Agenda

Samedi 21 et dimanche 22 juillet

Fête patronale

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  Au programme du samedi: vide-greniers de 8h à 18h, fête foraine
  en milieu d'après-midi, animation "combat de sumos" le soir
  après 18h

  Au programme du dimanche: 2ème course de caisses à
  savons, animation avec la Banda de Saint-Germain/Châlus, grand
  feu d'artifice le soir, buvette

  En accès libre

  Châlus, toute la journée, centre bourg

  Organisé par le Comité des Fêtes

  Tél: 06 61 87 45 23

 

Tourism Chalus > Visit > Sur la route des châteaux > Château de Les Cars

The castle of Les Cars

Information

town hall 05 55 36 90 22 
tourist office 09 60 07 30 07

Château de Les Cars

The home of the Pérusse family, important members of the French royal household from the 14th to the 17th century, the castle of Les Cars has a unique position in the Monts de Châlus. Archaeological discoveries have revealed the splendour of the site during the Renaissance while the ruins show how architecture was adapted to the use of firearms during the Wars of Religion. In spite of destruction during the Revolution, one can still visit what remains of the site, principally two towers, pavilions and magnificent stables decorated with frescoes.

An exhibition bringing together plans, models, archaeological finds and stonework illustrates the magnificence of the site in its heyday.

Furthermore, a digital reconstruction of the castle and its surroundings allows a virtual visit to the site as it may have been at the beginning of the 17th century.

 

 

panoramic view of the stables

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