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Chateau de Crussol, Saint-Peray
(4.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
An explosion in a quarry below Chateau de Crussol severely damaged part of the structure, but what remains is a testament to 12th-century architecture and engineering. In the 11th century, the castle was important in controlling transport along the Rhone River. It was lit on fire dozens of times during France's religious wars in the 16th century. Today you can tour the mostly ruined complex yourself all year round, and guided tours are available in the summer months. Make Chateau de Crussol a part of your Saint-Peray vacation plans using our Saint-Peray trip builder.
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  • It's a pleasant walk in the middle of a marked history site. The landscapes are worth visiting not far from Valencia. Do and redo.
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  • Must walk in the family! And even after having done a lot of times we do not get tired! View breathtaking (can be from to the rise!) (Laughs). A must!
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  • Very nice view of the Rhone Valley. A castle which imposes part its ruins and its location. The walk to get there is friendly, it's calves. You can walk among the ruins of the city walls and the village. Advice for parents: don't forget the stroller! For people who have Vertigo, stay away from the edge ;)
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  • One of my favorite places in the Ardeche. You can easily walk around in the area. With some imagination you reconstruct the castle. A lot of elements are still existing (but remain a ruin :-). On top of the castle let you eyes wander around. On good days you can see the Rhone valley, the Vercors and even the Alpes. Simon Visit my website: www.noireblanc.de
  • Endroit idéal pour passer un dimanche après-midi.
  • Super view beautiful ☆☆★☆★randonnee after the castle to do with beautiful panorama. Good Footwear required.
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  • Very beautiful place beyond time. Iniquitous Mag seen on the Rhone Valley
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  • Nice, very windy, made with 2 children 6 and 3 years visit predict good shoe.....
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