My Favourite Fortified Chateau in Pirou

Let me take you on a tour of my favourite fortified chateu in Pirou. It was originally built out of wood on an island surrounded by three moats and five defensive gates in the 11th century. The stone version that stands today was built in 1146. I passed through the first three gates in quick […]

The Chateau at Pirou

The Chateau at Pirou is a fortified castle in La Manche region of Normandy. The castle was initially built of wood and later of stone in the 12th century. You’ll also find the 18th century bakery, the cider press, the Chapel, the Court Room and the old stables. A barn houses a locally-made tapestry, very […]