Chateau de Montal, Saint-Jean-Lespinasse

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Admire the unique architecture of Chateau de Montal, a masterpiece of the French Renaissance with three round towers and one square tower. Jeanne de Balsac (a woman) built the castle from 1519 to 1534. She's also responsible for restoring and furnishing the chateau in the early 20th century style. Take in the striking contrast of the light stone with the black slate roof. Walk along the garden paths lined with evergreen dwarf-hedge mazes. The site is available for event rental, so call ahead to make sure the grounds and interior will be open to the public. Put Chateau de Montal at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint-Jean-Lespinasse travel route planner .
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  • See after a lunch at the restaurant "Les 3 Suns of Montal" to perfect the day: exciting tour through the inexhaustible guide on this surprising Castle to the refinement in its unusual Renaissance décor in the batch
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  • The castle of Montal is a detour, located next to the golf course of the same name. Beautiful home with a nice story to discover sue place. The castle of Montal also served as a filming location in the film "the girl of Dartagnan" with Sophie Marceau... Cape and sword in the staircase scene...
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  • So my advice is maybe not the most objective of the Earth because I love the castles! I find this amazing Castle. We were met by a very kind gentleman, who took his time to explain the history of this castle. So thanks to him :) The garden is small but very nice. I you Council to get 1/4 of an hour (see earlier) before closing in order to be sure to have the tour.
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  • Cool, very cool
  • A place filled with poetry and d ' story, a beautiful garden and an extraordinary staircase, a perfect place to go back in time and learn!
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  • Small renaissance Castle very well explained by the guides which makes it interesting.
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  • Very moving Castle and a beautiful story of patronage. Thanks for the very interesting tour
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  • Interesting! Story a bit forgotten for too focused visits on the architecture... accepted blue card
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