• Montmayeur Castle

    Castles and towers

Montmayeur Castle

Resorts: Arvier

Rules for visitors

Not open to visitors.

The castle was built in 1271 by Anselmo and Aimone D´Avise on a steep promontory over the orographic right bank of the Dora Valgrisenche, in a position dominating the entrance to the valley of the same name.
Today it is reduce to ruins, but preserves the cylindrical tower, crowned with beautiful swallowtail battlements. It is still possible to see the remains of the ancient castle and the boundary wall.
Access is only possible on foot, along the path that leaves from the village of Grand Haury, just above Arvier.

See also

One-day excursions
Grand-Haury

Grand-Haury - Montmayeur castle

Arvier

By car, after Arvier’s church, follow the signs first for La Crête, then for Verney, Petit-Haury and finally Grand-Haury hamlets (10-minute drive).

After leaving the car in the parking lot at the beginning of Grand-Haury hamlet, take path n.2A under a …

Note - this information is not directly connected to the Cammino Balteo path but it is part of the Aosta Valley tourist offer.