Chateaux make up half of the country’s heritage sites. This new book explores the interiors of many of these historic buildings and their owners, who represent French taste and culture. It contains beautiful full-color spreads of each chateau, highlighting its interiors and information on its owners.
Chateau de la Roche-Courbon
The Chateau de la Roche-Courbon is a large, privately owned castle in the commune of Saint-Porchaire, near the towns of Rochefort and Saintes. The structure developed from an earlier castle, and is now a designated historic monument.
Chateau de Chenonceau
The Château de Chenonceau is a magnificent French château that spans the river Cher in the Indre-et-Loire and Centre-Val de Loire regions. It is one of the most popular châteaux of the Loire Valley.
Chateau de Commarque
The Chateau de Commarque is a hillside castle located in the Dordogne department between the towns of Sarlat and Les Eyzies. It is on a rocky knoll in the valley of the river La Beune. It is an important historic site that is open to the public.
Chateau de Chaumont
The Château de Chaumont is a historic château in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire. It was founded by Odo I, Count of Blois. Located on the Loire River, the château is a beautiful place to visit and enjoy.
Chateau de Chantilly
The historic Château de Chantilly is located in the town of Chantilly in the Oise region, just 50 kilometres north of Paris. Its rich history and stunning views of the surrounding countryside make it a must-see attraction for any visitor to France.
Chateau de Langeais
The Château de Langeais is a 15th-century Flamboyant Gothic castle in Indre-et-Loire, France. It is located on a promontory on the Roumer River, at the mouth of the Loire Valley. It was first built in 992 by Fulk Nerra, Count of Anjou. It was attacked by Odo I, Count of Blois in 1015, but survived.
Chateau de Tanlay
Château de Tanlay is an iconic French château for sale that was built in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Burgundy region. Its walls are made of limestone and its roof is made of sloping slate. It features a central court with cylindrical towers.
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay
The Chateau de Montreuil-BellaY is a historic site in the southern region of France. It is situated on a promontory, overlooking the river Thouet. It was originally a medieval fortress, enclosed within a rampart. Today, it is a Renaissance Nouveau chateau with thirteen round towers and six gates.