Château de Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France

Château de Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte was built in the 11th and 12th centuries. It was besieged twice during the Hundred Years War. The city walls were breached by cannon in 1374. This is believed to have been among the first successful uses of guns against city walls in history. Today it is partially ruined, but still a notable castle with massive 14th century towers and a 12-15th century abbey.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Ruins in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Edi M'Boule (2 years ago)
One beautiful English Castle in Normandy
Yamina Houha (3 years ago)
J'ai tout simplement adoré.
Elizabeth-Jeanne Gosselin (3 years ago)
Un site très bien entretenu et mis en valeur par des manifestations touristiques et historiques - J'ai passé un bon moment par un temps magnifique.
stephanie ries (3 years ago)
Château médiéval bien conservé. Faites la visite commentée!! Cela permet d'avoir accès à plus de salles dans le château.
Aude-Marie Dubos (3 years ago)
Château bien restauré, il manque néanmoins des panneaux explicatifs à l'intérieur et des aménagements dans les jardins pour égayer le château(jardin à l'ancienne...)
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