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33. Pays de Bazas, Mazères, chateau de Roquetaillade, ciel bleu
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The castle of Roquetaillade is full of surprises! Built on a rocky spike, where cave-dwellings have been inhabited since pre-historic times, a visitor would expect to find nothing but medieval austerity behind its thick, crenellated walls. But that would be without reckoning on Viollet-le-Duc, who during his 19th Century restoration and re-building gave free rein to his neo-gothic fantasies. The results are hard to credit, and seem more like the backdrop to a dream!

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  • Château de Roquetaillade Recommended Recommended

    F - 33210 Mazères

    This medieval castle was built in 1306 by Cardinal Gaillard de la Mothe, Pope Clement V's nephew. It formed one of a pair of 12C-14C fortresses behind a single set of walls. From 1866, Viollet-le-Duc restored and remodelled the building; note the ext..

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