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Gargilesse-Dampierre is a commune located in the department of Indre in the Centre region.

Visit the village


Things to see :

  • Romanesque church dating from the 11th and 12th located in the castle
  • Castle rebuilt at the beginning of the 13th century

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Discover the castle


In 1998, a painter and old building lover bought the castle of Gargilesse-Dampierre and has started to renovate and to convert it into a modern art gallery. This prestigious site was inaugurated in 1999.

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The Romanesque church


The Romanesque style church of Gargilesse-Dampierre is dedicated to Notre-Dame. It was built in the 12th century and is made of chalk.

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The mill


Not far from the centre of the village is a hamlet called Le Moulin de Gargilesse (The Mill of Gargilesse). The ancient mill is now used to produce electricity. This is a suitable and pleasant place to fish and swim.

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