From Perouges to Bugey

Hiking: the grand tour of Ambérieu

From the Château des Échelles, through the streets and parks of Ambérieu to the heights of the majestic Château des Allymes, and the ruins of the Château de St-Germain.

Distance : 14 km
Duration : 5h
Level : Moderate
Elevation : 580 D +
Hiking: the grand tour of Ambérieu
Distance : 14 km
Duration : 5h
Level : Moderate
Elevation : 580 D +
Departure: Ambérieu-en-Bugey
Groomed route, Dirt, Not suitable for pushchairs
Pet Friendly
Download the circuit: GPX Roadmap

After a stroll through the historic districts of Ambérieu and the urban park of Grand Dunois, a climb begins in the heart of nature towards the Château des Allymes. Possibility of free visit of the Allymes (entrance fee, free audio guide). On the way down, don't miss the ruins of the Château de St-Germain (still being restored). Free and free access.
Variant: it is possible to prefer to follow the route to the blue lake (green route on the trail sign)

Other hikes are possible in this sector. Refer to the sign of the footpaths on site, then follow the markings.
Picnic areas along the route: town centre, Grand Dunois Park, Allymes car park.

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In case of rain

Do not panic ! Here are all our sheltered activities.

On the way back

To bring back a souvenir or something to treat yourself, stock up on local products from Pérouges in Bugey.








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