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Medieval fortress of Villeneuve-Loubet

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Castle, Fortified castle, Keep, Renaissance, 12th C, 13th C, 14th C, 15th C, 16th C in Villeneuve-Loubet
  • With tourist office’s guides you can push the heavy doors of the medieval castle and discover a really well-preserved historical monument, located in a magnificent park.

  • The Castle of Villeneuve-Loubet, property of the Panisse-Passis family, is a superb 13th-century defensive structure, with a pentagonal keep.It was built in the 13th century, at the instigation of the Counts of Provence and Romeo of Villeneuve. Ramparts and parapet walks are punctuated with five round towers and a mediaeval drawbridge. French King Francis I stayed there in 1538 to sign the Truce of Nice with the Emperor Charles V, a pact which put an end to the Italian Wars.
  • Environment
    • Close to a motorway
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Village 2 km away
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Activities
    • Discovery
    • History
  • Equipment
    • Parking