Tournon sur rhone

Old city, chief town of sub-prefecture. Trihunal of first authority. Company of agriculture. Royal college.

The origin of Tournon goes up has one time tres-reculee, as an inscription shows it, trouvee on the walls of the castle, and conservee still today in the church of Midsummer's Day de Murol.

After the dissolution of the Roman empire, Tournon became the inheritance of the church of Lyon, which was later depouillee by Charles-Martel. This one, wanting to reward its captains, believed capacity to have in their favour several grounds and ecclesiastical seigniories; it set them up in military benefit and the distrihua has his/her comrades in arms.

The city and the castle of Tournon were of this number. The clergy complained highly about this infringement has its immunities; its complaints were not ecoutees. Pip, its successor, and Charles, his grandson, were also insensitive at the requests of the clergy; but in 855, Amula, archbishop of Lyon, still asserting the possession of this seigniory, it was to him accordee by the Lothaire emperor.

The lords of Tournon did not want however to release taken, and this resistance of their share caused wars which durerent until the-Simple reign of Charles.

The town of Tournon is built in a picturesque situation, with the foot of a strong rock escarpe, on Right Bank of the Rhone and with respect to Tain, with which it communicates by a beautiful suspended bridge, the first which was built in France on large scales. Its port is fortunately locates and favorable to the boarding; the slopes which dominate it are covered with vines or plants of mulberry trees and fruit trees.

The castle, already famous of the time of CharlesMartel, is built in a picturesque situation; it was used formerly as residence to the counts de Tournon. Among the buildings which this city contains, one notices the buildings of the college, founds by the cardinal of Tournon, and which became, under Louis XVI, a military academy held by Oratoriens. This beautiful east establishment occupies today by the royal college, and preserves its old reputation.

Trade of fine wines of the dimension of the Rhone, chestnuts of Lyon, silk trade, filoselle, wool, drapery, timber structural.

Source: Picturesque guide of the traveller in France by Eusebe Girault de Saint-Fargeau in 1838.

Description

tournon sur rhone, French city Department of ardeche with 13 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 13 elements for heritage tournon sur rhone. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 8 localities (Place called, location known as) in Tournon sur rhone : grande rue ; les amandiers ; les conches ; ferrand ; cotes des rivoires ; la maison du diable ; monaud ; relais de fanthon.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Tournon sur rhone

Monuments in Tournon sur rhone, Tournon sur rhone has 13 buildings protected. Include :

  1. official reference : PA00116828 ;
  2. Eglise Saint-Julien official reference : PA00116829 ;
  3. official reference : PA00116830 ;
  4. (Davity (rue) 2 ; Gourgouillon (rue)) official reference : PA00116831 ;
  5. official reference : PA00116832 ;
  6. Maison Louis XV (Marc-Sauzet (rue)) official reference : PA00116833 ;
  7. Maison Rohan-Soubise official reference : PA00116834 ;
  8. Maison (Davity (rue)) official reference : PA00116835 ;
  9. Maison (Grande-Rue) official reference : PA00116836 ;
  10. (Sur le C.D. 219) official reference : PA00116837 ;
  11. Tour du Nord official reference : PA00116838 ;
  12. Tour de la Vierge official reference : PA00116839 ;
  13. official reference : PA00116876
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museum tournon sur rhone, tournon sur rhone has 1 Museum :

  • Musée du Rhône (14, Place Auguste Faure 7300 tournon-sur-rhône)
    Ouvert du 20 mars au 31 mai et du 1er septembre au 31 octobre du jeudi au mardi de 14h à 18h, en juin tous les jours de 14h à 18h, en juillet-août tous les jours de 10h à 12h et de 14h à 18h
    closed : Novembre à février et 1er mai

Cinema de tournon sur rhone, tournon sur rhone has 1 cinema :

  • cine theatre (1 place rampon, 07300 tournon sur rhone)

Statistics for Tournon sur rhone

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 07300
Insee code : 7324
Longitude : 4.782524
Latitude : 45.069839
Total population : 10607 people
place called : 8
alley : 10
avenue : 10
boulevard : 1
path : 41
dead : 6
place : 12
dock : 4
area : 20
route : 5
st : 99

Castle, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 1
« Castle » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Castle, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Bridge Séguin (also on town of Tain - l'Hermitage, Drôme), French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 10
« Bridge Séguin (also on town of Tain - l'Hermitage, Drôme) » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Bridge Séguin (also on town of Tain - l'Hermitage, Drôme), French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Soft bridge said the Grand Pont (also on municipality of Saint-Jean-de-Muzols), French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 11
« Soft bridge said the Grand Pont (also on municipality of Saint-Jean-de-Muzols) » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Soft bridge said the Grand Pont (also on municipality of Saint-Jean-de-Muzols), French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Maiden Tower, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 12
« Maiden Tower » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Maiden Tower, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Church Saint-Julien, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 2
« Church Saint-Julien » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Church Saint-Julien, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Tour of the North, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 13
« Tour of the North » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Tour of the North, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Hotel de la Villéon, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 3
« Hotel de la Villéon » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Hotel de la Villéon, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Hotel of the Marquis de la Tourette, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 4
« Hotel of the Marquis de la Tourette » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Hotel of the Marquis de la Tourette, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

High school State Gabriel Fauré, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 5
Portal of entry: 2nd quarter 16th century; Chapel: 1st quarter 18th century; Park: 4th quarter 18th century (...) High school State Gabriel Fauré, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

House, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 6
« House » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). House, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

House, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 7
« House » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). House, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

Maison Louis XV, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 8
« Maison Louis XV » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). Maison Louis XV, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone

House Rohan-Soubise, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone 9
« House Rohan-Soubise » is a construction of the city of Tournon sur rhone (France, Ardeche). House Rohan-Soubise, French Heritage monument to Tournon sur rhone