Château de Gavray Ruins

Gavray, France

Château de Gavray was the castle of local Dukes, built in the 11th century. It was first time mentioned in 1091 and in 1123 some enhancements (probably a tower) was done. The castle was besieged and conquered in the Hundred Years War'. In the 17th century it was lost is purpose and demolished. Today ruins remain on the site.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Stephan Hubner (10 months ago)
There is not much left to see from the old ruins. But at the top of the hill you have a nice view over the valley and the village. Some information about the castle is provided on information boards.
Lceh Brtn (14 months ago)
Very nice site. You have to earn the view because it climbs
Musaphée ZIgoto (2 years ago)
Pretty well laid out walk with a beautiful view, too bad there is no sidewalk between the car park and the entrance to the site because the road is dangerous with children, even if there are only 100 m to do.
Edîth Nothias (4 years ago)
Very interesting I made the visit with a person who takes care of maintaining the site and there we understand better why it is necessary to preserve this place
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