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Come to Perouges



The medieval city is paved with cobblestones.
It is difficult to use a stroller or a wheelchair.


40 km from Lyon / 38 km from Bourg en Bresse / 93 km from Aix les Bains / 120 km from Geneva / 125km from Grenoble
The village is in the Ain area (01). At 1 km from Meximieux on the D4 road and D1084 road (direction Lyon)

GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.9 ( Pérouges)
Longitude : 5.183333 ( Pérouges)

Come by car

A 42 motorway exit 7: Meximieux/ Pérouges.
Then follow “cité médiévale de Pérouges” signs. 6km to do.
2 visitors car parks :
COMBES car park – 1st on the right – 2€ for the day – Credit card or coins
OLIVET car park – 2nd on the left – 2€ for the day – Credit card or coins – Better for campervan (no services) 
Disabled car park: 2 reserved places at the entrance of the medieval city if you have a badge

Coach park: For buses only – free – 8 places – Forbidden for cars and campervans

Come by train

Meximieux Pérouges station (2 avenue de Verdun / 01800 Meximieux).
The train station has an automatic distributor to buy train tickets
You have to walk 20 min from the train station to the medieval city
download the peatonal access

Line 35 : Lyon – Chambéry by Culoz

Download the train schedule until december 2019

Come by bus

Line 132 : Lyon – Bourg en Bresse /Bus stop « Pérouges bifurcation »
Then 10 minutes walking to go to the medieval city
Download the bus schedules 2019/2020


bus 132


Pérouges' location in France