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Half-Day Trip to Perouges with Galette Tasting from Lyon

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Half-Day Trip to Perouges  with Galette Tasting from Lyon
In this half-day tour, discover Pérouges, a typical medieval village with a picturesque setting. With its two fortified walls and doors, the village will delight you with its authenticity. With your professional guide, learn about the architectural heritage and admire some of its 24 listed monuments. During the visit, you will enjoy a gourmet break and taste the traditional Pérouges "galette" in the 18th century Hostellerie with a glass of cider. Your guide will also give you some free time to explore the village on your own.

Your guide will pick you up at a central place in Lyon and will drive you to Dombes, the north-east part of Lyon. Along this landscape itinerary, you will enjoy the magnificent views over the plain of the Dombes lakes and admire the farmhouses of Bresse with their horse and poultry farms. 

You will enter Pérouges via the Porte d'en Haut gate and will find yourselves immersed immediately in the Middle Ages.  The visit will lead you around the authentic medieval town. Thus, you will discover the history of this village and admire its magnificent 15th and 16th century houses.

On the charming Place des Tilleuls, the famous Hostellerie du Vieux Pérouges awaits you for a gourmet break within its 13th century walls. You will be able to savour the authentic Pérouges "galette" served with a glass of cider. The inimitable recipe for this "galette" prepared with sugar has become a well-known culinary specialty. In a typical setting, which has preserved all the charms of the olden days, this delicious snack ensures you a moment out of time.

You will then be able to continue your visit at your own leisure. Be charmed by the town's authenticity. On the wall walk, take advantage of the exceptional view over the Ain Valley that stretches as far as the Alps. In the picturesque medieval shops, discover the know-how of contemporary craftsmen.

At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Lyon.


Commences : Lyon, France

Duration : 3 hours


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