Château de Terraube

Terraube, France

The Château de Terraube was built around 1272 for the de Galard family, Merovingian dukes of Gascony; a date on the doorway confirms this. The de Galards have owned the castle ever since. It was altered and enlarged in the 16th and 17th centuries. The residence was enlarged from 1768 by the master masons Guillaume Gras, Jacques Lapeyronie and Dominique Ducasse. Two further residential buildings were added around 1773 by masons Guillaume Aurio and Joseph Labarthe.

Stone decorations include animals, people, gargoyles and coats of arms, including those of the Galards on a chimney.

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Founded: c. 1272
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Dhav Alla Deriva (2 years ago)
Bello
Manuel (2 years ago)
Superbe endroit à découvrir, le château et le village sont bien préservés, quand on se promène dans les petites ruelles on se sent comme à l'époque ! Ce lieu est bien choisi pour le Salon des Antiquités qui se passe une fois par an. Il y a beaucoup de choses à voir pour tout ce qui touche à l'Art et l'artisanat. Un salon à faire si on passe dans le Gers !
Sébastien Demay (3 years ago)
Super village
Jean Thomas (3 years ago)
Très lieux à visiter
Valerie Fournes Saez (3 years ago)
Le salon des antiquités au château de terraube vraiment magnifique le repas les personnes sont vraiment très sympathique nous avons adorés vivement l'an prochain
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