Chateau de Crussol, Saint-Peray

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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. Plan a Saint-Peray trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Free parking at the top of the road, a few hundred metres of the ruins. The site offers a beautiful panorama of the Ardèche and the plain of the Rhone with the different cities Add. Friendly stroll for lovers of old stones, to see.
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  • There are also several ways to the Castle, we took one through the forest. He was sometimes somewhat steeper and requires effort, but it was worth it. Once at the top opens up a wonderful view into the distance. The castle itself is in ruins, but even large parts of the Court and of the adjacent houses. Here, it would be nice if some labels or texts could provide information. Definitely worth a detour.
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  • It is magical! It dominates the Valley, the city and the river. Come to Saint Peray and to climb to the castle is a great experience and encounter with history. Footpaths invite us to walk and with effort to reach the top and have the most beautiful view of the region!
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  • Wow wow wow!!!! Amazing place! Perfect lunch stop for picnicking. Intermarché down road! Perfect for kids to explore - large site
  • Great views from the top over the Rhone Valley. Good parking. A fascinating trip out.
  • Great place to visit without paying fees or parking. No guide but also means no restriction letting you roam the entire ruins.
  • Very nice. Great view. The walk up was rather tiresome
  • Superbly kept old fortress, a nice short walk up there.
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