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Name of the site: Les Jardins de la Tour

City/Department: Castellane, Alpes de haute Provence

Owner of the site: City of Castellane

Owner: Commune of Castellane and Communauté de communes du Moyen Verdon

Site : Perimeter of the Tour Carrée and the Rocher de Castellane, classified as Historic Monuments

Number of jobs in integration: 10

Beginning and end of the project: From 2015 to 2017

Prepared title: Mason of the Ancient Building

Presentation

ACTA VISTA and the city of Castellane, have established a partnership rich in meaning for employment on the territory, training in heritage trades and restoration of a historic site dedicated to hosting a project of collective interest. Once restored, the Jardins de la Tour, will be developed into a garden of reproduction of ancient seeds, by the city and its partners.

Sites and works

The following restoration work has been carried out on the gardens:

  • Restoration of the dry stone walls of the terraces;
  • Restoration of the Tour Maison and the Petite Tour;
  • Restoration of the roofs and masonry of the garden shed;
  • De-vegetation of the ramparts.