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ViaFrancigena
ViaFrancigena
Stage 9, Martigny–Orsières
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ViaFrancigena
ViaFrancigena
Stage 8, St-Maurice–Martigny
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Chemin du Vignoble
Chemin du Vignoble
Stage 1, Martigny–Sion
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Rhone Route
Rhone Route
Stage 5, Martigny–Montreux
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Rhone Route
Rhone Route
Stage 4, Sierre–Martigny
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Martigny
La Bâtiaz Castle

La Bâtiaz Castle

La Bâtiaz Castle, its age-old silhouette proudly rising from its rock, inevitably attracts the attention of any visitor coming to Martigny.
What is the origin of the name ‘Bâtiaz’? It simply comes from the Latin word ‘bastida’, meaning a fortified place, or a fortress.Today, the building is open to the public from May to October. It houses a medieval tavern, which will delight those who would like to travel back in time.

Don’t miss seeing the inside of the Castle - visit its central courtyard, its large hall, and its chapel. You can also see the torture chamber and watch the 3D cartoon film that traces Martigny’s history back to the Middle Ages; finally, climb the keep and admire the view over the entire Rhône elbow.

In the square outside the castle, which is used for public events, visitors can find out about the history of siege engines and their development over the centuries in a display that is unique in Switzerland. Access to the site is on foot or with the small tourist train « Le Baladeur », which starts from the Place Centrale.
La Bâtiaz Castle, its age-old silhouette proudly rising from its rock, inevitably attracts the attention of any visitor coming to Martigny.
What is the origin of the name ‘Bâtiaz’? It simply comes from the Latin word ‘bastida’, meaning a fortified place, or a fortress.Today, the building is open to the public from May to October. It houses a medieval tavern, which will delight those who would like to travel back in time.

Don’t miss seeing the inside of the Castle - visit its central courtyard, its large hall, and its chapel. You can also see the torture chamber and watch the 3D cartoon film that traces Martigny’s history back to the Middle Ages; finally, climb the keep and admire the view over the entire Rhône elbow.

In the square outside the castle, which is used for public events, visitors can find out about the history of siege engines and their development over the centuries in a display that is unique in Switzerland. Access to the site is on foot or with the small tourist train « Le Baladeur », which starts from the Place Centrale.

La Bâtiaz Castle

Adresse

Office du tourisme de Martigny
Avenue de la Gare 6
1920 Martigny
Tel. +41 (0)720 49 49
info@martigny.com
www.martigny.com

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Martigny
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Hotel Alpes & Rhône
Hotel Alpes & Rhône
Martigny
Martigny Boutique Hôtel
Martigny Boutique Hôtel
Martigny
TCS Camping Martigny
TCS Camping Martigny
Martigny
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Hiking in the surroundings

ViaFrancigena
ViaFrancigena
Stage 9, Martigny–Orsières
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ViaFrancigena
ViaFrancigena
Stage 8, St-Maurice–Martigny
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Cycling in the surroundings

Chemin du Vignoble
Chemin du Vignoble
Stage 1, Martigny–Sion
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Rhone Route
Rhone Route
Stage 5, Martigny–Montreux
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Rhone Route
Rhone Route
Stage 4, Sierre–Martigny
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