Château de la Roche Courbon is a large château, developed from an earlier castle, in the Charente-Maritime département of France. It is in the commune of Saint-Porchaire between Saintes and Rochefort. Its name is just as frequently written Château de la Rochecourbon. The château is privately owned, and classified as an historic monument. The garden is listed by the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Notable Gardens of France.
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Royaldevon (30783) 2014-06-02 1:14
I'm an avid fan of castles and old houses, so this just suits my taste. You have captured the interesting shape of the building, with its cone topped turrets as well as giving us lots of details about its situation.
I do like how you have included trees, in the f/g, to funnel viewers into the scene as well as giving depth.
Have a great day,
chrislo (4155) 2014-06-02 1:43
Joli point de vue sur ce château médiéval particulièrement bien conservé, ses jardins bien entretenus, et les topiaires décoratives. Le soleil lui donne un bel éclat et l'édifice ressort magnifiquement sur le fond de ciel bleu. Un joli fleuron de notre patrimoine culturel.
jhm (140629) 2014-06-02 4:54
One of the a lot thousands castles in France, and a lot nice castles too.
Your picture is very nice with this good maintain garden in foreground.
Composition and presentation, are perfect.
Wonderful panorama view of this landscape.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
Noel_Byrne (25296) 2014-06-02 5:22
A beautiful building, and your choice of viewpoint is perfect to highlight its shaped, in particular those conical roofs are very appealing. I like that you included the stairway and part of the gardens too. The light is perfect!
Tanks for sharing.
amaryllis (35209) 2014-06-02 6:02
une belle présentation de ce chateau sous une bonne luminosité et avec une architecture remarquable
On peut voir de beaux jardins, ombre et lumière
miumiu (6035) 2014-06-02 8:27
Wonderful castle with beautiful garden and colours.
The composition is excellent too.
Nicou (124229) 2014-06-02 9:52
Quelle vue de ce château sueprbe quelle luminosité et angle de captage le toit se fondent avec la pierre c'est trsè très beau.
HimalAnda (9896) 2014-06-02 11:11
Joli château, bien présenté sous ce point de vue.
J'ai l'impression que cela penche un peu sur la gauche, non ?
carlo62 (34490) 2014-06-02 15:06
molto bello questo castello e bella la tua foto, la presentazione è ottima. Perfetto il cielo che forma lo sfondo.
lousat (78445) 2014-06-02 15:28
Hi Adrian,the best postcard available from there i think...absolutely perfect and caught in the best moment with the best light,interestin post about this beautiful castle not often seen on TE,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Silvio1953 (124653) 2014-06-03 13:06
Ciao Adrian great view of fantastic castle, lovely composition with beautiful garden, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
dta (68096) 2014-06-03 13:15
Hello Adrian ,
Une très beau château parfaitement cadré , sous un superbe éclairage et contrastant avec le parfait ciel bleu .
PiotrF (10082) 2014-06-03 13:50
A wonderful view of fantastic castle.Your magnificent presentation is very good. Nice composition and colors. I am really impressed.
Very well done.
abmdsudi (44308) 2014-06-03 20:22
What's not to admire about that view, just look at those contrasting colours on the elegant chateau, clarity and the wonderful details with great foreground and feel of depth.I t's beautifully composed with superb result, Congrats
jemaflor (86086) 2014-06-03 23:21
Une très belle présentation pour ce château, bon angle, superbe luminosité et joli bâtisse.
Hanssie (10403) 2014-06-04 1:56
Nice, clear picture of a strong castle !
ikeharel (58921) 2014-06-04 3:24
Beautiful chateau and garden, well taken from the POV chosen.
Meticulous gardening job, a well cared ancient mansion. Favorable light conditions, the cone shape towers are impressive element on picture.
bartekp (4746) 2014-06-04 7:27
Superb shot, many diffrent shapes. I like the garden for this castle.
Have a nice afternoon!
adramad (38874) 2014-06-04 7:40
Impressive and powerful castle with those strong walls, pinnacles and roofs give a great charm to the building, also embellished by beautiful gardens.
An image with high brightness and perfect sharpness.
rychem (24598) 2014-06-04 8:59
What a beautiful castle, great clear and neatly captured photo, perfect composition and light
Didi (57492) 2014-06-04 9:21
I don't know this castle
Awesome picture from a very good point of view
danos (87923) 2014-06-06 7:03
very nice the view as the presentation of the castlle with the brilliant light of the day with to enhance the vivid colours of the scene.Excellent the quality as the details of it.
fotka (3625) 2014-08-22 5:51
Your gallery is full of beautiful castles. This small one with a few towers and beautiful landscape around satisfy me. Good photo well done!
Have a nice weekend,
lestans (17130) 2014-09-14 7:41
it is really an interesting castle, in France there are so many beautiful castles! You describe it in a perfect , nicely composed picture.
Thank you for sharing!
wolf38 (31282) 2014-10-03 12:05
Hello Adrian. Château de la Roche Courbon, - a style that is rarely seen. A beautiful photo with excellent colors and light. The composition like. Well seen and realized.
ricardomattos (4659) 2015-01-10 8:57
I love castles but in my country there are few of them. This is very nice and well cared with a beautiful garden around. Very nice picture.
Periko (2815) 2015-02-02 21:07
This castle looks small but strong and impressive.
Good framing, interesting color and splendid light.