Site Navigation:

French Châteaux homepage

Regions of France

Châteaux of Alsace (169)

Châteaux of Aquitaine (544)

Châteaux of Auvergne (466)

Châteaux of Basse-Normandie (302)

Châteaux of Bourgogne (523)

Châteaux of Bretagne (1142)

Châteaux of Centre (627)

Châteaux of Champagne-Ardenne (172)

Châteaux of Corse (14)

Châteaux of Franche-Comté (189)

Châteaux of Haute-Normandie (220)

Châteaux of Île-de-France (516)

Châteaux of Languedoc-Roussillon (420)

Châteaux of Limousin (206)

Châteaux of Lorraine (315)

Châteaux of Midi-Pyrénées (618)

Châteaux of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (154)

Châteaux of Pays de la Loire (789)

Châteaux of Picardie (280)

Châteaux of Poitou-Charentes (431)

Châteaux of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (289)

Châteaux of Rhône-Alpes (1115)

Chateau Links

Castles/Châteaux In Other Countries

Follow Us On Pinterest:

Château de Montdardier

Château de Montdardier
Château de Montdardier Photo - Jeanphi30 - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 3.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Montdardier, in the Gard departement of France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region).
Built: 13th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00103078
Notes: Château de Montdardier is located in the municipality of Montdardier, Gard, 9 km from Vigan. The fortress built in the twelfth century was repeatedly demolished and restored in 1860 by Viollet-le-Chateau Duc.Le Montdardier been a registration as a historic monument since February 20, 1989 The terroir of Montdardier was first mentioned in 1099 in the cartulary of the abbey of Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert. It seems that the castle or the original guardhouse was not located at the site of the present castle but between the village, the hamlet of Sanguinède and mas de la Gardie, the place has also kept the name of " castel viel ".Construction of the castle is in the movement of building medieval castles. In this type of organization, characteristic of the twelfth century, the castle occupies the summit of a mountain or hill and the village moved nearby to benefit from its protection.

Château de Montdardier Links:

Château de Montdardier On Wikipedia
Historique du château sur le site de Jean-Michel Rouand

Have You Visited This Château? Please Comment Below:

Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | GDPR