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🏰 Les Clées Castle

Keyword
2018 Fev
  • Date de Visite
    24.02.2018
  • Fréquentation
    Non visitable
  • GPS
    46.73069 6.46269

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Les Clées castle


Les Clées castle, first in the hands of the Counts of Geneva, passed to Savoy around 1250. It was an important transit point between the Pays de Vaud and France with its bridge over the Orbe where taxes were charged on goods.

The keep of les Clées Casltes.
The keep of les Clées Casltes.

Weather


Access


Parking is available below the castle in the village of les Clées.

The paking places.
The paking places

Visit


Even though the castle is private, it is allowed to go up and walk around in the bucolic park of les Clées castle.

The path leading to the castle.
The path leading to the castle. Le chemin menant au château des Clées
The keep and the ruins of the ramparts.
The keep and the ruins of the ramparts.

Burgundian wars


The castle was attacked and heavily damaged during the Burgundian Wars and then gradually deteriorated. Only the keep and an outbuilding as well as the ruins of the walls remain today. The village of the same name is located just below the castle.

The keep and the village of les Clées.
The keep and the village of les Clées.

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