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Montepeyroux, the fortified Auvergne Village

 

Discover the delightful charm of wine production in Auvergne villages.

An impressive keep overlooks the village
An impressive keep overlooks the village
The entryway to the fortified village
The entryway to the fortified village

Perched on the rocky peak from which it takes its name, Montpeyroux overlooks the Allier Valley. This small fortified village is built from local arkose sandstone, giving it a surprising "coppery" luminosity.

From atop its Romanesque keep, an excellent example of military architecture in Montpeyroux, Auvergne during the 12th and 13th centuries. You can overlook the village’s rooftops from a height of more than 30 m (98 ft) and take in the breathtaking view. Visually impaired visitors can discover the village thanks to its tactile model and the "sensory tour" specially prepared for them.

 

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The tower, the tactile model of the village and the sensory tour for visually impaired guests allowing everyone to discover one of the better fortified Auvergne villages.

 

Plan your holiday with activites and restaurants in Montpeyroux

 

 

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