Pérouges is in Rhône-Alpes.


Pérouges is a preserved medieval village, built on a hill and surrounded by ramparts. It contains many stone buildings bordering narrow, stone-paved streets.

Typical narrow street in Pérouges

Get in

The village is located 35 km north-east of Lyon and is easily accessible by the A42 motorway or by train from Lyon (30 min). The railway station (Gare de Meximieux Pérouges) is 1¼ km from Pérouges. The town of Meximieux is between Pérouges and the railway station and makes an easy side-trip for those coming by rail.

Get around

The village is for pedestrians only. Cars should park in a parking lot at the foot of the hill.



Walk around the narrow, medieval streets.




Go next

The neighbouring town of Meximieux has 3 streets you may wish to walk:

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