History of the castle
a remarkable site, on a rock headland dominating the valley of Cère,
the castle of Pesteils, named rises fortress of Polminhac until
the end of XVIe Fantastique monument of the military architecture,
the forty height meters colossal keep evokes the Middle Ages in
its harder expression; glorious testimony of what was to be this
fortified town of the Cantal.
On the 1st floor,
the room seigneuriale is decorated of two mural frescos of XVe century.
The covered way offers a splendid sight on Lead of the cantal. The
attacks, the seats, the religious fights ended. The fortress is
transformed then into residence of approval XVIIe leaves us rooms
comprising of the ceilings painted with the rich colors and chatoyantes.
It is necessary
to await the end of XIXe to give to this fortress the aspect that
we know to him today. Very beautiful tapestries, paintings of Master,
pieces of furniture of time relative this unit. Pesteils enorgueillit
to enjoy itself one of most beautiful the park of the Cantal. The
castle and the site are classified historic building the visit of
the castle crosses seven centuries of history cantalienne through
the same family.