Pérouges, Medieval City

Pérouges Medieval city is located in the departement of Ain on the east side of Lyon (35km), at the edge of the Dombes.

It is credited with no certainty that name came from a Roman colony Pérougia in Italy.

The main houses date back to 12th century. Prosperous economic period, thanks to a charter of privileges received from lords.

Perugia was populated by the medieval craftsmen, weavers and wine makers.

This complex architectural is classified as an historic monument. Perugia is a testimony of a rich medieval times.

"A gorgeous place to visit Perugia, the Ain plain and its surroundings for a night halt, a weekend hike or discovery or a longer stay.

The Grenier à Sel offers quality accommodation, 7 days a week, at the best price around"


  Official website of Pérouges Tourist Office