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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visite guidée des intérieurs restaurés et des extérieurs. Du logis féodal subsistent la vaste enceinte carrée, de hautes et grosses tours d'angles, des murs épais percés d'étroites meurtrières. Cour intérieure en terrasse sur douves en eaux. (MH).