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|...Just for fun : 4200 castles and manors in France...and this is not yet finished (a lot more to come).|
This file includes all kind and styles of castles, opened to visit as well as private ones, ruins, rebuilt or still inhabited.
Some are very well known, others are less...enjoy them !
Update 05.11.07: Due to several problems in hosting and FTP, KML and photos have mo...
|France - Ile-de-France region castles upgrade (to be added to "historical castles" file)||02/22/2006||649|
|a bunch of castles and historical places in europe (plus quebec)|
|This file contains 404 castles found in the Netherlands.|
If I have missed one, or have a remark, leave a comment :)
|63 famous castles in austria - 63 Burgen und Schlösser in Österreich||02/15/2008||1,936|
|Somes castles near Brussels (not feodal)||10/30/2005||498|
|This placemarker contains 80 german moated castles.||07/31/2006||9,011|
|Palaces and castles managed by 'The Palaces and Properties Agency'|
|5,000 french castles and manoirs (17th-18th centuries). Now, I reupload much more, including hotels particuliers in three cities of France. Enjoy !
|The city of Weinheim Germany has two castles. The first is castle Windeck on the left side. It was built in 1130 and today its a ruins. The castle was destroyed by french troops in 1674.|
On the right side you can see castle Wachenburg. It was built between 1907 and 1928 by the "Weinheimer Seniorenconvent". This is a student organisation to combine several fraternities. Every year at Asce...
|The mediæval castle at Kilkhampton is situated to the west of the modern day village and stands on top of an elongated knoll of land with steep sided valleys falling away to the north and south and extensive views over the surrounding countryside. Castles were introduced to Britain by the Normans and represent the seats of important landowners within a mediæval feudal hierarchy. Most Cornish ca...||12/05/2009||237|
|A triple building stands on this site: |
1)The old fortress = Robert II, Count de Dreux and of Braine, husband of Yolande de Coucy, starts to build the fortress in 1206. This fortress stands on an artificial fully stone paved hill.
2)The new residence = Built by the Constable Anne de Montmorency in 1539. This work transforms the fortress into more pleasant residence.