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Chateau de Miolans, once known as the "Bastille of the Alps," operated as a prison for 160 years. After the revolution, all prisoners were freed, and the castle was left to crumble, but in the 19th century the prefect of Savoy began to restore it. Today you can retrace the steps of the fortress' long-suffering prisoners while reveling in its position at the confluence of the Isere and Arc rivers. At the entrance, you ask for an English-language leaflet explaining the site's history. Take a look at our Saint-Pierre d Albigny trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Chateau de Miolans and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Nous avions repéré ce château de l'autoroute. Nous nous y sommes rendus samedi dernier pour le visiter avec nos 2 enfants. Le château est en cours de rénovation mais sa visite permet d'accéder à tous ... more »We spotted this castle from the highway. We went there on Saturday last to visit with our 2 children. The castle is being renovated, but his visit gives access to all the books that have been built over time. A beautiful point of view allows to enjoy the landscape, the garden in the high course allows to wander and discover a multitude of plants, some traces of the past are still visible. A nice discovery. Just a tip: rain forecast what cover to access the St Pierre tower where the view is breathtaking.View original
Le château de Miolans à visiter absolument Je ne m'en lasse pas ! Idéal en famille ! Attention néanmoins aux poussettes. Vues imprenables depuis la grande tour. Visites des cachots avec leurs histoire... more »The castle of Miolans to visit absolutely I can me not enough! Ideal for families! Attention however to strollers. Views from the large Tower. Visits to the dungeons with their stories and forgotten. Many activities at events at Halloween with preparation for children of magic potions! Very good ratesView original
Le château se voit de loin, depuis la nationale ou l'autoroute, en venant de Montmélian, direction Albertville. Il est intéressant à visiter, avec son jardin de plantes médicinales, et offre un joli p... more »The Castle seen from a distance, from the national or the motorway, coming from Montmélian, direction Albertville. It is interesting to visit, with its garden of medicinal plants, and offers a beautiful panorama on the Combe de Savoie, and mountain ranges.View original
My family was visiting St. Pierre d'Albigny because my great-grandfather had emigrated from there to the US 125 years ago. As part of that trip, we stumbled upon the Chateau de Miolans.I was very impressed by the history and beauty of the site. Of a month long trip to Europe, it still stands as one of the highlights of our trip.
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Gregoire DEMOLLIENSHaloween in the Castle it was top! A medieval troupe made us discover the Castle via a hunt treasure. .. top!View original
Bruno BorgheseA place full of history and impressive at the heart of the Combe de Savoie.View original
Jérôme FolletVisit free, punctuated of small signs that allow to trace the history of the different parts. Beautiful aromatic garden and nice view. Two flats, the price a little high and many work on the building.View original
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