Castles

Castle Auzers
15th C
AUZERS

Built between 1470 and 1510, and very typical of Haute Auvergne architecture, it has retained all its original attributes: tower, path round battlements, bartizans.

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Le bourg

Auzers, 15240

Castle of Sedaiges
listed (CMN)
19th C
12th C
18th C
MARMANHAC

Military hideout since the 12th century, Sédaiges Castle played an important part in thre fighting between the English and the French during Medieval times in Auvergne.

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Marmanhac, 15250

Château d'Anjony
listed (CMN)
Most beautiful villages in France
15th C
17th C
18th C
TOURNEMIRE

Built by Louis d’Anjony, Jeanne d’Arc’s companion, commissioned by King Charles 8th to protect the surrounding area, the Anjony donjon is still intact and proud, an excellent example of the mountain

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10, rue des Châteaux

Tournemire, 15310

Château de la Trémolière
listed (CMN)
15th C
ANGLARDS-DE-SALERS

This castle built during the 15th century was the seat of a seigniory belonging to the Montclar family. On the two floors several tapestries are on view: “Le Bestaire Fantastique” (fantastic bestiary)

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Le Bourg

Anglards-de-Salers, 15380

Château de la Vigne
listed (CMN)
15th C
18th C
Neo-gothic
ALLY

Visit the castle and its amazing exhibitions...The “studiolo » is a very rare discovery. Panorama of the Cantal Mountains, Still occupied by the descendants of the original builders,

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La Vigne

Ally, 15700

Château de Rilhac-Xaintrie
19th C
15th C
16th C
RILHAC-XAINTRIE

The Rilhac-Xaintrie castle is situated on the borders of the Corrèze county and the “white Xaintrie” in the Cantal departement. This castle has recently opened after 14 years of restoration works

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Le bourg

Rilhac-Xaintrie, 19220

Château de Saint-Chamant
listed (CMN)
19th C
15th C
18th C
SAINT-CHAMANT

The castle in Saint-Chamant (a listed monument) overlooks a beautiful valley. It is composed of a donjon from the 15th century (military origin). Remarkable tapestries inside.

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Route de St-Projet-de-Salers

Saint-Chamant, 15140

Château du Cambon
listed (CMN)
17th C
18th C
SAINT-CERNIN

The site is dedicated to Marie-Antoinette. The Cambon castle, restored the same year as the Queen’s revival, houses many portraits, engravings and printed works, reminding us of her life and her close

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Le Cambon

Saint-Cernin, 15310

The Towers of Merle
listed (CMN)
11th C
15th C
SAINT-GENIEZ-ô-MERLE

This medieval citadel rises on a rocky outcrop, 40m (132 ft.) high and 200m (656 ft.) length. The Towers of Merle are located in the heart of Xaintrie’s preserved forests, overlooking the Maronne

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Saint-Geniez-ô-Merle, 19220