Château de Brametourte

Lautrec, France

Château de Brametourte, founded in the 11th century, surveys a stunning panorama across 20 hectares of parkland, woods & sun-flowered fields towards the Pyrenean peaks.

Situated in the south of France, close to the award winning bastide village of Lautrec, central to three UNESCO World Heritage sites, Toulouse, Albi and Carcassonne, the tranquil beauty of this ancient home of Barons & Viscounts, belies its turbulent past.  The castle was immersed in the religious fervour of Cathars, Knights of the Templar & the Wars of Religion.  Sieged during the 1580s, it fell into disrepair and was left forgotten and frozen in time.

Nearly half a millennium later, the Château has been traditionally and ecologically restored; pioneering one of France’s first, self-sustainable medieval castles.

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Brametourte, Lautrec, France
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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sue tootyflooty (2 years ago)
Just had the most wonderful weekend at our dear friends wedding, the Chateau is so beautifully and lovingly restored to an exceptional standard, one of the most amazing places we have visited, with very welcoming hosts Alison and Paul, really hope we can revisit in the future.
Neil Mach (2 years ago)
Thoroughly magical
Lisa Hammond (2 years ago)
Stunning medieval chateau in stunning environment.
Chi Morgan (3 years ago)
Brametourte is an astonishing place. The attention to authenticity and detail are remarkable and yet there is every aspect of 21st century comfort. The views are great - all the way across to the Pyrenees on a clear day. Hospitality by the hosts is first class.
Graham Wooldridge (3 years ago)
What an amazing place to stay, if you need to get away from it all and relax this is the place to do it. Paul and Alison are very welcoming and lovely people, make you feel at home.
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