Château des Rudel

Blaye, France

Château des Rudel was built in the 12th century and is now ruins. It is located inside the Vauban citadel of Blaye. It is a relic of the medieval era preserved during the construction of the citadel of Blaye in the 17th century. The chateau was besieged by Protestants during the French Wars or Religion in the 16th century.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)


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jean pierre Cotentin (4 years ago)
A must see
suzy renou (4 years ago)
Located in the heart of the Citadel of Blaye, a tourist spot starting from the castle to complete the tour of the Citadelle Estuary will offer you a magnificent panorama and breathtaking sunsets
Laurence lo (4 years ago)
Beautiful remains and very beautiful view. It remains unfortunate that landslides are not always protected and / or restored.
LGC (4 years ago)
very nice and free walk in this classified site, small shops and original friendly in the old barracks. the arrows and the indications give good marks. you can eat on site or bring your picnic. Note if you want to taste the excellent local wines enjoy the spring of Blaye wine in April !!
Dany Nutri (5 years ago)
Spend a good time, beware of the wind, it is very exposed. There is a small old-fashioned market and trader, a very good cow's milk glacier! Very nice, also a good stuffer, there was in September the autumn market, vegetation. They sometimes make reconstructions of the period army with cannon fire
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