Valençay

2011-06-26—2012-08-04
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IMG_6666 Jacques d'Etampes had the castle of Valençay built over the ruins of a medieval 12th century castle in 1540.
Jacques d'Etampes had the castle of Valençay built over the ruins of a medieval 12th century castle in 1540.
IMG_6715 In 1770 the west aisle was enhanced with Mansart roofs and the dome-roofed towers.
In 1770 the west aisle was enhanced with Mansart roofs and the dome-roofed towers.
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IMG_6736 Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand Périgord, a minister under Napoleon, bought the domain in order to host important guests. In particular, the exiled...
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand Périgord, a minister under Napoleon, bought the domain in order to host important guests. In particular, the exiled…
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