Chateau de Loches, Loches

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Constructed in the 11th century, Chateau de Loches is visible today as ruins only. The building is exemplary of military architecture of the Norman period. Built 500 m (1,600 ft) above the Indre River, the huge castle is famous for its massive square keep. Come to view the interesting layout with each floor consisting of a single room surrounded by stone walls measuring 23.3 by 15.4 sq m (76 x 51 sq ft) with walls 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in) thick. For Chateau de Loches and beyond, use our Loches trip planner to get the most from your Loches vacation.
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  • What could be more pleasant than to wander the alleys of this authentic medieval city, absolutely make the visit of the Castle and the keep without forgetting vignemont career.
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  • Beautiful medieval town full of history very nice to visit with very beautiful and beautifully restored monuments
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  • Pleasantly surprised by this beautiful city with all of its historical heritage. from the garden to the Dungeon through the alleys cobbled walks!
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  • Unbelievable architecture. Fantastic place to visit. Loved the gardens.
  • Beautiful castle,Should not be missed if you are around.
  • A beautiful place in a wonderful town. Visit on market day and browse all the stalls too.
  • Fantastic castle, with lots of interesting history. The cells decorated by inmates are particularly good. Unfortunately the royal lodge had Christmas decorations out, which seemed to replace some of the usual displays.
  • Very nice old royal castle
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