Located south of the Dombes, one of the four countries Ain, 40 km from Lyon, the city of Pérouges overlooks part of the plain of Ain upper plateau.
The old 12th century fortress was transformed into a city of the late 14th through charter franchise. Pérouges surprised by its rounded, pebble walls and bricks and charm intact.
You will love this walk in the flavors time!
The medieval city : do not miss the church almost unique fortress in France, the door from above, the last vestige of the 12th century castle and instead of Hall in the heart of the city.
The Museum of Old Pérouges : you will discover in this old house of lords various elements relating to daily life in Bresse Tarp. Decorative materials, tools 19th century weapons workshop weaver, medieval garden and panoramic view from the watchtower. A small museum of curiosities Version undeniable charm !
On the town : walking paths trails allow you to change the point of view of the city and discover the nature of Pérouges. Paths between 40 minutes and 2:30. From the medieval city.
Venetian Parade : Sunday April.
Musical Spring Festival Pérouges concerts in May / June.
Visit Pérouges told over the centuries : a Saturday in early May.
Medieval Festival : Sunday June ( excluding animations city Saturday).
Summer Market : a Sunday in early July.
Theatrical tours night : before Friday July 2nd and 4th Friday + August.
Heritage Days : 3rd weekend of September.
Christmas Market: 1st or 2nd weekend of December.
Circuits road ponds of the Dombes ( to achieve by bike or car)
Trail of dombiste nature Versailleux ( 15 minutes Pérouges ).
The bird park at Villars-les-Dombes ( 20 minutes Pérouges )
The abbey Ambronay ( 25 minutes Pérouges )
The Museum of silks Beanie Jujurieux ( 30 minutes Pérouges )
Balme caves in northern Isère ( 30 minutes Pérouges )
Children games Fifrelin Cerdon ( 35 minutes Pérouges )
The historic city of Trévoux ( 35 minutes Pérouges )
The medieval city of Crémieu north Isère ( 35 minutes Pérouges )
The castle Allymes military fortress of the 14th century ( 35 minutes Pérouges )
Museum of Hières-sur-Amby heritage and the archaeological site of Larina ( 35 minutes Pérouges )
The Royal Monastery of Brou in Bourg-en-Bresse ( 40 minutes Pérouges )
Basilica of Ars and his wax museum ( 40 minutes Pérouges )
Cerdon caves ( 40 minutes Pérouges )
The medieval city of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne ( 45 minutes Pérouges )