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Château et jardins de Losse

The Château de Losse and its gardens have been listed as a French monument since 1928.

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Château de Puymartin

The Château de Puymartin is a castle located in the commune of Marquay in the Dordogne department, between Sarlat and Les Eyzies.

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Château de Commarque

It dominates the Beune Valley and was built at the end of the 12th century to protect the Benedictine Abbey of Sarlat.

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Manoir De La Salle

The Manoir de la Salle is a French chateau in the Périgord Noir, located in Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère.

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Plassenburg Castle, Kulmbach

The former Hohenzollern fortress high above Kulmbach is the town's most prominent landmark.

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Marienberg Fortress

St. Mary's Church, donjon and the over 100 m deep cistern in the well house bear witness to over 1,000 years of history.

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Residence, Würzburg

The Würzburg Residence was built, with brief interruptions, in just under a generation and from scratch.

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Château des Milandes

This was the home of Josephine Baker and made the castle popular all over the world.

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Château de Beynac

As if sculpted from the rock, the castle dominates the Perigord region 150 meters above the Dordogne River.

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Château de Castelnaud

The first and historically confirmed mention of Castelnaud Castle dates back to 1214.

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Hôtel Dieu de Hautfort

The Marquis Jacques-François de Hautefort founded the Hôtel Dieu de Hautefort in the Périgord noir.

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Château d'If

This picturesque island fortress guards the entrance to the Old Port of Marseille.

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Eltz Castle

Eltz Castle is a 12th century hilltop castle in the valley of the Elz River.

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Landeck Castle

Landeck Castle looks out of the chestnut forest, imposing and seemingly well preserved.

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Trifels Castle

In the High Middle Ages, Trifels Castle had the status of an imperial castle from 1113 to about 1310.

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Hambach Castle

Hambach Castle was built as a castle in the Middle Ages and was extended like a palace in modern times.