Château du Colombier

Salles-la-Source, France

The square tower is the oldest part of the Château du Colombier but the exact date of construction is unknown. It was enlarged during the 13th and 14th centuries. In 2001-2002, the opening of the Hall of Frescos completed the tour of the chateau and allowed visitors to experience the refinement of its Renaissance decoration (XVI century)



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Allie B (6 months ago)
Go your way! No more animals, no more entertainment, no more activities or structures for children, but we still charge them (from 3 years old) !!!! Regarding the castle, three quarters are inaccessible and the rest in poor condition ... cracks several centimeters wide are present on the facade ... one wonders what the money is used for access to the site! Let’s not even talk about the medieval garden which is also unkempt and has more weeds than anything else! Still a part of our heritage that is no longer maintained ... it's heartbreaking when you know who owns this castle !! Shameful !!
Andre HERVE (6 months ago)
Too bad close
nini lablonde (6 months ago)
There is not much to do
Cécile Marquant (7 months ago)
Nice castle which deserves a major renovation ... (we can read on one of the panels that a room is being renovated). Magnificent estate. Visitors seem to regret the animals present until 2017 but they were withdrawn because too few visitors precisely ... the whole paradox ... Not sure it's worth the dande price compared to other castles in the region. But from the outside it is worth a look. And it lacks some explanations despite the signs in each room.
Gaetan (3 years ago)
Il était fermé lorsque je suis passé, un samedi après midi d'octobre. Mais la vue depuis le village est superbe, le château est magnifique. En espérant voir l'intérieur un de ces jours.
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