Maison d’Izieu, Memorial to the Exterminated Jewish Children

70 route de Lambraz
01300 IZIEU

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 45.649618
Longitude: 5.633696


There are signposts for two free car parks as soon as you arrive on site:

  • coaches and minibuses: parking reserved for group transport
  • cars: individual visitor parking. Disabled spaces are available near the reception.
  • bikes: bike racks are available near the staff car park and at the entrance to the site.

Please respect these designated areas and do not park at the side of the road or in front of the buildings.

How to get to the Maison d’Izieu

By bike


The Maison d’Izieu is located 2 km from ViaRhôna at an altitude of 360m. Eurovelo no.17.

By car or coach


1 hour from Lyon (69)

Take the A43 motorway, exit 10 “Le Pont de Beauvoisin / Les Abrets” then head for Belley along the D592 to Saint-Didier-d’Aoste and follow signs for “Musée-mémorial d’Izieu”.

1 hour from Grenoble (38)

Take exit 10 towards Lyon. Take the RD1075 and pass near Voiron then cross Les Abrets towards Belley on the RD592 to Saint-Didier-d’Aoste and follow the signs for “Musée-mémorial d’Izieu”.

35 minutes from Chambéry (73) and 1 hour from Annecy (74)

Take the A43 motorway, exit 11 “Saint-Génix-sur-Guiers”. Continue on the D40 towards Saint-Didier-d’Aoste and follow the signs for “Musée-mémorial d’Izieu”.

 1 hour 15 minutes from Bourg-en-Bresse (01)

Take the RD1075 towards Pont d’Ain, then Ambérieu-en-Bugey and Lagnieu. Continue through Sault-Brénaz, Serrières-de-Briord and Port-de-Groslée. Go past Saint-Benoit and follow the RD19 to Brégnier-Cordon. In the hamlet of La Bruyère, in Brégnier-Cordon, head towards Izieu and follow the signs for “Musée-mémorial d’Izieu”.

20 minutes from Belley (01)

Take the RD992 and go through Peyrieu then Murs-et-Gélignieux. Turn right in the hamlet of La Bruyère in Brégnier-Cordon. At the first crossroad turn right towards Izieu and follow signs for “Musée-mémorial d’Izieu”.

By plane


The house is located 50 minutes from Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport via the A43 motorway.

By train


TGV train stations

Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Lyon Part-Dieu (69), then allow 50mins to 1hr 15mins to travel by private transport.

SNCF train station

La Tour du Pin (38) and Culoz (01), then allow 30 to 40mins by private transport.

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