Château de Layé is located in the commune of Vinzelles in Saône-et-Loire, on a slope, overlooking the village, one hour by car from Lyon. The castle, private property, can be visited in July and August and during heritage days. Along with the Château de Vinzelles, it has been listed as a historical monument since October …More
The Château de Vinzelles is located in the commune of Vinzelles in Saône-et-Loire, on a slope, overlooking the village, one hour by car from Lyon. Along with the Château de Layé (it belongs to the same estate), it has been listed as a historical monument since October 29, 2003.
The building, of pentagonal plan, still preserved …More
The Château de Pont-de-Veyle is a castle, rebuilt in the sixteenth century, which stands in the town of Pont-de-Veyle in the French department of Ain, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, one hour by car from Lyon. It succeeded a former 13th century fortified castle (1249) and was the center of the seigniory of Pont-de-Veyle, which was then …More
Rochetaillée castle is a former 12th century fortified castle, altered in the 19th century, which stands in the town of Rochetaillée-sur-Saône in the Lyon metropolis in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The castle houses the Henri-Malartre automobile museum.
From medieval times, only the Romanesque door that gives access to the round tower and the castle chapel remains.
The octagonal …More
The Château d’Ombreval is located in the town of Neuville-sur-Saône, in the center of the village, in the metropolis of Lyon.
The castle, built between 1587 and 1593, has been significantly altered, in particular by the architect René Salagnac between 1961 and 1968. Today it has a rectangular plan, composed, on the west side, of a …More
The Château de Machy is located in the town of Chasselay, in France in the Rhône department, 30 minutes by car from Lyon.
The castle is made up of different buildings without unity. The main building facing the plain has a turret with a staircase, as was customary in the seventeenth century, the old windows having …More
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
The Viladecans Red Tower (cat. Torre Roja de Viladecans) is a medieval fortification located in Viladecans (province of Barcelona, Catalonia) and was originally called Torre Burgesa, because it was here Quadra Burgesa to be controlled.
During the medieval and modern times, the Quadra Burgesa was one of the two territorial jurisdictional units into which the territory …More