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A bit of history
Last-minute salvage
What to see in the castle
 
 

A bit of history
A bit of history
1180 > a fortified castle appeared in Saint Jean d'Angle. Guillaume of Lusignan is known for being its founder. One of the most powerful family of Poitou owns the castle, but her wealth and fame are owed to a protective fairy : fairy Mélusine. During the 12th century, the country is ...

The story of a last-minute salvage
The story of a last-minute salvage
It's been twenty years already !Back in 1994, the castle was badly disrepaired. Fortunately, it was not used as an open air career like many, to build or to renovate the village's houses. "As a regard that,  from an historical and artistic point of view, the preservation of the castle of ...

What to see in the castle
What to see in the castle
A shell keep : the fortified catsle of Saint Jean d'Angle is built like a "shell keep", a very specific type. This castle made of stone is very primeval and has a very original and rare shape. The walkway : from here you'll see all the Saintonge bay. A map will explain you how the area was back in ...
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