Château de Montréal

Peyrehorade, France

Château de Montréal was built the 17th century with four corner towers. Today it is the city hall of Peyrehorade.


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Founded: 17th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France


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Van Muradore (10 months ago)
Very nice place to celebrate a wedding
Vanessa A.D (2 years ago)
A place worth visiting if you pass through the area. When we went it was closed and it was a shame because through the window we could see that it has beautiful rooms with fantastic period decoration. They house the city's Town Hall. The gardens were very well cared for and despite it being winter they had beautiful seasonal flowers.
bodha jac (4 years ago)
Nice view on the junction of the gaves of Oloron and Pau with its beautiful castle which dominates them
Florin Sorin Novac (5 years ago)
Saint emilion, good wine !!!
Murielle Etcheverry (5 years ago)
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