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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  • Very nice city to the architectural and historical heritage very rich. This town deserves a stop to visit. On the other hand try to find a bar or a restaurant open on a Sunday evening in late September. The galley. We we are folded on our hotel which had to close the next day. This does not give a good image of the city
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  • Interesting visit with the saw on the town of Loches Dungeon the Dungeon is open visit recommended for adults and children
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  • A masterpiece of the architecture of the Middle Age.Haut place in the history of France, Joan of Arc, Agnes Sorel and Anne of Bretagne.un course interesting within the walls of this castle Lochois... A visit with the family.
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  • Unbelievable architecture. Fantastic place to visit. Loved the gardens.
  • 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
  • Wonderfully preserved royal castle that served as royal prison in the 17th century.

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