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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David Tyler (12 months ago)
Teresa Wakeling (2 years ago)
We didn't go in as we visited when it was closed but it's an impressive building with great views over the town
Ramon Smits (2 years ago)
Climb to the top for a nice view. The day we visited you could also do archery and play some wooden games. Definitely the best thing to offer in Sommieres next to the Wednesday evening market althought that is already not really interesting but atleast it has a nice atmosphere.
Joanne Clare (2 years ago)
Of historic interest. Learnt alot about Sommieres. No English translation. Climb to the top of the tower for fantastic views. Cheap entry fee 3 Euro
Peter (3 years ago)
Great small city. Visit the city Monday evening in July and August at 7 pm, and you will have a great evening with a lot of nice food and wine.
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