The castle of Epeyssoles (Château d’Epeyssoles) is located in the center of a former seigneury and is mentioned since 1289. Passing into the hands of several feudal families over the years, this domain is held by the Guyot de la Garde who, at the end of the 16th century, baptized the castle in their name. …More
Château de Montmelas is a former fortified castle, rebuilt in the thirteenth or fourteenth century, and restored in a neo-Gothic aesthetic in the nineteenth century, which stands in the town of Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin in the Rhône department in the Auvergne region Rhône-Alpes. Located about 40 minutes by car from Lyon.
First mention of the castle dates to …More
Jarnioux is a former commune in the Rhône department in eastern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the commune Porte des Pierres Dorées. Located about 40 minutes by car from Lyon.
The manor of the Guard (private, rental of rooms for events);
The Sainte Catherine chapel;
The flag of the Holy Spirit …More
Montségur castle (Fr. Château de Montségur) is a former fortress near Foix, a commune in the Ariège department in southern France. Its ruins are the site of a razed stronghold of the Cathars. The present fortress on the site, though described as one of the “Cathar castles,” is actually of a later period. It has …More
The Commequiers castle (Fr. Château de Commequiers) is a castle in Commequiers in Vendée, France. The original location and time of construction of the original castle is unknown. Some scholars claim it may have been built in the 11th century, at the same time as the châteaux of La Chaize-le-Vicomte and Tiffauges, under the commission …More
The Noirmoutier castle (Fr. The Château de Noirmoutier) is a castle on the Île de Noirmoutier in the Vendée département of France. It dominates the town of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île with its almost 20-metre-high (66 ft) keep. The castle is very well preserved and a fine example of 12th-century medieval architecture.
The first traces of the castle appeared …More
The Careil castle (Fr. Château de Careil) is a fortified house in the commune of Guérande in the Loire-Atlantique département of France.
Constructed from the end of the 14th century, and enlarged in the 15th and 16th centuries, this manor house had originally a defensive function, as witnessed by the crenellated curtain wall which still exists. …More
Dating from the 10th century, the Gressière castle (Fr. Château de la Gressière) overlooked the bay of Bourgneuf. Strategic location at the time, it had an imposing dungeon.
In the middle of the 19th century, the Gressière Castle was destroyed. It was rebuilt by Arthur Charrette de Boisfoucault, son of Renée Meunier de Beaumont and her …More
Château de La Vérie, also known as the Logis de La Vérie, is a château in Challans, Vendée, France.
The origins of the castle go back to the ninth century, before being erected into a fortified castle facing the risk of Norman and Scandinavian invasions.
The facades and roofs of the castle are listed as historical monuments …More
The castle of Apremont (Fr. Château d’Apremont) is a castle built on a rocky promontory which dominates the valley in the department of Vendée in the region of Pays de la Loire. This building has been classified as a historical monument since September 30th, 1975.
Located 1 h 1 min (67.3 km) via D117 from Nantes.