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Forteresse de Miremont

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A fascinating and romantic ruin.

Whilst renting the little chateau just below the fortress, we were fortunate enough to take a tour... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2019
badger23rq
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Edwardstone , Suffolk
via mobile
Very extensive and interesting visit

Stuart and I were the only 2 people but the charming owner gave us a very interesting tour. The... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
Nadia H
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Dordogne, France
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Jul 26, 2019
“A fascinating and romantic ruin. ”
Aug 26, 2016
“Very extensive and interesting visit”
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Situated on a rocky spur, the Fortress dominates two valleys. With its Romanic donjon with flat foothills of the XIIth, reshaped in the Renaissance, Miremont joins in the military lineage of the big castles of the Middle Ages.Forgotten during 2...more
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La Ginou | Château de Miremont, 24260 Mauzens-et-Miremont, France
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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Whilst renting the little chateau just below the fortress, we were fortunate enough to take a tour of this beautiful, slightly wild fortress. This was a private tour for my family (5 of us, youngest 8), given in excellent English by a thoroughly charming and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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christine l, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2019

We take the time to visit this castle and explain the evolution of the site for 9 centuries. There are many things to discover, with imagination of course, because it is a ruin of the 12th century. Everyone is involved in the restoration: volunteer, when...More

Reviewed August 26, 2016

Stuart and I were the only 2 people but the charming owner gave us a very interesting tour. The history is fascinating. Well worth a stop.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nadia H
Christine L, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2016

Thanks !

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

With the help of a well informed guide who spoke excellent English, this ruin from the eleventh century is beginning to offer up its secrets. Well worth a visit, and a worthy cause to support the volunteers who work hard on its archaeology. Beware the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Neil S
Christine L, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Thank you for your interest for this castle. We pursue our efforts to restore it and please you more.

Reviewed August 7, 2016

We had decided to pop out to see the Fortress Miremont which was at the top of the hill behind our holiday rental property - expecting to stay about 15 minutes or so. We were not expecting a guided tour and by the end of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SarahD2020
Christine L, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2016

Thanks for you visit !

Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very good guided tour. With a great archeological viewpoint. You can see the development in the dig sites. The whole thing has an "unfinished" feeling, which contributes, for me, to make it more interesting.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Varindweion
Christine L, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2015

Thank you for your visite. We are happy of your commentery !

Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

A military castle forgotten in time but in the proces of being rediscovered. Very authentic restauration still being caried out by volunteers. You can see up close the different architectures of 12th, 14th and 16th castle building. Nice view of the valley and great guide...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Tim N
Christine L, Propriétaire at Forteresse de Miremont, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2014

Thanks you very much for your visit. We are very happy to open Forteresse de Miremont for visitor since only 2 years.

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958tarab
August 11, 2019|
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Response from christine l | Property representative |
Bonjour, Il y a 200m à faire sur un terrain qui descend un peu. Ensuite nous pouvons adapter la visite pour quelle soit plus facile. Il y a néanmoins des escaliers durant la visite. Peut-être à bientôt
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