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Château de Culan

1 Espl. l'Esplanade du Château, 18270 Culan, France

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About Château de Culan

This unique historic building in France, with its 70-meter façade, is governed by imposing circular towers, crowned with well-preserved wood hourds. It s construction began in 1180. it was once owned by Sully and also the Price of Condé. The castle, listed as a monument historique at the start of the 20th century. tody the chateau is beautifully restored and is maintained in good condition. The castle is open to visitors every day from Easter to the end of October.

Attractions near Château de Culan

Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil20.37km from Château de Culan

Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil is a 14th-century castle built on the grounds of an earlier 12th-century castle in Ainay-le-Vieil, France. The castle has been listed as a Monument Historique since 1968 by the French Ministry of Culture. The castle, now part of Jacques Cœur's tourist route, has been nicknamed "the little Carcassonne" because of its circular shape. It is now one of the best-preserved fortresses of the 14th century.

Abbaye de Noirlac23.63km from Château de Culan

The Noirlac abbey is an abbey Cistercian situated Bruere-Allichamps, near Saint-Amand-Montrond, in the department of Cher. It is one of the best-preserved Cistercian abbeys. Acquired by the department of Cher in 1909, restored from 1950 to 1980, it is currently a cultural meeting center, member of the European network of meeting centers 4, 5. Noirlac Abbey is a member of the Charter of Cistercian abbeys and sites in Europe.

Meillant castle28.86km from Château de Culan

The Meillant castle is a historic manor in Meillant, built in the 15th century; it has been listed as an official monument since 1963.  this renaissance castle offers visitors the opportunity to discover the traditional architecture through unique themed visits. It is characterized by its Late Gothic style.

House of George Sand30.04km from Château de Culan

The 18th-century Château de Nohant is where George Sand, the famous French author of The Devil's Pool, spent her childhood and various key moments of her life. It was located in the village of Nohant. A majestic  6-hectare garden boasting a wonderful rose garden, meadow orchard, flower garden, kitchen garden, and the wooded park is set around this castle. \Now this castle functions as a museum where the works of Sand wrote and of many other important artists and writers of her time are been kept

Bourges Cathedral59.7km from Château de Culan

The Cathedral of St Etienne of Bourges, built between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, is one of the great masterpieces of Gothic art and is alsoa good example of the unity of design. It was dedicated to Saint Stephen and It is the seat of the Archbishop of Bourges. One of the majestic and beautiful buolding in this area and its architecture is truly wondrful.

Palais Jacques Coeur59.94km from Château de Culan

The Jacques-Heart Palace is a mansion located in Bourges, considered by the elegance of its architecture, the richness, and variety of its decoration, as one of the most sumptuous civil buildings of xv the century and a masterpiece of civil architecture in the flamboyant Gothic style. It was born from the desire of the rich merchant Jacques Coeur to build a “big 'house” in his native town, but Charles VII's treasurer never lived there. This palace is classified as historical monuments by 1840. i

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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.