Trévoux, historical town

City: Trévoux

Explore the narrow streets of Trévoux, the former capital of the Dombes Principality, and soak up its fascinating heritage on this walking tour.
The history and architecture of the amazing buildings is explained at each step.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.

Guided tour and/or with commentary
City: Trévoux

One-of-a-kind reconstruction of an "argue" making gold and silver thread like in the 17th century.
Based on diagrams in the Grande Encyclopédie, the machine is 7m long, 3.5m high and works perfectly.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.

Interpretation Centre
City: Trévoux

Come and explore the heritage, architecture and landscapes of the "Land of Art and History" Trévoux Saône Valley at Le Carré Patrimoines with models, photos, videos and more. It's also home to Trévoux Hospital's apothecary.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.

Historic site and monument
City: Trévoux

The Dictionnaire de Trévoux (1704-1771) and Mémoires de Trévoux (1701-1767) were famous publications in Europe during the Enlightenment and are a remarkable testimonial of 18th century life, the history of science and ideas.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.

Historic site and monument
City: Trévoux

Trévoux Château was built in the late 13th century by the Lords of Thoire and Villars to protect the town and show their power. The octagonal dungeon has superb views of the River Saône, Monts d'Or, Beaujolais and La Dombes.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.

Historic site and monument
City: Trévoux

The former Dombes Parliament has amazing paintings on the themes of Justice and Peace in the hearing room. It's still a place where justice is done as it's district court. Guided tour from Tourist Information.

Phone : 04 74 00 36 32.
  • Touristic guide 2017 (pdf, 10 Mo)

    25/05/17 Download

    You will need this guide to prepare your visit, your week-end or your holidays around Ars and Trévoux. Welcome in a Principality !

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  • Discovery tour in Trévoux (pdf, 5 Mo)

    11/10/16 Download

    Walking discovery tour in Trévoux "Capital of the Dombes step by step" (2,6 kms - lasting 1 hour and a half). A each stop of the pathway, an explanatory description of the building is presented on board.

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