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Gisors Castle

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  1. History of the castle
  2. Description of the castle
  3. Photo Gallery
  4. Legend and bibliography

The fortress of Gisors is primarily famous for its bonds with the history of Templiers. Entrusted to the guard of the latter by the king of France Louis VII of 1158 to 1160, it became also the prison of the main large last of the Order, Jacques de Molay, in 1314. What to forge a legend!

Web Site
- www.normandienet.tm.fr/nn/rhnv/gisors.htm
Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château de Gisors
rue de Penthièvre
27140 Gisors

Phone Service Patrimoine : + 33 02 32 55 59 36

Proprietor :
City property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open all days except Tuesday:

guided tours of the castle
- on April 1 at September 30 in week to 10h, 11h, 14h30, 15h45 and 17h and the weekend to 10h, 11h, 14h30, 15h15, 16h and 17h.

- In October, November, February and March in week: guided tours for groups on go and the weekend to 10h30, 14h30 and 16h.

Keep open of 10h to 12h and 14h to 18h (closing with 17h in low season).
Public park open of 8h to 19h30 (from October at March until 18h/December and January until 17h30).

The castle is closed in December and January

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