CHÂTEAU de SAUMUR

Where: Saumur, France

Start of construction: 10th Century

End of construction: 17th Century

Most important renovation: 21st Century

Accessible: yes

Important fact:

Over the centuries, the castle served as a fortress, fairytale castle, governor's residence, prison and ammunition depot.

Nowadays it houses two museums.

http://www.chateau-saumur.fr/