Castles

CHÂTEAU DE CAEN – Originally built c. 1060 by William The Conqueror, this is one of the largest castles in Western Europe.

CHÂTEAU DE CANISY – Set in hundreds of acres of parkland, the château is almost 1000 years old and is still home to the same family.

CHÂTEAU DE FALAISE – Situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking the town of Falaise, this is one of the first stone Norman castles and the birthplace of William The Conqueror.

CHÂTEAU DE MATIGNON – The estate of the Matignon family for over 300 years, it is now home to a collection of Aubusson tapestries, regional furniture and work of local sculptor Arthur Le Duc.

CHÂTEAU DE PIROU – Now a National Heritage Site, the stone château that stands today dates back to the 12th century and was built to protect the town of Coutances.

 

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