Pendulum Fountain

  • Fontaine à balancier
  • Fontaine à balancier
Fontaine à balancierFontaine à balancier


The fountain was built in 1823 to replace the Augustinian well. It was dedicated to the Duke of Angoulême, son of Charles X, who had just won fame in the victorious Spanish expedition.
It has been a listed Historical Monument since 1980.
The pump system is not currently working.
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round, daily.
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • categories :
    • categories
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Fountain
  • Period :
    • 19th C
Useful Information
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided individual tours on request
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
    • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
    • German
    • English
  • Audio-guide language(s) :
    • English
    • French


Free of charge.
Pendulum Fountain
Place de la Nation-Charles de Gaulle
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Phone : +33 4 74 90 45 13
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


La fontaine à balancier
Place de la Nation-Charles de Gaulle
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.724779
Longitude : 5.250034
Near the entrance to the Augustinian cloister, opposite Crémieu Tourist Information Office.
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