Fort Queyras

From Ville-Vieille there is a small path through forest which leads to the village Les Meyries. From there you can walk trough beautiful landscape to Soulier. Soulier is a small village with a beautiful little church, it also has a gite where you can stay. From Soulier there leads a road down to Chateau-Ville-Vieille for about 3 kilometres. For the last kilometre you can already see the Fort Queyras.

Fort Queyras played a defensive role also serving as a symbol of authority at the end of the Middle Ages. The castle belonged to the Dauphine and was handed over to the King of France in 1343. It is an impressive building and open to the public.

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