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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Amanda Joyce (2 years ago)
As always, great food and friendly and effecient service with a good atmosphere. We have returned year after year and always a place we take family and friends when they are visiting.
James MacEwan (3 years ago)
Lots of fun with the family and friends dressing up and playing medieval. Lots to learn from the very knowledgeable guide
Raymond Burger (3 years ago)
A great educational medieval experience for children. They have a variety of medieval weapons, which they explain. The kids can participate in actually firing some of the weapons (safely). They have crossbows, trebauchets, a siege tower and many more. The kids can dress up in medieval style and parents are encouraged to do the same. It's a fun place overall, in combination woth the fortified city next to it. They could improve the sanitary facilities a bit more.
STEPHANE LEVY (3 years ago)
Great place for children...and adults! Dress as a knight or princess and test real siege machines with great view on the medieval walled town of Larressingle.
coopski123 (3 years ago)
We arrived to a pleasant welcome from the lady in the shop and was directed into the main area and greeted by Gautier, our guide. He was very knowledgeable as well as enthusiastic and made a real effort to make our experience enjoyable. He described everything in English, which made it easier for us to understand the workings of the machines. We had the opportunity to operate the machines, which was very entertaining. A fun afternoon in a lovely setting.
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