Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The castle of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and its medieval village

The castle of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (Fr. Le château de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) is a medieval fortification built at the end of the tenth century by Conrad I, count of Ventimiglia, to prevent the Saracens from settling again in the region.

It is on the peak of the commune of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the Alpes-Maritimes.

Originally, the castle was a fortress uniting …

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Villerouge-Termenès castle built between the XII – XIV Centuries by the Archbishops of Narbonne

Villerouge-Termenès castle (fr. Château de Villerouge-Termenès) is a ruined castle in the commune of Villerouge-Termenès in the Aude département of France, situated in the Corbières Massif, at the foot of the Pyrenees.

Nearest cities:  Perpignan, Narbonne, Carcassonne.

The castle, in the middle of the the village Villerouge-Termenès, had belonged to the Archbishops of Narbonne until it was seized …

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Château de Jonquières – one of the oldest family wine estates in the Languedoc

Jonquières castle (fr. Château de Jonquières) – one of the oldest family wine estates in the Languedoc. The Château de Jonquières is a 17th century building listed as a historical monument.

The facades and roofs, including the galleries, the staircase, the terrace, the carved arched door in the park have been the subject of an …

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Malmont castle and its wineries

Malmont castle (fr. Château de Malmont) near Montpellier. In the heart of lush greenery, surrounded by 20 ha of farmland, Malmont is a wine-growing castle dating from the end of the 19th century, with its older outbuildings (17th century).

Address: Route de Bédarieux, 34800 Villeneuvette, France

Working hours:

Sunday Open 24 hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday …

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