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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Ela _Me (10 months ago)
Visit to make. Really very nice, very pretty and very quiet. On the other hand, the works of art on the theme “a special summer” that we were able to discover on the route were for some confusing ?
Kitty Panda (14 months ago)
A nice little stop to unwind people. We went around quickly but we were out of season, so we took our time. Ps: beware of people who are allergic to bees, on the small church side, several holes in these exterior walls had nests.
Pierre Roger (2 years 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 (2 years 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 (2 years ago)
Petit moment tranquille dans les rues du vieux St Macaire....
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