Château de Salveterra

Opoul-Perillos, France

Château de Salveterra was built by Jacques I of Aragon in 1246 to the border between France and Kingdom of Aragon. It was besieged in 1598 and 1639 by French troops. In the 16th century, the village and castle were abandoned. The castle ruins remain south of the plateau today. It consists of an enclosure protected by a moat, tower, vaulted rooms and a walkway portion with battlements and loopholes.

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Founded: 1246
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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www.societe-perillos.com

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Didier Dore (2 years ago)
Agréable point de vue depuis là haut. Que des ruines.
Pascale Detre (2 years ago)
Superbe vue du château, nous avons adoré les alentours avec le village abandonné perillos, ses chapelles et sentiers.
Cyril zarakailloux (2 years ago)
Très belle ruines, balade très sympa. Beaucoup de vent quand j'y suis allé
Cojote GbR (3 years ago)
Ok von dieser Burg ist nicht mehr all zu viel erhalten, aber anhand der Ruinen ist die einstige Größe zu erahnen. Ansonsten toller Ausblick. Für mich ein besonderer Ort.
Goz Zeh (3 years ago)
Very ruined but amazing views from up top. Well worth waking around on the path below before going up.
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