Short hiking trails around the Maison d’Izieu
There are various short hiking trails around the memorial.
They allow you to discover the landscapes of the site, which opens up onto the Rhône valley and offers a wide panoramic view over the Chartreuse and the north of the Vercors.
La croix Saint-Clair: a 4.2km loop, starting from Izieu (village), taking around 1hr 35mins
Walking trail to the village of Brégnier-Cordon and la cascade de Glandieu waterfall
For more information, go to page 31 of the “Randonnées pédestres en Bugey” walking guide, which you can buy from the Bugey-Sud Grand Colombier Tourist Information Centre website.
The village of Izieu
The village centre, its fours banaux [communal ovens] and the Saint-Maurice d’Izieu church, built in 1855.
Tourist information centre
- Belley-Bugey Sud Tourisme(01)
- Ain’tourisme (01)
- Morestel-Les Avenières – Balcons du Dauphiné (38)
- Pays du lac d’Aiguebelette – Savoie-Mont-Blanc (73)
By the Rhône
- La Cascade de Glandieu
60m high, easily accessible, waterfall by the road in Glandieu.
- La Via Rhôna – Plan d’eau de Murs-Gélignieux
From Belley to St-Genix-sur-Guiers to Groslée.
- Gallo-Roman Museum of Aosta
Tells the story of the ancient city of Augustum in Roman times through many archaeological remains.
- Mandrin’s Hideout
An interactive tour on the famous 18th century smuggler.
- The Caves of La Balme
Natural labyrinths, an underground lake, an amphitheatre of small basins (gours), stalactites, stalagmites, draperies and much more.