Chateau de Miolans, Saint-Pierre d Albigny

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#4 of 27 in Museums in Savoie
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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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  • Surprisingly fun trip. Beautiful castle where lack of Interior is offset by garden, position and entertainment. Also historically interesting. Dutch info available.
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  • A really well kept and interesting piece of history from the ancient times. The place is easy to get to, and is definitely worth a visit.
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  • for lovers of middle age, the Castle and its gardens are a must. A beautiful place that exudes calm and serenity and the drac Valley views
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  • 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.
  • A magnificent Castle to visit the summer to participate in the events. I danced dances of the middle age, j ' participated in a workshop of calligraphy and I played the role of the bride at a wedding of middle age. We spent a happy afternoon!
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  • Magnificent Castle being restored with a beautiful herb garden and a wonderful view over the Valley.
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  • She beautiful remains this medieval fortress and, increasingly, its geographical location is worth a visit.
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  • Haloween in the Castle it was top! A medieval troupe made us discover the Castle via a hunt treasure. .. top!
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