Druyes Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté by EuroTourData

Druyes Castle is the restored ruins of the urban castle, built around 1170 by order of counts of Nevers. The castle did not participate in the battles, was besieged or captured. Thanks to the association of Amis du château de Druyes, the castle has been open to visitors since 1981. Info based on the article Château de Druyes of French Wikipedia.

View on the gate tower, defensive wall and the corner tower of Druyes Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Druyes Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté info

Description of Druyes Castle

The castle was the stronghold of the fortified village Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines, and was located on the southern side of the fortifications. The fortified village was located on a triangular plateau of a hill and had defensive walls about 300 meters long on each side.

The castle has a square plan, with each side about 53 meters long. The corners are protected by powerful cylindrical corner towers. The northwestern and southeastern defensive walls have one fortified square tower in the middle. On the northeastern wall, there is the powerful square gate tower 20 meters high. The upper part of the defensive walls has a wall walk behind the battlements.

Druyes Castle tabular general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
French name Château de Druyes
French alternate name Château-Fort de Druyes
Type Urban castle
Built
Condition Restored ruins
Owner Chastrusse
Opening hours From 15 July to 31 August from Tuesday to Friday from to CET UTC+01:00 or CEST UTC+02:00
Website Château de Druyes
Street address
17 Rue du Château Fort
Postal code 89560
Commune Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Country France
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Plus code 8FV5GCXF+F4
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Latitude 47.54864
Longitude 3.42284
GeoNames ID 12500982
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Dataset to Druyes Castle in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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

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