Photographer's Note

Built by Jean de Chambes, adviser of Charles VII, it was pilot Wars of religion and Alexandre Dumas located at it, the death of the Lord of Bussy lover of Francoise de Maridor, the Lady of Montsoreau. To absolutely see the splendid spiral staircase. Exceptional site also, by this architecture between two worlds, the modern Middle Ages and times. Semi-fortress, semi-castle d'agréments. Cellars of the castle to the terraces of the turns, the visitor of the castle of Montsoreau is plunged in a universe of dream to the meeting of the Loire angevine, history, cultural economic and social thanks to a setting in light, images and a setting in sound scene. Or l'histoire and captions it castle of Montsoreau and in particular of the Lady of Montsoreau, heroin d'un delivers d'Alexandre Dumas. The castle was completed in 1455, the frontage of with dimensions of the Loire is furnished with machicoulis. Its architecture illustrates the transitional period between the Middle Ages, with the reminiscence of the castles-extremely, and the Rebirth with elements of Italian style.

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