Château de Couterne

Couterne, France

Château de Couterne was originally built by Jehan de Frotté, who acquired the estate in 1542. The granite and red-brick castle has been rebuilt several stages between the 16th and 18th centuries and it has been owned by Frotté family all the time. Today it is open to the public in summer season.

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Normandy then and Now said 4 years ago
The grounds of this lovely château are open all the year around and well worth visit - for Brits one great thing is the red squirrels! Something we have lost at home. We have written about our visit here http://www.normandythenandnow.com/squirrels-soldiers-and-silk-at-le-chateau-de-couterne/ with pics


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