Berzé Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté by EuroTourData

Berzé Castle is the hill castle, built around 1235 by order of Lord Berzé on the site of an older motte-and-bailey castle built around 991 to protect Burgundy from Viking and Saracen attacks. Info based on the article Château de Berzé of French Wikipedia.

View from the east of Berzé Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Berzé Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté info

Berzé Castle history

The castle had three successive defensive walls over 300 meters long and was considered a strong fortification in the south of Burgundy. During the Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War, the castle was captured by the Armagnacs in 1420 and was under their occupation for about four years. In 1471 the castle successfully repulsed the attack by the troops of King Louis XI. During the French Wars of Religion, in 1591 the castle was captured by the by the army of the Catholic League after two months of siege. Currently, the castle is private property and is available for public visits.

Berzé Castle tabular general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
French name Château de Berzé
French alternate name Forteresse de Berzé-le-Châtel
Type Hill castle
Built
Condition Largely restored
Owner Family of Thy de Milly
Entrance fee 8
Opening hours Tuesday - Sunday from to of CET UTC+01:00 or CEST UTC+02:00
Website Château de Berzé
Street address
Le Château
Postal code 71960
Commune Berzé-le-Châtel
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Country France
Google Map Berzé Castle
Directions to Berzé Castle
Plus code 8FR69MPQ+8C
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Latitude 46.38571
Longitude 4.68858
GeoNames ID 12500932
Knowledge Panel Berzé Castle

Dataset to Berzé Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Berzé Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

ETD ID: brzbrg-frnc.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.

Published: - Central European Time (UTC+01:00).

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