Château de Montfort-sur-Risle

Montfort-sur-Risle, France

Château de Montfort-sur-Risle was built in 1035 by Count Hugues I. It was destroyed already in 1204 during the siege by John, King of England. Since them it has lied in ruins.



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Founded: 1035
Category: Ruins in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Djelloul ABID (2 years ago)
Bénévole au centre de restauration du CHAM, j'ai eu l'occasion de participer à la devegetalisation du site historique datant de l'époque médiévale.
Andre Lesieur (2 years ago)
Très beau site et belle rando à faire à proximité
Laetitia levallois (2 years ago)
Beau site médiéval à découvrir avec un joli panorama. Quelques explications sur place. Il y a aussi possibilité d'une visite commenté.
Jantina Jo Hanna (2 years ago)
These days it's closed off. You can only walk around it from a distance
Tim Adriaanse (2 years ago)
Leuke plaats om het fort te bezoeken en een wandeling te maken. Je kan kort of lang wandelen. Wij hebben vanuit het dorp, achter de kerk de trap genomen en toen een rondje om de ruïne gemaakt. Er is niet heel veel meer van het fort over, maar de contouren zijn goed te herkennen. Zo'n rondje is denk ik zo'n 2km. Je kan ook langer wandelen er loopt een wandelroute. In het dorp is een goede parkeerplaat. Er zijn een aantal winkels en barretjes.
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