Le Château, 37340 Gizeux, France
About Castle Gizeux
Castle Gizeux is an important building from the Middle Ages and altered over the centuries, including the Renaissance and at the time of the Enlightenment. it belonged to the family of the poet Joachim du Bellay from 1315 to 1660. The castle stands in the Regional Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine. The building is 250 meters long, making it the longest château in Touraine angevine. One of the main attractions in this area and is a fine example of Gothic architecture.
Attractions near Castle Gizeux
One of the beautiful castle which is in the center of a busy street. A powerful building with its drawbridge and its towers with their machicolations. Château of Langeais and its park Rebuilt in the 15th century by Louis XI, the castle of Langeais is one of the oldest Loire Valley chateaux. Its architecture illustrates the transition between two styles. One of the beautifully constructed building and has a lot of historical importance.
One of the most surprising castles in the Loire valley. originally built as a stronghold in the Middle Ages but developed over time to become a jewel of French architecture. The current chateau was constructed in the 15th and 16th centuries and later modified in the 17th century to give the elegant castle which is now the home of the Duke of Blacas and his family who lovingly preside over this enchanting place. It was classified as a monument historique in 1931 by the French Ministry of Culture.
Maurice Dufresne Museum houses an authentic and impressive collection of old vehicles, cars, cycles, planes, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, agricultural machinery or military, vintage posters, and unusual period objects, true retro-mechanical heritage from the 1850s to the 1950s. Nearly 3 hours of visit, a journey through time, family, and inter-generational, to discover more than 3000 exceptional pieces and for many of them, unique in the world.
The Renaissance castle, surrounded by the arms of the Indre, recalls that of Azay-le-Rideau, its neighbor. Two brothers, we often say ... Today it is the home of the current owners who have the pleasure of sharing their home, showing the rooms currently inhabited and thus the development of a castle in the 21st century.
The château de Montsoreau is s a Renaissance-style castle and a museum entirely dedicated to contemporary art.It located in the Loire valley, a UNESCO world heritage site.Numerous activities are coordinated during the year by the Art museum which includes temporary exhibits, conferences, and symposiums.
The Chateau of Villandry is the last of the great chateaux of the Loire built during the Renaissance in the Loire Valley. With its unique furnishings, décor and atmosphere, the Château de Villandry is a living testimony of French heritage. Villandry and its gardens are probably one of the most family orientated chateau within the Loire Valley in that it has a children’s maze and a beautiful play area and a beautiful garden.
Where is Castle Gizeux
Discover more attractions in Centre-Val de Loire, where Castle Gizeux is located
The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.