img_5602 The castle of Maintenon was initially built in the 12th century. It was heavily transformed in the 16th century by its famous owner, Madame de Maintenon, and...
The castle of Maintenon was initially built in the 12th century. It was heavily transformed in the 16th century by its famous owner, Madame de Maintenon, and…
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img_5575 The 17th century castle.
The 17th century castle.
img_5601 19th century addition.
19th century addition.
img_5576 Madame de Maintenon was a long time mistress to king Louis XIV. She raised the king's 8 bastard children he had with his previous mistress (Madame de Montespan)...
Madame de Maintenon was a long time mistress to king Louis XIV. She raised the king's 8 bastard children he had with his previous mistress (Madame de Montespan)…
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img_5579 The oldest part of the castle (medieval style).
The oldest part of the castle (medieval style).
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img_5599 Staircase.
Staircase.
p1030735 The castle is on an artificial island built in the Eure river.
The castle is on an artificial island built in the Eure river.
img_5597 The castle reflected in the Eure river.
The castle reflected in the Eure river.
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