Castle of Urtubie
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of the castle
of the king Edouard III of England, Martin d' Urtubie undertakes
in 1341 the construction of a castle which partly will be shaved
by his wife then rebuilt in first half of XVIe century. He will
undergo a last transformation in 1745. Of XIVe century remain the
strengthened keep, the wall with its covered way and the flanked
pottery of two turns. To the XVIe century were built the main building
Renaissance and the tower sheltering a stone staircase with screw.
Still increased at the XVIIIe century, the castle saw its altered
interior decoration. It comprises a collection of tapestries of
Brussels of XVIe century.
To make Absolutely:
To sleep in one of the rooms of the castle. You will be very received
there. The texts and the photographs are extracted from the booklet
"Castle of Urtubie".