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Miolans fortress

A little over an hour's walk from lac du carouge (or 15 mins in the car) is the delightful miolans... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Melanie O
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The most castle in the world !

If you don't know what to do during holidays or week end, the Fortress of Miolans is the best... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
AntoineJabbaLaHutte
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Aug 14, 2017
“Miolans fortress”
Oct 5, 2016
“The most castle in the world !”
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

A little over an hour's walk from lac du carouge (or 15 mins in the car) is the delightful miolans fortress. Beautifully preserved with welcoming helpful staff, an English booklet of interpretive material, a gorgeous cottage garden growing fruit and veg and of course views...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Melanie O
Reviewed October 5, 2016

If you don't know what to do during holidays or week end, the Fortress of Miolans is the best place, you have to visit. Her history is more millennial, the site was already occupied by the Romans then the Saracens ! Lose yourself in a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank AntoineJabbaLaHutte
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Detoured on our cycling trip up the steep climb (2 kms at 10%) but it was worth it. Impeccable views of the valley, and interesting historical perspective. If you like castles and dungeons, then you will like this. 10 euros per head or 8 euros...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

Totally fascinating castle in a stunning but fairly unknown part of Savoie. The garden is magical and down in the dungeon where the Marquis De Sade was imprisoned there is still graffiti carved onto the walls. Great view of Mont Blanc from the tower.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Cool history with Marquis de Sade having been a prisoner here. There is an English packet for info. Make sure you go all the way to 'hell' for all the prison rooms.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

A great visit, really quiet, lovely to stroll around, the garden was lovely and really helpful having all plants named. The views were stunning a great place to take photos and enjoy the wonder of France.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Claire R
Reviewed August 23, 2013

It was tucked out of the way, not too crowded, and is in great condition. I enjoyed to flower garden. The woman at the front was very helpful and gave me the English version of the history to take as I explored the grounds.

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed August 28, 2011

Actually stopped off to see the Castle as we were doing a wine tour of the area and were so intrigued by it's beauty from the road that we had to see if for ourselves. The road leading up to it is a typical European...More

Date of experience: August 2011
2  Thank pagelynn
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