Young and old, set off to conquer the Fortress of Penne, an eagle's nest overlooking the Gorges de l'Aveyron! Less than an hour from Albi, dive into the past.
By visiting this 120th and XNUMXth century fortress, the Middle Ages will have no more secrets for you. High place of Catharism and the Crusade against the Albigensians, located XNUMX meters above the Aveyron river, the Château de Penne is a jewel of medieval military architecture, whose restoration work allows the preservation and animations medieval enhancement.
To visit the Château de Penne is to live a medieval adventure
The Château de Penne is located in the Aveyron Valley. To join this timeless site, you will surely stop at Strings on Sky, the most beautiful bastide in the Tarn, located on its rocky outcrops, a detour through the Bosc caves, a fabulous world of stalactites, stalagmites, columns, discs or even Saint-Antonin Noble Val
It's a journey through history.
From mid-July to mid-August, masons and stonemasons, in period outfits, chisel and work to rebuild the fortress. You can ask them a thousand questions about their know-how.
An interpretation trail punctuates the visit: explanatory panels provide insights as the visit progresses. You will know everything about the history, the way of life, the architecture…