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
The 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 …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.
Pornic (Fr. Pornic) is a commune in western France, located in the Loire-Atlantique department, in the Pays de la Loire region. Pornic is located on the Côte de Jade, on the edge of Bourgneuf Bay, 45 km south-west of Nantes and 20 km south of Saint-Nazaire.
The town is part of the historic area of Nantes.
The Plassac castle (Fr. Château de Plassac) is located in the municipalities of Plassac and Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge in Charente-Maritime.
A first fortified castle existed in 1340, the date of a lawsuit for its possession between Guillaume de Flotte and Pons de Mortagne. Confiscated by the crown, it was given to Renaud IV, Lord of Pons, and remained …More
The Mareuil castle (Fr. Château de Mareuil) is a French castle located in the town of Mareuil-sur-Belle in the Dordogne department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.
It is a fortified plain.
Seat of one of the four baronies of Périgord (with Beynac, Biron and Bourdeilles), the current castle follows another oldest victim of the fighting of the Hundred …More
The Kervaudu castle is a manor house located in the town of Croisic, in the French department of Loire-Atlantique. It is the first Breton manor classified as historical monuments, in 1921.
The rural manor house of Kervaudu was built at the end of the 15th century. In the 16th century, it was owned by Aubin Le …More