Château des Ducs d'Alençon

Alençon, France

The 15th century Château des Ducs was a massive castle in Alençon. The first castle, built in the 11th century, is completely disappeared today. The next castle was built by Peter II, the count of Alençon between 1361-1404. It was demolished 1592. Today only a impressive gatehouse and part of the walls remain.

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Founded: 1361-1404
Category: Ruins in France

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Emmanuel Chiron (2 years ago)
Joli d’extérieur,j’y reviendrai lorsque l’on pourra le visiter
David Estany (3 years ago)
És una llàstima que no es pugui visitar i conèixer la seva història. S'agraeix la placa informativa on s'explica que va ser una presó de la Gestapo.
Dominique RAMAGE (3 years ago)
Joli château et une mairie de la renaissance sur le même site, un joli parc dans le prolongement derrière la maire,très ombragé. Dommage que le château ( ancienne prison ) ne soit pas visitable.
Kumar Moorjani (3 years ago)
Château worth visiting
JANET EVEN (3 years ago)
Lovely hotel and made very welcom
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