Castle of Villandraut

The construction of the castle began in 1305, for Bertrand de Goth, who became Pope, under the name of Clement V. Villandraut was probably built between 1305 and 1312, with parts completed as early as 1307-1308 since Clement V stayed there.

Castle of Bouilh

A royal work of art from the 18th century, built by Victor Louis, architect of the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, from an old castle from the 16th century, the Château du Bouilh, classified as a historical monument, is made up of a group of buildings: a pavilion of honor and outbuildings arranged in a hemicycle. … Read more

Funerary chapel of the Dukes of Epernon

The chapel was commissioned in 1597 to Pierre Biard, one of the greatest sculptors and architects of the time, by Jean-Louis de Nogaret de La Valette, Duke of Epernon, to house the tomb of his wife, Marguerite de Foix Candale, who died in 1593. The architecture of the whole, with its woodwork, the altar and … Read more

Castle of Cazeneuve

Property of the King of France Henri IV and Queen Margot, former residence of the Kings of Navarre. In 1287, Edward I of England and his wife Eleanor of Castile reside in Cazeneuve. Castle and park XI-XVII centuries classified M.H.. To visit: the royal apartments furnished with period furniture, the Chapel, the Prison, the Bakery, … Read more

Castle of La Brède

On this estate, Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède and Montesquieu, author of “Lettres Persanes” and “L’Esprit des Lois” was born on January 18, 1689. Built from the 14th century on the ruins of an older construction, the castle was redesigned from the Renaissance onwards. It has kept its character of fortress, atypical … Read more

Castle of Langoiran

Built at the end of the 13th century, the castle of Langoiran was one of the most prestigious and powerful elements of the duchy of Aquitaine. Involved in the struggles between the King of England and the King of France, a royal fortress at the end of the 15th century, it became the residence of … Read more

Malle Castle

The gardens are arranged in terraces and of Italian inspiration. A nymphaeum made of rocks and pebbles forms the background of a theater set.

Castle of Mongenan

It is part of a series of three gardens also protected and labeled “Remarkable Gardens”. Garden for ornament, garden for pleasure, and garden of utilities with esoteric connotation testify to the friendship and admiration of the master of the house, Antoine de Gascq for Jean-Jacques Rousseau who was his music and botany teacher. They gather … Read more

Castle of Roquetaillade

“Exceptional site of the Gironde”. Classified as a Historic Monument in 1840, Roquetaillade is made up of two castles dating from the 12th and 14th centuries, still inhabited and fully furnished by the same family for more than 700 years. Discover the ramparts, towers and dungeons from the Middle Ages, the chapel, the first Renaissance … Read more