Monday, 1 August 2011

The castle of Pierrefonds















Pierrefonds castle is an imposing castle located on the edge Pierrefonds southeast of the forest of Compiegne, north of Paris, between Villers-Cotterets and Compiegne. This castle has the most features of the defensive work of the Middle Ages. Dismantled in the seventeenth century by order of Richelieu, he remained in ruins for two centuries, until Napoleon III asked Viollet-le-Duc to undertake its restoration ....

Read more ....
http://www.evene.fr/culture/lieux/chateau-de-pierrefonds-1089.php



- The Town
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierrefonds_%28Oise%29


- Tourism office
http://www.pierrefonds-tourisme.net/chateau_pierrefonds.html


- The Castle
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Pierrefonds

http://www.pierrefonds.monuments-nationaux.fr/

http://www.evene.fr/culture/lieux/chateau-de-pierrefonds-1089.php


Videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coBYsAjKQvw

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x31hbu_chateau-de-pierrefonds_travel


Somes Castles:
http://chandt.blogspot.com/2011/09/castles-in-links.html








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