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Historic site and monument

Keep of the Faverges Lords

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Description

This monumental heritage dates from the 13th century and is located between the Savoie County and Geneva County. The team of the Viuz-Faverges archaeological museum invites you to enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the tower.

The imposing Keep was a 360° control station towering over the surrounding valleys.
Purchased by the town of Faverges in 1980, part of its buildings was used as an accomodation centre. The Keep - registered on the Historical Monuments' additional list in 1991 - was restored and provided with a circular hoard inaugurated in 2008.

Tips

The Castle is located on the route of a Treasure Hunt starting from Faverges town centre. This Treasure Hunt is called "The Lords' Treasures" (n°5). Pass 3 sites 3 histoires: tickets for 2 museums + Castle Tower 7 €/adult and 4,50 €/child (5 to 14 years old).

Ouverture

From 17/06 to 07/09
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm. On Saturday between 10 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 4 pm.
Closed on Sunday.

From 09/09 to 14/06.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st, May 8th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
By appointment only.

Tarifs

From 14/09/2020 to 12/06/2021

Adult: 2 €

Child : 1.50 €.

From 15/06 to 11/09/2021

Adult: 2 €

Child : 1.50 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.

Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Pass 3 sites 3 histoires with tickets for 2 museums + Castle Tower: 7 €/adult and 4,50 €/child (5 to 14 years old). Reduced price on Tower tickets for job seekers, students. Free entry for handicapped person's companion.

Réservation

Telephone : + 33 (0)4 50 32 45 99

Infos complémentaires
  • Services : Guided individual toursEducational visitsThemed tourGuided tours
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  • Langues parlées : GermanEnglishFrenchItalian
  • Animaux acceptés : Non

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      ATTENTION INFORMATION : CLOSING YOUR TOURISM HOUSE

      We inform you that the main office of the Maison du Tourisme du Pays d'Albertville, located within the Olympic Hall of Albertville CLOSED ITS DOORS to the public sinceTuesday, April 6 following the government announcement of national reconfiguration.

      However, a telephone hotline is set up from Monday to Friday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm.
      You can reach us on the usual line at 04 79 32 04 22.

       

      Thank you very much for your understanding

      Courage and we look forward to meeting you very soon.