Châteaux d'Aujac

Aujac, France

Châteaux d'Aujac was built to symbolise the combined powers of the Anduze family and the Bishop Cheylard of Uzès, who lived there from the 12th century. From the square to the round tower, the Chateau and its village illustrate the development of castle construction from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Still inhabited to this day, this magnificent architectural ensemble is a listed Historic Monument and represents a rare example of such conservation.

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Aujac, France
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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www.ot-saintambroix.fr

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Christine Da Costa (2 years ago)
Well done for bringing this place to life Super commented visit !!!
jerome magnuss (2 years ago)
Our daughter fell down a staircase of 10 steps, steep and without railing, rope or guardrail neither to the left nor to the right: just the void. Fortunately more fear than harm. Reporting an obvious safety issue to a woman posing as "the manager" at the entrance, she offered our daughter some sweets rather than taking her parents seriously. For "mala-bestia" costumed visits: 12 costumed extras out of the 50 announced, not even actors. Sad to say, but it's really the kind of place where the tourist is just a cash cow, and run by irresponsible people.
fbrce pincet (2 years ago)
A remarkable castle in an exceptional site. Very very well conducted guided tour, both sensitive and very educational, which allows you to fully understand the key stages in the history of this monument.
Aldo de Bock (2 years ago)
Leuk klein kasteel waar je een persoonlijke rondleiding krijgt.
Eric Lamand (2 years ago)
Chateau sympa a visiter. Bati sur plusieurs siècles et n'ayant subi aucune attaque la visite guidée permet d'en savoir plus sur le quotidien des habitants du château.
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