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Festivities and highlights from Pérouges to Bugey

Musical festivals, medieval festivals, Venetian carnivals, Christmas markets or the flavors of the Ain, there is no shortage of festivities and entertainment to the east of Lyon, on the territory of Pérouges in Bugey.

Compose your thematic stay

There is plenty to do around Lyon when you like being outdoors! Here are some suggestions to make just 1 hour from the capital of Gaul, between Pérouges and Bugey in Ain.

Four Seasons a territory

As the sage says "the best moment is the present moment". Whatever the season, for a weekend or the holidays, it is possible to be amazed all year round from Pérouges to Bugey. And it's not Vivaldi who will contradict us...

The most beautiful viewpoints

Between Pérouges and Bugey, just 1 hour from Lyon, it is possible to gain height to enjoy splendid panoramas. There is necessarily a point of view to appreciate the unobstructed view of the landscape.

Via Ferrata from the tavern

A via ferrata in Bugey accessible to beginners and experienced. Several routes and loopholes. 200 m of gas and various apparatus to cross.

Pérouges the beautiful medieval city

Pérouges, the pretty medieval city, a stone's throw from Lyon. A surprising architecture to believe in the Middle Ages. Guided tours are offered by the tourist office to learn more about this little gem.

The pebble beaches of the ain river

Pebble beaches, translucent water, wild surroundings and landscaped bathing sites very close to Lyon. Small paradise reserved for nature-friendly.

full view at Innimond

Up there is Innimond. Innimond is a very small perched village. A church, a centuries-old lime tree, a goat farm and a breathtaking view!

The vertiginous waterfall of the charabotte

The Charabotte waterfall is a must in the Albarine valley, and one of the highest in France. One hour from Lyon, it stands proudly in a wooded and green landscape, ideal for a family outing.

A good glass of wine Bugey

The wines of Bugey have nothing to envy to the most famous! A recognized vineyard which even has its own AOC and producers who are always happy to show the fruit of their labor.

crystal clear waters of the Albarine

The Albarine river, in the heart of the valley of the same name, is an "enchanting" place. Less than an hour from Lyon, the landscapes invite you to peace and communion with nature.

A travel in time

Lovers of old stones or history buffs, from Pérouges to Bugey we travel through the ages. Villages or festivals, here hide treasures from another time.

Travel roadbook Our Blog

Dream of adventures, romance, culinary discoveries or small experiences in complete confidentiality, our team crisscrosses the territory of Pérouges in Bugey to make you live through this blog the unique experiences of these places where everything is possible.



Easy walks, Culture and heritage

Stroll with friends, a path “between ruins and vineyards”

If your profile is "enthusiastic hiking" and fond of local wines, this walk is for you. With your group of friends, this trail takes you in the footsteps of an old Bugey. In the heart of the Ain mountains, where culture rhymes with viticulture!

Little stories of the territory

In the footsteps of the industrial bugiste past

From the Ambérieu railway museum to Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, let's discover the vestiges of Bugiste's industrial past. The tourist office takes you on a walk in the footsteps of these men and women who lived, in the 20th century, this era that we no longer know.

Outing Ideas

The squirrel trail, a nice walk for everyone

Only 15 minutes from Pérouges, this charming family and confidential trail is waiting for you for the ride. With the children, the dog or two, the perfect bucolic walk.

Outing Ideas

Top 15 terraces of Pérouges in Bugey, not far from Lyon

The return of terraces and summer brings joy. But on the terraces of Croix-Rousse or Guillotière, the fight is tough for a place. So if we told you that in the east of Lyon (Ain), there are still terraces where you can enjoy your evening with friends in complete relaxation, are you coming? Pérouges Bugey Tourisme shares with you its best terrace spots less than an hour from Lyon, from Pérouges to the pretty villages of Bugey.

Outing Ideas

Easy walk along the water in Chaley

Looking for an easy walk near Lyon? The "over the water" trail in Chaley is the perfect outing with family or friends.

Gastronomy, ideas for outings

Code Pérouges: family treasure hunt

An enigmatic spy has stolen the recipe for the galette de Pérouges. Follow in his footsteps by solving the puzzles of the "Code Pérouges" treasure hunt!



Entertainment and leisure

Code Pérouges: family investigation

From July 19, 2022

Entertainment and leisure

Intrigue in Pérouges, murder party in the city

The 29 July 2022


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Pérouges Bugey tourism is located south of Ain:

  • 30 minutes from Bourg-en-Bresse
  • 30 minutes from Bourgoin-Jallieu
  • 35 minutes from Lyon
  • 50 minutes from Chambery
  • 1h40 from Geneva

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