Fort Saint-André, Villeneuve-les-Avignon

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Fort Saint-André is a 13th-century fortified castle on a rocky outcrop above the Rhône River. The castle served as a formidable fortress, as well as a symbol of French power. Explore the classic medieval castle gatehouse, where two imposing battlement-topped round towers flank the gate. Head up to the top of the ramparts for a view of the villages and the surrounding countryside. This well-preserved fortress is on the official list of French historic monuments. Make your Villeneuve-les-Avignon itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Very beautiful fort, in very good condition and the magnificent and imposing ramparts. In addition there is a noteworthy garden with terraces and an incredible view of Avignon and Provence.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Do not proceed without this discovery of the fort to Villeneuve. You will discover the parts of life marks the tailors of stone, old prisons and the views of Avignon
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  • October 1, 2017
    St André fort enjoys an exceptional site on the first hills of Villeneuve: view at 360 degrees in Avignon, the Rhone, the fertile plains, the city and the grandiose nature of the site. Beautiful well preserved fortified rooms, the course is neither too long nor too short. Accessible almost ' at all, except the great mothers and divas in high heels! :-)
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  • September 23, 2017
    Lovely day out in a castle designed with practicality in mind, very different. Bring sensible shoes and water though.
  • August 6, 2017
    Lovely experience. Lovely garden and great view. Not too busy most of the times. At night also great
  • May 20, 2017
    Loved this visit... beautiful gardens and sweet silence in the hilltop. Beautiful view of Avingnon as well.
  • May 15, 2017
    A must visit in Avignon. Great views and cheap entry. Highly recomended
  • May 7, 2017
    Historic fort surround a Benedictine Abby with a beautiful garden. Has great views of the surroundings country side and the Palace o f the Pope.

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