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A view of the castle Venes.
The Castle is a site (since the twelfth century) situated between Albi and Castres in the Tarn, Midi - Pyrenees in the heart of the land of plenty. It is part of the municipality of Lautrec and is located near the Episcopal City of Albi listed as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2010.

Enjoy this set of buildings, while retaining their original feudal aspect, offer all the comfort of the XXI century. A rare treat for lovers of beautiful stones instead.

Whether to celebrate an event in a unique setting for a holiday or bed and breakfast or a large charming cottage you will be captivated by the serenity and beauty.

  "In the seventh century the bishop of Cahors Saint Didier was the lord of Venes, this land depended viscounts of Lautrec. Revolution led to confiscation of the domain, lack of maintenance, Venes was partly in ruins since the eighteenth century. Purchased Borrel in 1820 by the family, the building was restored in the neo-gothic spirit. restorations have removed part of the premises but have retained the main parts in which the castle was converted into maintaining a feudal character which evokes importance past the fortress, originally comprising six towers and surrounded by moats, the castle was built in the shape of square on the northwest side & north-east courtyard. former dungeon which was a high square tower occupies the northern end. at the northeast corner a large round tower completed in terrace makes a strong projection on the other side of the tower to the west, another tower opposite. walls stone well paired very thick & date from the original construction, except the tower southwest which was rebuilt on the foundations of the fallen ruins primitive tour ... "From http: / /

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