Château d'Aumelas

Aumelas, France

Château d'Aumelas was mentioned first time in 1036. From to 1213 1350, Aumelas fell to the Kings of Majorca and finally to the possession of King of France. The castle was ruined in the 16th century after it was dismantled and damaged in the Wars of Religion.

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

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Jo (2 years ago)
A botanical path to access the castle... a magnificent view on arriving there... just a pity that we were unable to return to the castle as it is under construction! The view remains magnificent despite everything.
thierry subra (2 years ago)
Access by car a little complicated having no more access panels having been stolen. You have to stop in front of a farm and walk 20 minutes. We were lucky enough to come across people from the Château association who gave us a history lesson and explained the future renovation. Medieval Day will take place on July 09 and 10, 2022. See their Facebook page. The view is just magnificent and a botanical trail is also open from Aumelas. Congratulations to all and thank you for a nice visit.
Jo (2 years ago)
A botanical path to access the castle... a magnificent view on arriving there... just a pity that we were unable to return to the castle as it is under construction! The view remains magnificent despite everything.
Mélanie Aubré (2 years ago)
Very nice site under renovation. We had the opportunity to discuss with the members in charge of the site which will soon reopen. The ride is really nice and easy. The view is amazing.
Rosanna Bueler (3 years ago)
It's a beautiful walk up to the castle, and even with young kids it's very do-able. This walk is mainly about the (stunning!) views along the way and up on top. It's well worth a morning or afternoon trip.
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