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Château de Terre Neuve.
privately owned château built in 1580 by Nicolas Rapin, High Provost of
the constables of France and companion of Henri 1V, is inhabited all
year round by the descendants of d'Octave de Rochebrune and is a listed
Historic Monument. The famous French writer George Simenon lived in the
château from 1940 to 1943.
The Château is an architectural gem and is renowned for its monumental
fireplaces decorated with alchemist's symbols. It is also noted for the
stone carved coffered ceilings, its wood panelling from the Château de
Chambord and the gold-leaf suns in Louis X1V's bedroom. Also worthy of
admiration are the original paintings, furniture, collections and
splendid items of clothing from the XV11 and Xv111 centuries.
Photos of Château Terre Neuve
Open: May to 30th September 9h to 12h & 14h to 19h.
1st July to 31 August 9.30 till 18.30
Tarifs: Adult 6.80€ 7-16 year olds 2.70€
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