Château de Châteaudun

Castle of Châteaudun is located between the towns of Tours and Chartres, on the edge of the Beauce plain. Perched on a rocky outcrop, the feudal dongeon is overlooking the Loir Valley by its height of 31 meters. The building was built in 1460 at the request of Jehan le Dunois, companion of Joan of Arc, it's home decorated as a Gothic style and a chapel with twelve statues in polychrome.

The castle has the name of the first castle of the Loire with its wing Longueville inspired by the Italian Renaissance. The interiors are very well preserved house an impressive collection of tapestries. The particularity of this castle is to have both elements of feudal architecture, Gothic and Renaissance with a unique authenticity. In addition, the visit offers an introduction to the particular Mediaval food, open to all.

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