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Talmont Castle

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  1. History of the castle
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Located on a rock and at the origin surrounded by water, the feudal fortress of Talmont was high in XIe century by Guillaume the Bald person to defend the coasts of Poitou against the invasions Normans. Increased at XVe century and dismantled on order of Richelieu, the castle preserved part of its triple enclosure and its keep with a Romance frontage and an interior vault. It accepted the visit of Richard Coeur de Lion and several kings de France of which Louis VII, Louis XI or Henri IV Nowadays, you can attend medieval demonstrations during the estival period. particularly thanks association for the castle for the photographs and the texts as well as the information on this one.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château de Talmont
85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire

Phone : + 33 2 51 90 27 43 Fax : + 33 2 51 20 73 24
Email :

Proprietor :
City property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open all days :

- of March 30 at June 10 of 10h30 at 12h30 and 14h00 at 18h30
- of June 11 at September 14 of 11h at 19h
- of September 15 at November 10 of 14h at 18h Estival

Animation: Discover the everyday life at the Average Age all days of July and August of 11h00 at 19h00

The castle is closed the safe remainder of the year on reservation for a visit of group.

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