Overlooking the village, the medieval site was built by the monks of the Cruas abbey in the middle ages as a refuge in case of flooding and wars. The fortified chapel in the 14th century looks like a castle, but was for the worship. (Read more)

The large Romanesque chapel from the 12th century was fortified with the construction of angles’ turrets, brattices and machicolation crowned with battlements, in the 14th century. Near the Bellevue place and the ramparts, climb the square tower to enjoy a beautiful view.


All year round, daily.


Free access. Free acces all year round.
Guided tour in Summer (see Tourist office intercommunal's programmation).
Group: guided tour on reservation all year round.

Payment method(s) accepted

Cheque Cash


  • Picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Parking


  • Pets welcome
  • Guided group tours
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours
  • Unguided individual tours

Average length of visit for groups : 60 min

Medieval site & fortified chapel

Place Bellevue

07350 Cruas