Built in the 15th century on the bank of the Creuse, La Guerche castle was a residential, but also defensive. The overall architecture of the site is a remarkable example of the art of building in the 15th century, and highlights the historical importance of the castle. A landscaped garden, planted in the 19th century, is free to walk.
The two vaulted basement floors contain the artillery casemates, the adjoining granaries and the seigniorial prison. The numerous graffiti engraved in the tuffeau stone by guards and prisoners tell, more anecdotally, the “stories” of the castle of La Guerche. The visit of the salons allows an immersion in the history of art, and allows to enter the intimacy of those who have marked the history of the castle as the Marquis d’Argenson or Raoul de Crouy, whose work pictorial fits fully into the romantic current …
Distance 13 km