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CHATEAU DE VILLAINES

General description

Built on the ruins of a 12th-century feudal castle in the mid-seventeenth century, the château de Villaines has been neither modified nor extended since. Spared by the French Revolution, it was sold in 1776 by the last remaining member of the Gaignon family, who had been the owners of the Villaines estate for four centuries, to the marquis d’Aulx who gave it his own name.In the late 19th century the château d’Aulx was purchased by the comte de Gramedo, who restored its original name – château de Villaines. Towards the end of the First World War, the American army set up a training centre for military chaplains in the château. Many hundreds of chaplains were trained there before returning to the front. Between the two wars the château was the centre of intense cultural activity, and was the subject of several engravings by Jean-Emile Laboureur. After being occupied by German troops as early as 1940, Villaines was liberated in July 1944, and some traces of the fighting can still be seen on the façade.

Proposed services :


Highway  

Spoken languages :


English
Opening hours and days

From 01/06/2017 to 30/09/2017

fermé au mois d'août

Tuesday : 10h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 18h00

Wednesday : 10h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 18h00

Thursday : 10h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 18h00

Friday : 10h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 18h00

Saturday : 10h00 - 12h00 / 14h00 - 18h00

Pricing
  • Tarif indiv. adulte : From 5€ (Gratuit pour les moins de 18 ans)
  • Partner
    2017

    CHATEAU DE VILLAINES

    Villaines

    72210 LOUPLANDE

    Phone 06 08 73 15 85



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      Visuel BETWEEN COURTYARDS & GARDENS - ENTRE COURS ET JARDINS

    BETWEEN COURTYARDS & GARDENS - ENTRE COURS ET JARDINS

    BETWEEN COURTYARDS & GARDENS - ENTRE COURS ET JARDINS

    Du 30-09-2017 Au 01-10-2017

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      Visuel 24 HEURES KARTING

    24 HEURES KARTING

    24 HEURES KARTING

    Du 30-09-2017 Au 01-10-2017

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      Visuel CHARLELIE COUTURE

    CHARLELIE COUTURE

    CHARLELIE COUTURE

    30-09-2017

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    26.80€
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      Visuel LA 25E HEURE DU LIVRE

    LA 25E HEURE DU LIVRE

    LA 25E HEURE DU LIVRE

    Du 06-10-2017 Au 08-10-2017

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      Visuel Crieur(s) - Olivier Hédin

    Crieur(s) - Olivier Hédin

    Crieur(s) - Olivier Hédin

    06-10-2017

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    11.80€
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