Montluel, flowery city at the gates of dombes

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DepartureMONTLUEL (01)
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Chief town of canton of Ain, in the South of Dombes, Montluel belongs to Côtière, together communes located along the Rhone. It is also named Gate of Dombes, this country with the thousand ponds, required ground of the birds and the walkers.


Montluel, historical city

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 Old medieval city, Montluel still carries today of many traces of its past and the visitors one allows strolls picturesque through its sinuous streets or along the banks flowered of the Serene one. Montluel is city flowered (2 flowers) on the regional plan and national.

Below the site St-Barthelemy, where is the vault of the same name of XIII century, a statue of the Virgin of XIX and the Open-air theatre, the walk along the streets is more pleasant. It quite naturally brings you to the old Convent of the Visitation, become administrative center Town hall, where are also an old laundrette and the Mandot Tower, memory d' a family of notable montluists between XVII and the XVIII century. Made two steps and find there, collegial our-Lady-of-Marsh, started in 1380 and completed with the XVII xiècle where its three styles, novel, Gothic and rebirth. Registered with the inventory of the historic buildings, its pulpit to be preached and part of its furniture are d' elsewhere classified. Also classified, l' pharmacy of the XVIII century, whose painted woodworks, ceilings, earthenware and furniture make the happiness of the amateurs. It is installed in the old Old people's home New street.

Not far from, transformed there into theatre, the old convent of Augustins, started in 1390 and rebuilt at the XVII century, is worth also the turning. You will have to cross the Serene one, and at the end of the very pleasant walk of the Limes, you will be able to admire the Square Tower, old strengthened prison. In the religious field, one can still cross the porch of the old Romance church St-Etienne, in Main street, formerly place of important worship. It gives today on a small shopping mall. Will also remain in the memories of the residences such as the House of Princes de Condé. Another house of XVI century, was rehabilitated, street of the Market-street of Trève. It shelters a museum art and local history.


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The Pharmacy

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The woodworks in drowning richly carved are of style Louis XIII and date from the 2nd part of the XVII century. They make the enchantment of all the visitors.

You will be able to also admire a very beautiful ceiling painted on strengthened fabric.

At the time of the startup, very beautiful earthenware pots of Lyon were offered by the Fenouillet Family, notable of the city.

It should be noted that the pharmacy of Montluel belongs to the “Network” of the Hospitals and Apothicairerie of Burgundy, Franche-Comté and the Rhone-Alps.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-iris lyon

Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80
hotel-moderne lyon

Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
hotel-saint-paul lyon

Hotel Saint Paul

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 28 13 29

The historical excursion in Montluel

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Old medieval city, the village still carries aujourd' today of many traces of its past and the visitors one allows strolls picturesque through its sinuous streets or along the banks flowered of the Serene one. Below the site St Barthelemy where is the vault of the same name of XIII century, a statue of the Virgin and the Open-air theatre, the walk along the streets is more pleasant. The historical course of the city does not comprise less than 23 monuments, old buildings, architectural elements whose majority are classified or registered with the inventory of the historic buildings.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-iris lyon

Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80
hotel-moderne lyon

Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
hotel-saint-paul lyon

Hotel Saint Paul

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 28 13 29

The square tower of Montluel

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Vestiges of the medieval fortifications of the XIII century. The fortifications were demolished under Louis XVI.

The square tower was the home of the guards of the middle-class militia of Montluel. The round tower represents a vestige of the wall.

At the XVIII century the ditches which surrounded the fortifications were embanked.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-du-parc lyon

Hôtel du Parc

  • Lyon
  • 04 72 83 12 20
hotel-iris lyon

Hôtel Iris

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 39 93 80
hotel-moderne lyon

Hôtel Moderne

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 42 21 83
hotel-saint-paul lyon

Hotel Saint Paul

  • Lyon
  • 04 78 28 13 29



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