Château de Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet

The original castle was built in the eleventh century by Lord Drogon. The present castle dates mainly from the seventeenth century and was restored by the family Gouffier, a wealthy noble family of Poitou. It is among the finest examples of architecture of that time in France.

The square tower of the fourteenth century, received the king of France John II when he was taken prisoner after the Battle of Poitiers. The famous Black Prince also housed there. H-shape was chosen in honor of King Henry IV of France. In the 1980s it was owned by Jean-Jacques Debout and Chantal Goya.

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