The main courtyard and the inside of the castle are accessible only in guided tours. The classic visit allows you to discover about ten rooms…
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For the 2016 season the château is open to visit from the 13th of february to the 4th of december.
April, May, June, September: 10:00-12:00am / 2:00-6:00pm (closed on Wednesdays)
Guided tours: 10:30/11:30/2:30/3:30/4:30
from July 15th to August 15th : 10:00am -6:00pm every day
Guided tours: 10:30/11:30/12:30/2:00/3:45/4:30/5:15
Louis XI is the son of Charles VII and Marie d’ Anjou, he was born to the episcopal palace of Bourges in 1423…
Formerly this area was called Plessis-le-Vent. It was bought by Jean Bourré , Grand Treasurer of King Louis XI , who gave his name in 1462 …
The castle was built at the direction of Jean Bourré in just 5 years from 1468 to 1473 , a remarkable achievement for the time. Even today it remains as it was built in the fifteenth century.
The Chateau du Plessis-Bourre has the distinction of being Transition style. Indeed, it has all the characteristics of an end of the medieval fortress with its defense system.