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Visit Perouges: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found in France

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Perouges. For detailed visitor information see the Perouges travel guide.

Perouges is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Perouges is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Perouges include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 20 km and Lyon Presqu'ile at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Perouges, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Perouges in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Perouges


Markets in and near Perouges

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (6km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (11km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (13km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (18km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Perouges, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Perouges, France

What to do at Perouges? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Perouges.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (35km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (57km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (29km)
  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (28km)
  • Roche de Solutré (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (12km)
  • Morestel (34km)
  • Ecully (34km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Vonnas (38km)
  • Macon (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (29km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Perouges

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Perouges

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 356 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Perouges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beligneux, Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Chazey-sur-Ain, Faramans, Meximieux, Rignieux-le-Franc, Saint-Eloi and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Perouges

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