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Guided tour of Virieu-le-Grand

Guided tour of Virieu-le-Grand

Guided tour of the historic district of Virieu-le-Grand. Starting from the village, you will follow the heritage trail to discover the historic quarter of the village, once the marquisate of Valromey under Honoré d'Urfé, author of the famous novel "L'Astrée".

The village, a former seigniory, retains several listed residences and a rich architectural heritage in the heart of the historic quarter. The visit ends with a picnic at the Clairefontaine waterfall, a sensitive natural area of the Ain department.

The tour is open to a minimum of 5 people and a maximum of 30 participants.

This visit requires experience of walking on paths and the wearing of suitable footwear. Please bring a hat and a bottle of water.
Guided tours can be booked at the Tourist Office.
Payment is required upon registration, preferably by credit card.
The exact location of the meeting point will be communicated to you at the time of registration.
Tours may be cancelled due to weather conditions and if the minimum number of participants is not reached.

Open period

Wednesday 13 July from 9.30am to 12.30pm (+ picnic time)
Wednesday 10 August from 9.30am to 12.30pm (+ picnic time)


Adult: 6 €, Child (10-18 years): 3.60 €.

Free entry for children < 10 years.

In addition to the reception

Spoken languages

  • French

Methods of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash