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Discover the Alps region

The Château de la Tour du Puits is the ideal base camp to discover the Alps region, the picturesque mountain villages, the nearby Bauges Nature Park, the Beaufortin, the Tarentaise, the Maurienne valleys, the pastures, Mont Blanc, the fauna and flora, we can advise you, we will prepare your picnic and book a guide for you if you wish.


Altitude: 1681 m - Difference in altitude: 650 m - Walking time: 4 h

Panoramic summit without any particular difficulty

Char Trail

Altitude: 1468 m - Difference in altitude: 450 m - Walking time: 4 h

A circuit twixt pastures and forest with superb views for a short invigorating hike

Trail of chasms and glaciers

Altitude: 1600 m - Difference in altitude: 350 m - Walking time: 2 h 30 (short loop) and 4 h 30 (long loop)

This discovery trail unfolds the chasms (tannes) and spectacular Margériaz lapiaz

Miolans Castle

Fifteen minutes from the castle, the 11th and 15th century fortress, former state prison from 1500 to 1792; the Marquis de Sade was imprisoned there!

Access :
  • From Chambéry or Grenoble:
  • From the A43 motorway, exit 23 Châteauneuf, turn right, follow the signs.
    By the RN6, after Montmélian, turn right Pont de Coise, follow the signs.

  • From Albertville or Maurienne:
  • By highway A430 / A43, exit 24 La Rochette, Aiton, Bourgneuf, Châteauneuf

  • By train :
  • SNCF station of Saint Pierre d'Albigny or Montmélian, taxi on reservation at the Castle.

  • By plane :
  • Chambéry Aix les Bains, Annecy, Lyon Saint Exupery, Grenoble Isere, Geneva airports, helicopter shuttle on reservation at the Castle.

  • By helicopter:
  • The Castle’s private helicopter on reservation
    Your helicopter: contact us for authorisation Coordinates: N 45 32 04 E 006 09 24 Altitude: 1,250 ft