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Castles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes


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The 10 Most Beautiful castles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Castle · Auvergne
Castle Dauphin
Fortified castle, listed as a historic monument. Built at the end of the 12th century and complete in the 15th century. There is a dungeon and six turets, it is still lived in today. A vegetable garden which is labelled as 'remarkable' and a silver mining museum exist in the grounds.
Castle · Auvergne
Chazeron Castle
A 13th century feudal fortress which was remodelled in the 17th century. The keep offers magnificent views of the Limagne, the Combrailles and Mont Dore. During thesummer, enjoy treasure hunts and enigmas involving observation, deduction and logic.
Castle · Rhône-Alpes
Castle of Vogüé
The Château de Vogüé invites you to walk in the footsteps of the marquis of Vogüé and thus discover the history of this site and of the prestigious family from Vivarais.
Château de Suze la Rousse
Castle · Rhône-Alpes
Château de Suze la Rousse
Mittelalterliche Festung in der gleichnamigen Ortschaft, heutiger Sitz der Weinuniversität
Castle · Auvergne
Sailhant Castle
This fortified castle perched on a spectacular rocky spur is more than 30 metres high and overlooks a mystical waterfall.Not to miss: the great hall, the Lord’s chamber, the library and the chapel. Listed site. Visits in French and English.
Castle · Rhône-Alpes
Castle of Tournon sur Rhône
Dating back to the 10th - 16th C. , the castle of Tournon houses a museum labelled "Musée de France". Discover the rich collections from the Renaissance to the present day. Rooms with furnitures and collections linked with the Rhône river and the Fine Arts.
Castle · Pomeys
Château de Saconay
Édifice exceptionnel et authentique, ce château du XIV° siècle fut embelli, modifié, et parfois abandonné. Il fait l’objet d’une protection au titre des Monuments Historiques. Visites individuels : l'été Visites groupes : sur demande.
Château de Grignan
Castle · Rhône-Alpes
Château de Grignan
Ein Palast der Renaissance und des Klassizismus in der Provence
Château des Allymes en hiver
Castle · Rhône-Alpes
Château des Allymes
Perched high up in the hills overlooking Ambérieu-en-Bugey the Château des Allymes has stood guard over the town since the 14th century. The château was built by the Dauphin of Vienne in 1310. It fell into the hands of the Duke of Savoy in 1335 and became part of France again in 1601.
Château de Pravins
Castle · Blacé
Château de Pravins
Manoir Renaissance located within a vineyard that has been transformed into organic farming. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the buildings around which the country park and vineyards are developed before heading off to the cellars to sample some of the château's wines.
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