Château de Vire Ruins

Vire, France

Château de Vire was built in the 11th and 12th centuries. Today only a keep, donjon, remains.



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Rue de Valherel 21, Vire, France
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Ruins in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)


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Chris (2 years ago)
Le donjon est le dernier vestige du château ducal de Vire datant du XIIème siècle. Il y a un petit parc tout autour du donjon, avec de beaux points de vue sur Vire. Dommage qu’il n’y ait pas quelques panneaux explicatifs pour mieux comprendre l’histoire de ce joli lieu. À voir!
Philippe Molard (3 years ago)
Magnificent ruins lit by a winter sun
Thomas (4 years ago)
Very large place, which is mainly a parking with another small place behind the castles, convenient for Lovers Meetings (in my experience ?) It is also possible that the car park is arranged as a concert track or used for other events. All this, under the shadow of an old tower of the city of Vire dating from the Middle Ages destroyed during the War.
Céline Ruiz Perez (4 years ago)
Super nice to visit
Marie Laure Rossi bordier (4 years ago)
Nice memory
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