About Tourelles Castle
Tourelles Castle is a medieval fortress in the town of Vernon in Normandy, France. The castle originated in 1196, when Philip II of France seized Vernon from the forces of Richard the Lionheart and made the town a military base.
Today Tourelles Castle consists of a square tower surrounded by four round turrets, the whole edifice rising to a height of twenty metres. It is one of the few castles in France which has been practically unchanged for 800 years. It has been listed since 1945 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.
Chateau d'Ivry-la-Bataille is a ruinous Norman castle in Normandy, France. It is among the earliest examples of a stone donjon or keep, which would become a common feature of later Norman castles in various parts of Europe. The construction of the castle dates to around 1000 AD.
The Château de Caen is a Norman built around 1060 by William the Conqueror. Today, the castle serves as a museum that houses the Museum of Fine Arts of Caen, the Museum of Normandy and the Exchequer of Normandy.
Falaise Castle is a fortress located in the south of the commune of Falaise in Normandy, France.
The Château de Creully is an 11th-century castle in Normandy. The castle has been modified throughout its history. The castle's large halls are used today for various events, including weddings, concerts, exhibitions and conferences.
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