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Visuel 1Fort-Queyras
This is a 12th century fortress built on a ‘verrou glaciaire’, or hill formed of hard rock at a narrowing in a glacial valley, overlooking the Gorges du Guil. The citadel dates from before 1260. Château-Queyras is located in the Hautes-Alpes and housed soldiers. It was only used twice in the wars between the Protestants and Catholics. The military architect Vauban launched a restoration project in the fort in 1700. Access to the fort is via a drawbridge and this prestigious site was used as a location during the filming of the French film Le Bossu. Open everyday from May to All Saints’ Day (1 November), guided tours available.
From 19/06 to 19/09/2021, daily.
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Fortified castle
Equipments and services
  • Individual tour services :
    • Guided individual tours available permanently
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Exhibition space
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Visit :
    • Themed tour
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
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Visite très intéressante et agréable,. Nous avons été transporté dans une vie d'antan. En retour de visite, accueil à l'entrée personne très enrichissante et explicative. Merci encore les tretsois, et marseillais.
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visite magnifique , très intéressante , et une très belle vue sur la vallée , accueil très sympathique de GUY qui nous a bien informe sur l'origine et les destinations du fort . Je conseille la visite.
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GPS coordinates
Latitude : 44.755605
Longitude : 6.78955