Saint-Brisson-Sur-Loire

Château de Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire - M. Berger Saint-Brisson-Sur-Loire

Back to the Middle Ages!

Outside the Château stand reproductions of strangely-named war-faring contraptions from the Middle Ages, such as the mangonel, couillard and cerbatane.

The Château of this small town between Briare and Gien has made catapults and canons its speciality. On show in the former moat, these artillery pieces are even used in demonstrations organised in April and over the summer (contact for information). With real ammunition!

Château de Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire

Saint-brisson-sur-loire - 45500

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From 6 €

Experience the battles of a besieged village in the moats of this ancient medieval fortress transformed into a 16th century manor house. At their posts, the soldiers load up the cerbatanes, mangonels, couillards and trebuchets for live firing of balls: a unique demonstration of these m (...)

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