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Hidden gem!

Beautiful historic place in a picturesque village in the Lot region. Market on alternate Mondays... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Jasart_11
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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"Cannons to the Left of them"

If you are in the area this castle is worth visiting. It was built by Jacques Richard Gourdon de... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2013
Steve H
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France
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May 15, 2017
“Hidden gem!”
Aug 9, 2015
“Not much to see”
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Galiot de Genouillac, the hero of Marignan, built the Château d’Assier in the 16th century. It is a significant example of Renaissance architecture in Quercy. Of the four wings there now only remains the main body of the western dwelling which is...more
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Place d'Assier, 46320 Assier, France
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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic place in a picturesque village in the Lot region. Market on alternate Mondays, good time to wander round to the Château.

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Reviewed August 9, 2015

Lovely town, Chateau of Assier is not expensive, the door is amazing, but it only has one side left of the four, the rooms are empty other than the fireplace. The garden has nothing, if you are outside it is hardly worth paying to go...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2013

If you are in the area this castle is worth visiting. It was built by Jacques Richard Gourdon de Genouillac at the start of the 16th Century when he was the head of Louis XII's Artillary. Hence many sculptured plaques and freizes containing cannons firing...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2012

The sad part about this castle is that the best parts arent revealed. But the front door is magnificent. Shame to miss it if you are passing through the village.

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