The Château de Portes is a castle located in Portes (Gard département). It overlooks the Regordane, an ancient avenue used by the pilgrims of Saint-Giles and the Croisés on their way towards the Holy Land The castle is listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture. The castle has a singular architectural style among castles in Europe because of its 49 degree spurs in the shape of a ship’s bow, which earned the castle its nickname of a vessel in the Cévennes..
Portes village is located near the National Parc of the Cévennes, an Unesco World Heritage site..
The Portes’ castle has now received the diploma of Causses and Cevennes tourism Ambassador registered to the UNESCO word heritage.
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Presentation of our voluntary building sites registered Youth and popular Instruction..
Every year we organize building sites and technique internships which fit into the structure of unpaid activities.
You also can buy Vaisseau des Cévennes memorabilia.