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Château d'Yvoire

Château d'Yvoire
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Castle Facts:

Location: Yvoire, in the Haute-Savoie departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 13th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
Notes: Château d'Yvoire is an ancient castle of the thirteenth century, the center of the Lordship of Yvoire created a barony, which stands on the town of Yvoire in the Haute-Savoie region Auvergne-Rhône Alps. Several owners followed until the Bouvier family Yvoire who owns the dungeon and held since 1655. Between 1919 and 1939, Baron Felix Bouvier Yvoire undertakes major of the original dungeon restoration work for him give its current form, with among other roof reconstruction in 1939 and four corner turrets. In 1986, Yves and Anne-Monique Yvoire are transforming the former vegetable garden of the castle into a tourist botanical garden called "Labyrinth Garden of Five Senses", listed since remarkable garden. With its picturesque tourist medieval village Yvoire is currently a member of the association "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France" and heritage of the Pays de Savoie. Château d'Yvoire stands today as a big square tower from 25.50 to 26 × 15.10 to 14.90 meters wide and 2.30 meters thick walls. Louis Blondel, the tower would not be prior to the beginning of the thirteenth century.

Château d'Yvoire Links:

Château d'Yvoire On Wikipedia
(fr) Le Jardin des Cinq Sens

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