Château de Fleury-la-Forêt

Fleury-la-Forêt, France

Château de Fleury-la-Forêt is an impressive red-brick castle built in 1595 by Pierre de Courcol. It was partially destroyed by fire in 1643, but restored by Charles de Caumont later. The new chapel was founded in 1658. The two wings were added during the next restoration in 1700. Today Château de Fleury-la-Forêt is a hotel.

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Founded: 1595
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Alexander (5 years ago)
Great experience to stay at this castle overnight
Kenneth Drope (6 years ago)
This restored chateau is part hotel/B&B and part historical museum. The artifacts are as eclectic as they are varied. Don't miss the doll exhibit, especially the one with the creepy eyes. Hopefully your host will offer a taste of the local cider. All in all, this is worth a day of your life.
Cédric V (6 years ago)
There for a wedding! Beautiful
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