Château de Tennessus

Imposing moated fourteenth-century fortress with working drawbridge
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Imposing moated fourteenth-century fortress with working drawbridge, arrows-slits, hoardings and massive granite fireplaces, situated in calm rural surroundings. The magnificent rooms have been decorated and furnished in keeping with the medieval setting. Access i by a stone spiral staircase.

Location and contact

Château de Tennessus 79350 AMAILLOUX, Poitou Charentes
05 49 95 50 60
06 81 60 36 79
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  • Ouverture saisonnière
  • Piscine
  • salle-seminaire
  • Accès WiFi
Prices : Room from 130 € to 165 €
Breakfast: included Payment accepted : Cash, Check Opening period : Open all year long Restauration : Proposal of basket of greedy for the dinner. Good restaurants nearby. languages : English, German and Italian To come : From the A10 autoroute at Poitiers, take the nationale 149 to Parthenay. 7 Km north of Parthenay, heading towards Bressuire turn right in the direction of Lageon. The chateau is on the right. Pets : No admitted
Our rooms in the castle : 5 majestic rooms (100 sqm) with private shower or bath and wc :
Lord's Chamber - canopied double bed and tapestries ;
Knight's Chamber - cloistered double bed and heraldic decor ;
King's Chamber - canopied king-size bed, kitchenette and spectacular views ;
Lady's suite - beautiful hand decorated family room, XVè century style ;
the Watch tower very small hand painted suite on 2 floors with beautiful upper bath.
Stone vaulted entrance hall.
Leisure on site : In the grounds : parklands, country walks, fishing in the moat, punting ont the moat, swimming pool. Nearby leisure : The medieval town of Parthenay (7km)
Poitiers and its many romanesque art monuments (50 km)
The Futuroscope park (50 km)
"Green Venice" (50 km)
27 hole golf course (25 km)
Horse-riding (7 km)
Park and "Son et Lumière" at Puy du Fou (60 km)

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Keywords : Imposing moated fourteenth-century fortress, draw-bridge, arrows-slits, hoardings