Place Grenette

Cultural heritage : Historic site and monument

Since the 17th century, this has been the town's main square, used for grains and livestock markets. The magnificent fountain, "Le Château d'Eau Lavalette" was built in 1825 and is adorned with four cherubs set over dolphins, to symbolise the Dauphiné.

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It was on this square that some of the soldiers who followed Napoleon in his reconquest of power bivouacked, and where on March 9, 1815, at 9 a.m., Napoleon conducted a general review of all the troops before they set off again for Lyon.


Free access.

Opening periods

From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance


Tramway A and B, Hubert Dubedout stop, Maison du tourisme

  • Latitude: 45.190836
  • longitude: 5.727412


  • Town location
  • In centre of town
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Bus stop < 500 m

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