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Castle of Blanquefort

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  1. History of the castle
  2. Description of the castle
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Old feudal chief town, Blanquefort was, around 1270, then again in 1455-1466, a key point for the defense of Bordeaux. From these two times, it preserves remarkably interesting fortifications: turn-residence surfortifiée by Édouard 1st, small citadel adapted to the gun by Antoine de Chabannes.

Casteland.com particularly thanks association Groupe Archeology and History for Blanquefort for the majority of the photographs of the castle.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Blanquefort Castle
33290 Blanquefort

Phone: + 33 5 56 57 19 42

Proprietor : private property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open :

- Sundays

The castle can be visited all day on go, except Monday.

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