Sunday, 17 February 2013

The Castle of La Roche-Guyon



























The castle of La Roche-Guyon is a French château located in the town of La Roche-Guyon in the Val d'Oise at the gates of Normandy on the right bank of the Seine.
The old castle in ruins, dominated by its keep at the top of the hill has been an significant asset to the eighteenth century at the foot of the hill and having a vegetable garden "French", the vegetable garden of the castle of La Roche-Guyon.


This castle listed as a historic monuments owned by the Maison de La Rochefoucauld is now managed by a public cultural cooperation (EPCC) involving the Val d'Oise, the town of La Roche-Guyon the union joint development and management of the Regional Natural Park of French Vexin and state.

A Gallo-Roman villa is probably around the third and fourth centuries AD, but no discovery attests, even if the tray is Vexin occupied since prehistoric times and sees a large network of Gallo-Roman Villae s implanting in the French Vexin in or Rhus Genainville in particular. In the early days of Christianity, a legend that Pience, widow domain owner and oldest known figure in the history of La Roche, St. Nicaise meeting, the evangelizer of the Vexin, a contemporary of St. Denis. She then dig instead of meeting a sanctuary, which would nave west of the present chapel.

Read More...  http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_La_Roche-Guyon



http://www.chateaudelarocheguyon.fr/

http://www.valdoise-tourisme.com/diffusio/fr/voir-faire/culture/la-roche-guyon/chateau-de-la-roche-guyon_TFO102243617856.php

http://www.les-plus-beaux-villages-de-france.org/fr/la-roche-guyon


The Town
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_roche-guyon 

http://www.larocheguyon.fr/





Itineraries and transport

Chapter I, the world of Castle











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