Château de Villeneuve-Loubet

Villeneuve-Loubet, France

Château de Villeneuve-Loubet, property of the Panisse-Passis family, is a superb 13th-century defensive structure, with a pentagonal keep. It was built in the 13th century, at the instigation of the Counts of Provence and Romeo of Villeneuve. Ramparts and parapet walks are punctuated with five round towers and a mediaeval drawbridge. French King Francis I stayed there in 1538 to sign the Truce of Nice with the Emperor Charles V, a pact which put an end to the Italian Wars.



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


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User Reviews

Zozo Dan (18 months ago)
Super lieux à visiter. Le guide est top avec les enfants !
Fabarez Monique (20 months ago)
Plus salon d'exposition peinture et vie de Mme Molinor que visite de château qui n a plus rien de féodal
Céline Charrier (2 years ago)
Très joli mais décevant de n'avoir accès qu'aux enceintes et à la cour intérieure. Aucune pièce du château n'est visible, c'est vraiment dommage, surtout vu le prix.
Joelle lagarce-raibaud (2 years ago)
Très décevante visite, rien à voir ou si peu et en plus payant même le jour du patrimoine heureusement notre petit guide de l'office de tourisme était charmente
Antoine Delugeau (2 years ago)
Avis mitigé en ce qui concerne cette sortie assez onéreuse à la forteresse(et non château) de Villeneuve Loubet. Cette visite n'est pas adapté aux jeunes enfants, le guide intervenant 15min tous les 30 mètres pour détailler précisément l'histoire de ce lieu. On piétine beaucoup. Le plus frustrant reste que de cet énorme parc et de cette forteresse, les propriétaires actuels n'en laisse visiter qu'une miette. Pour autant ce que nous avons pu voir ou apercevoir est très joli. Nous avons parcouru d'autres jardins ou parc gratuitement qui se valait tout autant.
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