The castle stands on an isolated mound between the Fier and its former bed, known as the "Grande Fosse". Built between the 13C and 16C, it is a fine specimen of Savoyard military architecture; a 36m/118ft-tall round keep towers over it. The castle housesimportant collections , bequeathed, along with the castle itself, to the Académie Florimontane by Léon Marès: weapons, armoury, earthenware, porcelain, Far Eastern ceramics, antique furniture and four 16C bronzereliefs by Nuremberg artists, Peter and Hans Vischer.
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