Gramont is located on the borders of Tarn-et-Garonne and Gers.
The superb castle belonged to Simon de Monfort who led the Crusade against the Albigensians.
The King of Spain Peter II will give his life at the battle of Muret that Simon de Monfort won, who himself will perish during the siege of the city of Toulouse in 1218.
From the 13th century castle, the imposing Simon de Monfort tower still remains, to which a vast dwelling was added in the 14th century. At the end of the 15th century, the construction of a wing in the taste of the Renaissance was undertaken by the Voisin family. The Château de Gramont opens its richly furnished rooms and takes you to its French gardens for a moment of relaxation.
In this castle, to discover absolutely a spiral staircase, without core, which was for the time a real architectural feat.
After the visit, go and get your strength back at the Honey Museum.
Two lovers and true specialists of bees have gathered there 150 beehives, old or more modern, from all over Europe.
The Museum's animators are also producers of honey, sweets, beeswax, royal jelly and gingerbread.
You can do your market on the spot.
Castle of Gramont
Phone : 05 63 04 05 26
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