Château du Hamel

Castets-en-Dorthe, France

Château du Hamel is a château in the commune of Castets-en-Dorthe. The present building was constructed in the mid-16th century on the remains of a 14th-century castle. All that remains of this earlier structure is the base of the keep on the eastern side, seen in the interior as a heptagonal vaulted room. The château is privately owned.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Johanne caboche (2 years ago)
Magnificent castle, the owners are very welcoming, very pleasant tells us the history of this castle and the visit we loved it was great and full of eyes ?? thanks to them Go visit it if you had the chance ?
Fifi (3 years ago)
Very beautiful castle, steeped in history. The owners are very charming.
Beautiful place, let's beautify our heritage
pascal lespiac (4 years ago)
Very beautiful castle at the mouth of the Garonne and the lateral canal à la Garonne
Liensun RAG (4 years ago)
Superb castle
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