Château de Villers-Châtel

Villers-Châtel, France

Château de Villers-Châtel, built in the 14th century, belonged to the lord of Gournai during the siege of Arras in 1414. The family Habarcq owned the castle until the middle of the 17th century. After several owners, Nicolas Mazel Leval bought the chateau in 1747 and restored it. During the World War I, the castle was converted into a field hospital.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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Corinne DELABRE (2 years ago)
Estate visited on the occasion of Heritage Day this day. I am delighted with the visit. The castle and the private chapel are magnificent: we travel back in time to the 14th, 18th and 19th centuries. The icing on the cake, a replica of the cave of the Virgin Mary in the park where it is possible to meditate every day of the year. The final word for the available and generous castellans. We were welcomed with great kindness. In short, we had a great day. Simply thank you ? P.S.: we did not stay, but visited.
Julien Cayet (2 years ago)
No stay but visit during heritage days. Guided tour by the Count. Very well. Simplicity, humor, warm welcome.
Joan Lucas (2 years ago)
Lovely old chateau still in the hands of the family that have been there for hundreds of years. Great B+B experience.
Dmitry Ivanov (2 years ago)
Incredible piece of history and architecture that you can feel being a “part” of by just staying here over night. :) Jean and Marie are super welcoming hosts.
Ina Von Brandis (3 years ago)
Host an hostess such beautiful people. They treat us like royalty, also offer the get someone to walk 20 km with us and back...thank you for a lovely stay
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