Heritage

Morestel a su conserver un très beau patrimoine bâti. Le Parcours patrimonial vous dévoilera l’histoire de cette ancienne bourgade fortifiée. Cette rubrique vous permettra de découvrir également les différents sites et monuments de la ville.

The Old Town
The Old Town

The old town invites you to stroll through its narrow streets, passing 15th century houses at the heart of the picturesque environment that continues to enchant artists and to which Morestel, the Painters’ Town, owes much of...

St Symphorien Church
St Symphorien Church

Formally a chapel for the Augustine Convent in 1425, St. Symphorien became Morestel’s parish church in 1791.

The Medieval Tower
The Medieval Tower

The Medieval Tower and its viewing table.

Pays des Couleurs House
Pays des Couleurs House

This 19th century building was formerly used as a mail coach staging post. Since 1993, it houses an area dedicated to exhibiting and promoting Pays des Couleurs heritage, knowledge and know-how.

Ravier's House
Ravier's House

This house was listed in 1732 and is one of the largest and most beautiful dwellings in Morestel.

Clos Claret
Clos Claret

The Clos Claret, a large park planted with trees is situated in the town centre (closed from 8.00 pm to 8.00 am).

Town Hall
Town Hall

This former mansion, built in 1896, was acquired by Morestel town council in 1945.