Château de Mauléon was first built in the 11th century. The wooden building was replaced in the 13th century by the strongest castle of area in a strategic location on the road to Spain. Later it was conquered by English army. In 1642 the castle is demolished by order of Louis XIII. In 1648 a partial reconstruction was organized but the castle was finally left abandoned. During the French Revolution it was a prison.

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

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MURIELLEMManager (17 months ago)
Même par un jour de pluie, un lieu qui vous laisse aux yeux un goût de grands espaces et de grandes histoires.
Urko Villar (17 months ago)
Pequeño castillo de origen medieval con acceso de pago simbólico (creo que eran 3€ por adulto y los niños más pequeños no pagan). Se puede ver en muy poco tiempo. Desde él hay unas estupendas vistas sobre Maule. Paneles donde se explica la historia del castillo. Necesita una buena reforma. Si dispones de tiempo, merece la pena la visita al castillo.
Jon Arce (18 months ago)
Muy chulo
Román Quintana (18 months ago)
Bonito sitio y bonitas vistas aunque está por reformar. Aunque de origen medieval ha sido reconstruido en épocas de Napoleón
Geolide (2 years ago)
Sincèrement, s'il y a une visite pittoresque à faire dans la région c'est bien ce charmant château et surtout les explications du guide. Pour seulement 3€, il vous replongera dans l'atmosphère de l'époque. Incontournable.
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