Château de Saint-Germain-de-Livet

Saint-Germain-de-Livet, France

The famous chateau at Saint-Germain-de-Livet, now open to the public, was built by the Tournebu (later Tournebu-de-Livet) family between 1561 and 1578. Fine group of buildings are typical in the Pays d'Auge, reuniting a timber-framed manor from the second half of the 15th Century and a 16th century residence in glazed brick and stone, a corner tower, moat and lake. The interior is fully furnished. Today the chateau is a property of the municipality of Lisieux, which stages seasonal exhibitions there.

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Founded: 1561-1578
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Matteo Pucci (2 years ago)
Beautiful location in the heart of Normandy. A romantic castle with an amazing garden. I think that the ticket for one hour it's enough because the offer is not good.
Judy Osborne (2 years ago)
Fabulous!
Robin Carlisle (2 years ago)
Pretty little castle. Bit boring for young children
Coucou Ching (2 years ago)
Very cute castle with cherry blossom tree. Please visit here in spring or summer,i really like it! 7.3euro for a person and visit inside of the castle with guide.The guide explained the history of castle to us in English, very nice!
Herve Boutin (2 years ago)
Beautiful place! A must see in Normandy!
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