Château de Carros

Carros, France

Château de Carros is a jewel of 12th century Provençal architecture, characterized by a rectangular main building with four towers in the corners. The first owner was Lord Rostaing de Carros (mentioned 1156), but soon after the castle was moved to the hands of De Placas family who owned it over 600 years. Since 1998 the castle has housed CIAC, International Center of Contemporary Art.

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

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Patrick G (2 years ago)
Superbe cadre pour ce petit Musée
cedric duranti (2 years ago)
Superbe expo: Twins? jusqu'à mi _mai.... Deux sœurs jumelles Lituaniennes aux styles très différents.
Claude Blugeon (2 years ago)
Magnifique village où nous avons effectué 3 séjours pour nos vacances d'été. Implantation idéale pour les plaisirs de la plage à quelques kilomètres ou pour les visites de l'arrière pays niçois.
Paolo Pantaleo (2 years ago)
Gratuit. Tres belle exposistion. Un petit tresor cache :)
François-Xavier NOAT (2 years ago)
Toujours un bon accueil et de belles expositions (en plus c'est gratuit)
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