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Albon Castle

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To supervise the plain of Valloire to its outlet on the valley of the Rhone, as of XIIe century was to rise, camped well on its hillock, strategic, the lathe of Albon, only vestige of the moyenageux castle of the counts, still present on the site. This tower is today development by a circulation pedestrian and provides to the visitors, by panels, historical information. Initially built drink some before being transformed into square tower, it has walls of one meter sixty thickness out of rollers and molasse.

Text and photographs of Gerard Boulé

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Château de Albon
26140 Albon

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