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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Ben R (6 months ago)
Value. Unique. Fun.
Chris M (2 years ago)
A well restored village built into the walls around an old derelict fort, many themed local craftsmen in the area and a couple restaurants. A lovely way to spend the afternoon and activities for children can also be found outside the walls
Stephanie Chen (2 years ago)
sure, this is probably meant for kids but this small park was so much fun! prepare to stay there at least 1.5 hrs and play hands on with some medieval weapons!
Chris Dunkley (2 years ago)
Don't know about the theme park, but the medieval walled village with the Keep and small church in the middle is worth a visit.
Rob Forster (2 years ago)
Fab architecture and very impressive ice cream place at the back (don't forget to recycle your plastic spoons!)
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