Château de Duras


Originally erected in the twelfth century, the castle of Duras is transformed in the fourteenth century into an impregnable fortress with the support of Pope Clement V, his nephew and namesake, Bertrand de Got, then owner of the castle.

In the hands of Durfort family, the castle passed during the Hundred Years War (1337-1453), sometimes in the camp of the Duke of Aquitaine, King of England, or sometimes in the comp of the King of France. Coveted by the biggest, Duras was erected in the late seventeenth century duchy.

The fortress lost its defensive nature and becomes a beautiful country residence, with its stables, formal gardens, the reception room (now room "Three Marshals") ...

It knows all of the Enlightenment style. Partially destroyed and looted during the Revolution, he was finally "conquered"by the locals in the late 1960s during an auction.

He is now a jewel of Aquitaine and cultural heritage a major tourist site in the Lot-et-Garonne.

Take your turn to conquer it!


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