Attraction in the Vendee.
Apremont. Tel. 02 51 55 73 66
19 July 2008 - Le Château en Fête
A evocation of
life in the castle in the 16th century.
19h00 : Banquet with acrobats and
23h00 : Fireworks around the castle
the river Vie an early castle was built on a promontory rock around the twelve
Apremont castle was besieged in 1468 by 3,000 Bretons who wanted to
free the prisoner being held there. The Seige was lifted once the prisoners were
released, but the surrounding country side as far as St.Gille on the coast was
The two surviving towers were part of a renaissance chateau built
in the early 1500's by Philippe Chabot de Brion, admiral France and friend of
King Francois 1st on the site of part of the medieval fortress.
X111 stayed at the castle on the night of April 17th after his victory at
Riez,having just defeated the protestant troops lead by Prince de
Today the castle is the property of the Municipal council and is a
most beautiful example of Vendeen archetecture.
Admission. Adult 3.50euros
Chateau plus panoramic de Chateau d'Eau
the Chateau d'Apremont.
attractions in the Vendee