Search This Site:
Site Navigation:

French Châteaux homepage

Regions of France

Châteaux of Alsace (169)

Châteaux of Aquitaine (544)

Châteaux of Auvergne (466)

Châteaux of Basse-Normandie (302)

Châteaux of Bourgogne (523)

Châteaux of Bretagne (1142)

Châteaux of Centre (627)

Châteaux of Champagne-Ardenne (172)

Châteaux of Corse (14)

Châteaux of Franche-Comté (189)

Châteaux of Haute-Normandie (220)

Châteaux of Île-de-France (516)

Châteaux of Languedoc-Roussillon (420)

Châteaux of Limousin (206)

Châteaux of Lorraine (315)

Châteaux of Midi-Pyrénées (618)

Châteaux of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (154)

Châteaux of Pays de la Loire (789)

Châteaux of Picardie (280)

Châteaux of Poitou-Charentes (431)

Châteaux of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (289)

Châteaux of Rhône-Alpes (1115)

Chateau Links
Castles/Châteaux In Other Countries

Follow Us On Pinterest:

Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel

Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel
Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel Photo - Patrice78500 - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 3.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Virignin, in the Ain departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 12th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by a private company.
Notes: Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel is a former fortified monastery, mentioned in the fourteenth century, the remains of which stand in the municipality of Virignin in the Ain department in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. She succeeded an ancient castle of the thirteenth century the counts of Savoy, and the site was reinvigorated in the nineteenth century after the start of the Carthusians. All Carthusian buildings, walls and retaining towers, gateways, courtyards, old gardens and terraces of the old monastery, including the remains of the Count's castle and the elements of the fortification of the nineteenth century located at a place called "Fort-de-Pierre-Châtel" are the subject of a classification as a historic monument by order of 1 February 1996, replaced by a more comprehensive ranking March 9, 2015.

How To Get To Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel (Map):

Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel Links:

Chartreuse de Pierre-Châtel On Wikipedia

Have You Visited This Château? Please Comment Below:

Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | GDPR