Château de Châteaurenard

Châteaurenard, France

The construction of the Château de Châteaurenard was started in 1170 by Seigneur Reynardus and the castle was also named after him. The castle was modified and enlarged in the 12th and 15th centuries. In 1596 Henry IV of France ordered to demolish the castle. The ruins were damaged more in 1790 during the French Revolution. The restoration was made in the 20th century. Today the castle hosts a museum of local history.

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Founded: 1170
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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www.casteland.com

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Mickael (13 months ago)
Nice guided tour. Thanks to Pierre, our guide
Ma. Sa. (13 months ago)
The castle is not very big .... but surrounded by gardens and forest .... it is handsome and worth a visit
Anaïs Sanial (15 months ago)
Pretty places, quiet and clean. Nice to visit
Audrey Mouteau (15 months ago)
Very beautiful castle to do as well as its gardens. And what is not negligible is the price which is reasonable
Ivan & Aurélie LECOQ & POUCHIN (17 months ago)
An emblematic place of the city. With its magnificent view of the city and Mont Ventoux. A nice castle to discover. Nice walk to do around the castle. I just find it unfortunate that there are no more games for children to hang out for longer.
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