Château de Sommières

Sommières, France

Château de Sommières was probably built in the 10th or 11th century by the Bermond noble family. The castle consisted of two towers: Bermonde and Montlaur, dating back to the 13th century. Only Bermonde tower is intact, Montlaur tower was partially destroyed during the siege of the city in 1573 and later demolished.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Izza (13 months ago)
Nice castle. Tower with a view and restored chapel with a film on the castle's history. Good hiking track nearby.
Izza (13 months ago)
Nice castle. Tower with a view and restored chapel with a film on the castle's history. Good hiking track nearby.
Graham Woosey (18 months ago)
A regular on our motorhome tours in France.
Graham Woosey (18 months ago)
A regular on our motorhome tours in France.
Wai K Chiu (2 years ago)
Gorgeous walled city and dito castle. Great place to stroll, nice local restaurants.
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