Castles

Castle Auzers
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
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

Château d'Anjony
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
15th C
17th 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
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
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
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
15th C
18th C
ALLY

Rebuilt in the 15th century by the Lords of Scorailles facing the panorama of the Cantal Mountains, La Vigne consists of a central building and towers topped by a covered way including machicolations.

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La Vigne

Ally, 15700

Château de Saint-Chamant
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
19th C
15th C
18th C
SAINT-CHAMANT

The castle in Saint-Chamant (a listed monument) overlooks a beautiful valley and has a view of the Cantal mountains. It is composed of a donjon from the 15th century (military origin). It was amongst

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Saint-Chamant, 15140

Château du Cambon
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
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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Saint-Cernin, 15310

The Towers of Merle
Classified or listed (CNMHS)
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