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As the local saying goes, ‘in Bièvre-Valloire, we don’t have the chateaux from Loire !’ This is true, however the area is proud to be home to some amazing medieval castles, some of which are part of some of the best routes for family walks. So let’s go back in time, we’ll pretend you’re the queen and I am your knight in shining armour…!’

Château de Montfalcon

Built during the wars between the counties of Dauphiné and Savoie, this 14th century castle stood tall on the hill overlooking the Galeyson and Galaure valleys. Worth seeing are the remnants which have been restored and from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Vercors mountains and of the Mont Pilat peak.
38940 Montfalcon
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Château Louis XI

In 1260 Philippe 1er of Savoie trusted the
construction castle standing up on Bièvre
flat landscapes to the architect Jacques de
Saint George the. The castle designed in
both defensive and residentiel aspect was
completed in 1281. In 14 century, La Cote
Saint André was attached to the region of
Dauphine and, the castle became a venue
for various official events.
38260 La Côte-Saint-André
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Castle of Bressieux

Standing on a hill, the feudal castle of Bressieux still bears witness of its military heritage throughout the centuries, showcasing majestic ruins of reddy pink bricks.
38870 Bressieux
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Château de Bocsozel

The remains of the medieval castle of the Lords of Bocsozel lay at the top of a mound overlooking the Liers valley. You can enjoy a picnic on site or begin a walk on the local rambling paths.
Bocsozel 38260 Le Mottier
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