Chateau de Castelnou, Castelnou

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The Château de Castelnou (also called the Château Vicomtal) is a medieval castle in the commune of Castelnou (Catalan: Castellnou dels Aspres) in the French département of Pyrénées-Orientales.

The village of Castelnou takes its name from the castle. The Latin castellum novum became in Catalan castell nou, the "new castle".

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  • You walk up the steep cobbled streets of Castelnou and beyond to the chateau were you find a sign - closed. And it has been since October 2017, with no additional information. There should have been....  more »
  • Came to see the castle, but discovered it is closed permanently. Apparently for sale for 1 Euro, it was closed as the current owner doesn’t/isn’t able to meet the safety standards required...  more »
  • Picturesque village and castle, timeless place! I feel like I'm in a fairytale each time I come here.
  • Lovely place great views

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