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You might have read our first post where we wrote that what excited us most about travelling is meeting people. However, there are other things that we’re passionate about when it comes about travelling, and one of these things is nature. We love being outdoors and last weekend we had the chance to visit the medieval village of Pérouges, one of the most beautiful villages of France.
Pérouges is located only 30 km northeast of Lyon, where we’re currently living, so we decided to have a look.
The village is small and very charming, and if you are around Lyon, you should definitely consider spending some time there.
Yes, this place is awesome with all these beautiful old buildings, but our objective was to explore a hiking trail around it. There are 4 trails, starting on a 2.3 km long, taking approximately 40 minutes, and the longest one with 9.3 km, taking about 2h30m to finish it.
We decided to take the longest one, as we arrived early in the morning and had a lot of time to spend there. Needless to say that the trail is amazing and we loved it.
It was pretty easy and I guess even people who aren’t used to hike can do it. It’s more like a long walk rather than hiking. We loved the landscapes and get closer to nature.
In the end of the trail we went back to the main square to grab some food and try the local beer, which was great.
So whether you take the shortest or the longest one, you should definitely spend some time exploring this trails when in Pérouges.