Château de Pibrac

Pibrac, France

Château de Pibrac was built in 1540 to the site of older castle. It was damaged during the Revolution in 1794 and restored in 1887. The renaissance style residence is built of red brick. The castle itself consists of an old body and wings. The north wing is flanked by a round tower with terrace and has a staircase. The castle park, open to the public, was designed by the landscape architect Eugène Bühler in 1897.


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Founded: 1540
Category: Castles and fortifications in France


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M Thierto (8 months ago)
I only took the photos of the outside I do not know if it can be visited. Parking next door
Nadege Carole (12 months ago)
Very friendly, me who works there
Laurent Lolo (15 months ago)
From a distance it is magnificent
Christos Papageorgiou (2 years ago)
A beautiful castle alas that can only be admired from outside, my nephew lives just in front.
ISABELLE KNORST (2 years ago)
This castle is not visitable by what seems occupied by a medical organization! Do not go the easy way to see a facade behind a grid!
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