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of the castle
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.
thanks association for the castle for the photographs and the texts
as well as the information on this one.