Château de Biron, Biron

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Château de Biron bears a history steeped in conflict, having changed hands several times between the 12th and 15th centuries before Charles de Gontaut, duc de Biron, claimed it as his own. The present structure features additions completed over the centuries that make for an interesting ensemble: a 12th-century keep, 16th-century living quarters, a chapel, and vaulted kitchens. Locals purchased the castle in 1978, wanting to restore it. It's currently open to the public for tours--with audio-guides in English available. Put Château de Biron into our Biron planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Biron.
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  • Exceptional architecture, of the estates of large rooms, we could almost lose us... with a little imagination, we could even see the former residents... Most of this castle, it's this wonderful exhibition alive NATURES of the collections of the Fondation Maeght. We feasted
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  • A site where we easily return a year on each other and several times in the season to participate in the farmers market...
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  • Beautiful castle with a nice architecture. We enjoyed the many parts to visit very well restaurées(grande cuisine avec citerne, de magnifiques sols et une belle charpente (grenier dele de logis).) Most importantly, we came to Burin to see an incredible collection of works by artists: Miró, light, Kandinsky, Braque, Monory, Calder, Chagall... Tour recommended to understand the work. The exhibition is open until November 5, 2017...
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  • Nice castle overlooking the region. Only building is left (no furniture). Uphill walk from free steet parking and stairs inside. History of castle very interesting so a guided tour or guide is useful. It stayed in same family for about a thousand years!
  • Surprised at how much I enjoyed this place. All the signs, displays and talks appear to be in French but it is a beautiful castle. Make sure you go to all rooms right up to the top as the views are amazing.
  • Fascinating history and stunning architecture. Admission seems on the high side for the region but well worth it once inside.
  • Nice castle. Great place to go on a rainy day.
  • Fabulous history - art exhibition and artisan show

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