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Chateau de Pesteils, Aurillac
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
The medieval castle, Chateau de Pesteils, is perched on a steep rock of altitude of 750 m (2460 ft). Beautiful 15th century frescoes adorn the interior and remarkable paintings from the 17th century decorate the ceiling. Go inside to view the tapestries, paintings by masters, and the furniture from the 17th century. Walk the spiral staircase to the 40 m (130 ft) high dungeon in a rectangular tower with five floors. Stop at the second floor to view wall paintings from the 15th century called the "Four Heroes of Antiquit"y and the "Master and His Pupil." Remarkable gardens surround the fortress, and there is a permanent exhibit of the 1943 cult film "Tristan and Isolde" that was filmed at the castle. Make Chateau de Pesteils part of your personalized Aurillac itinerary using our Aurillac vacation route planner.
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Très beau château dommage que la visite se fasse sans guide et seulement avec un opuscule pas toujours clair. Monument à visiter celui-ci est bien meublé et bien entretenu.Very nice Castle damage the visit without a guide, and only with a pamphlet not be always clear. Monument to visit this one is well furnished and well maintained.show original
Un superbe château qui se visite avec l'aide d'un guide remis à l'entrée. Nous avons eu la chance d'y être au moment où se jouait une pièce de théâtre époque révolution. Très instructif, les propriéta... read more »A superb Castle which can be visited with the help of a guide given to the entry. We were lucky enough to be there at the moment where a play time was revolution. Very informative, the owners are very hospitable. I can only recommend.show original
An amazing place to visit, a marvelous castle with a beautiful landscape. All furnished with lovely arts. Lots of different attractions in summer, with real knights and horses, artists and historians ... read more »
JEF PHOENIXA castle sublime with hospitality in a beautiful setting. In response to the previous comment 2 adults and a child at 38 euros does not match any of the rates proposed by the Castle. Congratulations to the owners and staffshow original
G bottinWorthy of Walt Disney home more focused on rental / sale of nickname costume and the quantity that the qualitative, your threatening limited despising, supposedly private terrace but without any sign on the same terrace, unique health for 300 people and a non-describable State of dirt, frankly average show for 38 euros "2 adults 1 child", is what I would advise one / friend "e' is?show original
E ezeNice to visit if you're in the area. In the summer months Knight show.show original
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