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The tower/keep is well worth the walk up the quaint alleys and streets from Crest centre, you can... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Guy G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Very interesting with children

A beautiful castle on the side of a mountain overlooking beautiful landscape. The kids love to look... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Morten H
Fyn, Denmark
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The tower of CREST, listed in the register of historical monuments stands proudly at the gateway to the Vercors From the terasse of this, at (52 metres, the highest Donjon of France,a striking view unfolds across the Drome valley and surrounding...more
Rue du Donjon, 26400, Crest, France
+33 4 75 25 32 53
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The tower/keep is well worth the walk up the quaint alleys and streets from Crest centre, you can pay to go inside or just walk up and take in the view from outside with a drink from the little shop. I went in to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Guy G
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful castle on the side of a mountain overlooking beautiful landscape. The kids love to look and heat about the castle and its history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Morten H
TourdeCrest, Directeur général at Tower of Crest, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you very much for this testimony. See you soon in our Tower. Regards,

Reviewed April 17, 2018

Several paths lead to the highest keep of France through the magnificent medieval town of Crest. It is definitely worth the climb because the paths themselves are beautiful and you get a great view once you get there. There is a fee to enter the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Do have a look at the interior of this tower and climb to the top, if you have the opportunity. Even if you just have a look at old timbers, the terrace for water collection and the views, it's worth it. The English explanatory leaflet...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Tower with an interesting history. Developed from a simple small tower to a tripple tower to a prison to...

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

I don't know how we actually found the tower, but we drove up to a neighborhood-type spot and found a path that lead up to the tower. My 8 year old and I were pooped, but we made it. I personally did not find the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HomerAKD
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Very nice, quiet and panoramic is the imposing vestige of a castle - the Château de Crest - in the commune of Crest in the Drôme département of France, one of the highest keeps in Europe, if not the highest (52 metres/171 feet).

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

There are a lot of, sometimes narrow and winding, stairs to climb in the Donjon, but what an experience! Enjoying the views from the tower, straight into the Drôme valley, it is clear why it was built at that location. Beware of the castle cat...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Kubikali
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This tower is accessible by walking upstairs through scenic medieval streets. The castle demonstrates a good view and explanation about the history of the place. It's worthwile to visit the roof and enjoy an impressive view of the region.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Art-de-vie
Reviewed July 5, 2016

La Tour de Crest is magnificent. I don't have a head for heights and the parapet at the very top is relatively low to my 6'6 frame! But it has been made much worse in the past when I took a group of schoolchildren up...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Graham S
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