About Herm Castle
Château de l’Herm is a castle in the départment of Dordogne in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France. Construction took place between 1500 and 1520 by Jean de Calvimont in the Forêt Barade.
Jean de Calvimont was in the Bordeaux parliament and ambassador of Francis I to Spain. It was later abandoned, after the family left it in 1605.
The moats are still visible. The castle is open to visitors.
It has been listed since 1927 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.