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.
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.
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|French name||Château de Druyes|
|French alternate name||Château-Fort de Druyes|
|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|
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