Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet, Ville de Lisieux

#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Lisieux
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet comprises of a half-timbered manor dating from the 15th century and a glazed brick and stone building from the Pré-d'Auge dating from the end of the 16th century. The chateau combines medieval and Renaissance elements and is surrounded by a moat and a peacock garden. It has been owned by the town of Lisieux since 1958 when it was donated by the Riesener family. Add Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet to your Ville de Lisieux travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ville de Lisieux journey planner.
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  • What a great place. It looks like a fairy tale castle with a moat that is still filled with water and a bridge to get across. The stone exterior is well maintained, and made my daughter's eyes light.....  more »
  • A little gem off the beaten track. A beautiful small castle built in´ two different periods. Very charming, nested in a quiet countryside. The lovely cafe next to it is the perfect place to end the.....  more »

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