Château de Larressingle

Larressingle, France

Château de Larressingle was built in the second half of the 13th century. The second and third floors were added by Arnaud Orthon de Lomagne, Bishop of Condom, between 1285 and 1305. Windows were added at various times in the 15th and 16th centuries, particularly between 1521 and 1545 when extra works were carried out for Monseigneur de Grossolles, including the construction of a hexagonal tower.

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

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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roendpunt Se (7 months ago)
Website explains that there is no timeslot for guide. Upon arrival there was a timeslot... the castle aint worth it without a guide. for the rest not much to see except local artists selling there local not related goods. Update... the fact they try to defend there accommodation by telling "I'm wrong" and not acknowledging the fact there really poor website with lack of information makes people drive lots of km to visit there scam hole. I'll would review this place 0 stars... but Google don't let it. Also proper English for communication with tourists should be a minimum atleast... they want tourist money but don't want the effort of learning English. As a Dutch person that speaks Dutch/French/German/English/Portugese and now learning Italian.. I'm very disappointed by the commercial view of these people.... avoid this place....
Bart Van Kerckhoven (8 months ago)
More focused on children, yet the explanations and demonstrations of each siege weapon is well explained and interesting
Keith Whyte (9 months ago)
brilliant day out,friendly atmosphere, good food,nice to see extensive restoration work to keep this wonderful fortress alive, definitely recommend by me for all the family
John Landry (9 months ago)
Amazing experience for our family. It was fun, educational and extremely welcoming of foreigners. Highly recommend if you’re a fan of history.
Emma Ducasse (2 years ago)
Very disappointing and clearly overpriced. Only one guy in charge of a hord of 60 visitors. Only 5 or so kids get to try out the equipment. Very long explanations geared towards adults rather than kids. Not worth the money because understaffed. The lady just said they weren't expecting so many visitors (height of summer in August). Waste of an afternoon.
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