Château de Teillan

Aimargues, France

Château de Teillan was built probably in the 9th and 10th centuries to the site of an ancient Roman castrum called Villa Telianum. In the 12th century it was sold to the abbey of Psalmody. The chateau is surrounded with a landscape park from the 19th century where are located Roman steles, milestones and a waterwheel. Today Château de Teillan is privately owned, but open in the summer season.


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Founded: 9th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Frankish kingdoms (France)


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Sandra Rodien (3 years ago)
Too bad that it is private inhabited property forbidden to see the castle through the central courtyard
michel beillard (3 years ago)
Very beautiful chateau and a great welcome from one of the chatelaines.
Matthieu Payet (3 years ago)
Grandiose place with caring and passionate owners!
Annie De Haro (3 years ago)
I often pass by along the banks of the vidourle on the gard side. A little further down there is the farmhouse which belonged to fanfonne guillerme, a great figure from the Gard who was called at the time "le petit teillan" guess his name now? The farmhouse of praviel. Madame fanfonne guillerme had bequeathed it to her gardener. It was a great lady of the bouvine ❤❤
Frédéric Pusset (4 years ago)
The garden is lacking in flowers. There is a charge for a visit to the castle.
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