Overlooking the Gardon d’Anduze between vineyards and mountains, come and discover the castle of Tornac at 3 Km from Anduze classified in the inventory of Historic Monuments since 1985.
It has a neuralgic position, it is a place of passage between the Rhone Valley and the Cevennes. Passed here the routes of salt, silk, minerals, transhumance …
It was a defensive castle for several centuries and more particularly during the war of the Camisards in the 17th century. During its history it was also a ceremonial castle.
During the French Revolution, the heirs completely neglected the castle.
It was burned on April 4, 1792. Even if the French ceilings, woodwork and frames have completely disappeared, the imposing rectangular silhouette of the Renaissance dwelling and the Sandeyran tower still remains perceptible in the landscape of the Gardons valley.
During the Second World War, On August 25, 1944, the castle will be a refuge of a garrison of maquisards who will destroy a German column.