Montrottier Castle in Lovagny is located between Annecy and Rumilly at the foot of the Alpes.
This castle is 445 meters high with a nice view on the country side and mountains (Mont Blanc can be seen on a clear day). In the past used to watch the crossing of the Fier (river below), connection between Chambéry and Genève.
The Montrottier Castle is an old fortified house from the XIII century, changed many times and restored in the XIX century.
Its rooms have some unique collections from all times and culture (Samouraïs armor, earthenware, old weapons…) and its gardens are lovely.
Kids can dress up and hunt a treasure!
Usually it is open from April to enf of October.
The entrance fee for the visit also includes a guided tour (in English at week ends, check time on their website). With the guided tour you will discover 2 extra rooms, please book in advance, max 30 people).
In the summer, they often offer special entertainment for kids.
You can enjoy a pik nik below Montrottier Castle, Lovagny and spend the other half the day to visit the beautiful Gorges du fier, only a few minutes walk away!
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