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Montfort castle and the house of amethyst
Montfort castle and the house of amethyst

Montfort castle and the house of amethyst

Credit : Maison de l'améthyste

Constructed in the 15th century, this castle is the property of the municipality of Le Vernet-la-Varenne. On the ground floor, you can visit the amethyst museum to discover the history and the nature of this violet rock, also called “bishop’s rock”. Greeks said that it protected from drunkenness and allowed the elevation of the spirit. The museum presents this mineral and its history through a commented exposition, fun activities and accompanied walks.
Phone number : 04.73.71.31.32

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1 Chemin de Montfort
63580 Vernet-la-Varenne
Lat : 45.476Lng : 3.44943
0 m
4 years

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