Château de Saint-Jean-du-Gard
Location: Saint-Jean-du-Gard, in the Gard departement of France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region).
Built: 13th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Private property.
Notes: Château de Saint-Jean-du-Gard of Saint-Jean-du-Gard in the Gard, the castle which was the home of St. John of Lords was burned by the royal troops and rebuilt in the sixteenth century and enlarged in the seventeenth century. Witnessed a secular history, the castle is attached to the religious wars in the Cevennes that marked this region of the sixteenth to the eighteenth century.Famous people stayed in its walls, the marshal of Thoiras, the Duke of Rohan, Basville (intendant of Languedoc), Count de Broglie, the Duc de Noailles, Marshal Montrevel, Marshal Villars.
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