Mosaic Farmland along River Arroux

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté  >  France

Beautiful traditional farmland along the river Arroux with hedgerows, woods, fields, scrub and old villages.

Added* by stanvrem
Most recent update 2 November 2022


The Arroux is a river in central France and tributary of the Loire. The landscape along the Arroux between the village of Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux and the hamlet of La Boulaye is one of traditional farmland with hedgerows, fields and bushes. This landscape attracts birds such as Hoopoe, Red-backed Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, European Turtle Dove, European Bee-eater, Black Kite, Corn Bunting, Cirl Bunting, Melodious Warbler, Common Nightingale, Eurasian Green Woodpecker and Black Woodpecker. In addition, there's great mammal, reptile/amphibian and butterfly watching.


Français: L'Arroux est une rivière du centre de la France et un affluent de la Loire. Le paysage le long de l'Arroux entre le village de Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux et le hameau de La Boulaye est celui d'une agriculture traditionnelle avec des haies, des champs et des buissons. Ce paysage attire de nombreux oiseaux.



You can reach most places indicated on the map by car, and then walking the rest of the way. Some small roads can get wet, overgrown or even flooded.


Français: Vous pouvez rejoindre la plupart des endroits indiqués sur la carte en voiture, puis marcher le reste du chemin. Certaines petites routes peuvent être mouillées, envahies par la végétation ou même inondées.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , City/village , River , Agriculture



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit



Paved road , Unpaved road , Narrow trail , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


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