Vivioures Castle, Herault, France

Vivioures Castle, Herault, France
Viviourès Castle, also known as the Roquette Castle (Château de la Roquette) is located in the department of Herault, in the south of France. Built on the Hortus mountain, between the villages of Valflaunès and Saint-Martin-de-Londres, 25 km from Montpellier. It faces the Pic Saint-Loup, and is surrounded by a landscape of scrub (garrigue), with its oak and limestone. The Viviourès Castle once served as a fortress but also a place to live. The first mention of the castle date …

Montferrand Castle – Herault – France

Montferrand Castle – Herault – France
Montferrand Castle is a medieval fortress from the twelfth century, situated on the territory of the municipality of Saint-Mathieu-de-Tréviers in the department of Herault, 25 km North of Montpellier. Accessible only on foot (by GR 60), the castle of Montferrand is built on a limestone spur of the ridge East of the Pic Saint-Loup (658m). The castle is located opposite the Hortus in a romantic landscape of scrubland oak (garrigue), attracting drawing artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, then …