agricultural production. It is the first region of France for the number of organic farms and those selling in short circuits.
    Several technical excursions (Fruit farming, Cereals, Oilseeds and Protein Crops, Viticulture, Forest, Roses production) will be proposed that are within 30 min or 1 hour of Lyon.
    Among them, some vineyard tours can combine major tourist attractions 
  • Fruits, Cereals, Oilseeds, Viticulture, Forestry...

    FRUIT FARMING around Lyon:
    Fruit farming is very important at the close west of Lyon and in the south Rhone valley (e.g. 1st producer of nuts and apricots in France),
    with more than 3600 fruit farms (20% of the fruit farms of France).
       
     
    CEREALS, OILSEEDS and PROTEIN CROPS around Lyon:
    C.O.P. are produced in the left bank of the Rhone (east of Lyon) including maize (700 000 tons, with a national ranking of 5th)

      
     
    VITICULTURE around Lyon:

    LYON is surrounded by eight producing-wine regions.
    The vineyards of Rhône-Alpes are in the number of 6900 and they have a global surface of 48600 hectares (6-8% of the french vineyards ; Source : Agreste - Recensement agricole 2010)
     
     
    FOREST in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region:
     
    LYON in the art of the Rose
    With ten active rose growers, Lyon is the leading center of rose creation in Europe and the second leading rose producer.