Tour de Ratières
Location: Ratières, in the Drôme departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 9th-14th century.
Ownership / Access: --.
Notes: Tour de Ratières, erected in the municipality of Ratières in northern Drôme, is a medieval tower, hexagonal, about 15 meters high, overlooking the village and all the surrounding plain.Tower Ratières is a Carolingian tower registered historic monument by decree of October 21, 1926. The excavations conducted in 1993 at the occasion of important renovations, have confirmed the existence of a prior occupation to keep, perhaps a motte. In 2015, the tower belongs to a private person and do not visit because the work is underway.
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