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  • 1 Place du Tilleul Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. du Tilleul F - 01800 Pérouges

    Place de la Halle is one of France's most characteristic squares. Its name comes from the covered market that stood in the centre of the village until 1839. The houses lining the square relate the history of the village. The hostelry (Ostellerie) has..

  • 2 En-Haut (upper) gateway Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. des Rondes F - 01800 Pérouges

    The En-Haut gateway is the main entrance to Pérouges, protected by the fortress-church of St Mary Magdalen. It offers an attractive view over the surrounding countryside. Its opposite number, the En-Bas gateway is on the opposite side of the town.

  • 3 Rue du Prince Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. du Prince F - 01800 Pérouges

    Butchers, basketmakers, drapers, armourers and an apothecary once had their shops in rue du Prince, the town's main thoroughfare. The house of the Princes of Savoy, with exhibits relating to the former sovereigns, is open to public.

  • 4 Rue des Rondes Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. des Rondes F - 01800 Pérouges

    This charming street, characteristic of bygone days, runs around the perimeter of the town in a circle. The Ostellerie manor, Grenier à Sel (salt barn) and Maison Thibaut beyond the En-Bas gateway are situated in this street.

  • 5 Lower gateway

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. des Rondes F - 01800 Pérouges

    The En-Bas gateway, older than the En-Haut gateway, forms a semicircular arch. The outer façade bears a Latin inscription dating from 1468, relating the struggle between the Dauphiné and Savoie sovereigns who fought over this small town. There is a f..

  • 6 Church of St Mary Magdalen

    Religious buildings

    pl. de l'Église F - 01800 Pérouges

    A church adjoining a fortress forms a harmonious group. This 15C building was a veritable watchtower, its crenellated fortifications, loopholes and watchpath emphasising this defensive aspect. The bell-tower, destroyed during the revolution, was rebu..

  • 7 Tower Well

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. de la Tour F - 01800 Pérouges

    Not far from the Ostellerie manor, this well used to provide the entire town with water. Above it, a tower built by the Romans and destroyed in 1749 was once used to communicate by means of light signals with a chain of similar towers reaching as far..

  • 8 The two fortification walls

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    prom. des Terreaux F - 01800 Pérouges

    A few vestiges of the outer wall, accessible from the En-Haut gateway, can be seen by taking the attractive Terreaux promenade, which follows the trace of the moat. The interior fortification wall is almost complete and serves as part of the foundati..

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