Attraction in the Vendee.
Chateau de Talmont Saint Hilaire
Chateau, Talmont St.Hilaire
Tel. 02 51 90 27 43
life in the middle ages in the Fortress of Richard the Lion Heart.
Kings Ransom, is an entertaining and instructive trail exploring the castle
and the world of the middle ages
In Summer you can immerse yourself in the
medieval world, come see the Bear, King of beasts in the middle ages.
Entertainment with the ordeals of the young knights,crossbow shooting and on
Wednesdays the spectacle of knights on horseback.
The Nights Of Richard the
Lion Heart: a magical summer evening pageant at the Chateau de Talmont a
spectacle of light and sound.
April till 5 Nov
in the Vendee.
Lion Heart was born in Oxford on the 8th September 1157.
At the age of 34 he
married Beranger de Navarre, in 1190 he went to the Crusades and while away his
lands in Normandy were captured by Phillip Auguste, King of France. On his
return he went to war against Auguste and recaptured his lands
made; duke of Aquitane in 1168
Prince of Talmont in
King of England in 1189.