Château de Doumely

Doumely-Bégny, France

Doumely Castle is a 15th-century fortified castle that dominates the countryside of Porcien, situated in the commune of Doumely-Bégny. The castle was fully restored at the end of the 20th century by its current owner, who had acquired the castle in complete ruins. The structure bears witness to the transformations that successive occupants have made to the castle: filling of the ditches, openings in the façade, destruction of internal levels, etc.

The castle is characterised by its four teardrop-shaped defensive towers, that once overlooked a moat filled with water.

The association Les Amis du Château de Doumely (Friends of the Château de Doumely) organises tours to the monument and gives seminars on the topic of life in the middle-ages.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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Natou Life (2 years ago)
Private castle.
jean mbuyamba (4 years ago)
Beautiful landscape, beautiful construction.
DreF (5 years ago)
Nice castle under renovation, very nice owners
Eric Boyer (6 years ago)
Very pretty monument.
Myriam Bacq (6 years ago)
Chateau old damage no visit neither the monument nor the park
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