Quality Hotel Le Cervolan Chambery Voglans
Route de l'aeroport
Phone: (33) 4 79520310
Fax: (33) 4 79520543
Route de l'aeroport, Voglans, FR, 73420
- Phone: (33) 4 79520310
- Fax: (33) 4 79520543
Chateau du Touvet is a magnificent castle dating back to the 13th Century. This historic castle is renowned for its inviting, spectacular gardens which were created during the 18th Century. The water garden, a formal garden are truly the most striking elements of Chateau du Touvet. The garden is spread over a sprawling area of 7 hectares (7 acres) and features a water stairway which uses a hydraulic technique constructed in the 18th Century. This fascinating garden includes several terraces while six broderies parterres are built of boxwood. You can also find a section of linden plantations, kitchen garden and a tiny garden called jardin de la comtesse.
Chateau de Montrottier was built in the 15th Century and is known to be one of the finest buildings in the city. The castle was the residence of the kings through several ages and also doubled up as a strong fortress in troubled times for the citizen who gathered here during wars. Take a guided tour through the castle which is conducted in several languages and know about the fineness of the life of royalty as you check out the furniture, weapons, ceramics and other dainty artifacts that adorn the house. The hill on which this castle sits like a royal crown has been eroded over the ages making natural gauges that are beautiful and can be seen from the top of the castle.