Château de Thuellin

  • allée du château de Thuellin


This mid-15th century fortress has been constantly enlarged over time.
The castle was made famous when it was owned by Mrs. Beyle, Stendhal's sister, between 1807 and 1816. The author stayed there regularly.
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Its location overlooking the RN75 was used by the German army who installed 2 guns there during in 1940. One was aimed at Morestel, the other at Veyrins.
This strategic position was then used by the maquis.
History also tells that in 1516, François 1st stayed there on the way to Grottes de la Balme.
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Château
  • Period :
    • 15th C
Château de Thuellin
Route du Château
Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuellin
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Château de Thuellin
Route du Château
Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuellin
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.696297
Longitude : 5.522301
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