Château de Tardes

Saint-Macaire, France

The Château de Tardes was built between the 13th and 14th centuries as a medieval stronghold, but was converted in the 16th century to a Renaissance-style mansion, with the addition of mullions and a troubadour-style hexagonal tower with a spiral staircase. The building is not open to the public.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Pierre Roger (11 months ago)
This house is one of those that make up the beautiful medieval village of Saint-Macaire. One of the most beautiful in Gironde.
Claude Bray (13 months ago)
Superb building in the medieval Saint-Macaire. Magnificent view of the palus, former bed of the Garonne. The light there is magical at the end of the day...
Danis Thierry (17 months ago)
Petit moment tranquille dans les rues du vieux St Macaire....
vali vali (19 months ago)
Very nice site to discover but too many cars parked in front of the monuments, it's a shame!
Alain (2 years ago)
Medieval village to discover. Almost all of the old houses have been renovated.
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