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 (5 months 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 (5 months 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 (17 months 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.
crazy Bacon 2.0 (3 years ago)
Worth the walk in the heat for the views. Ruins of castle and church
Franck Franck (3 years ago)
Lieu très bien à garder secret
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