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A List of French Castles. Every famous castle from France has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today. Spanning a period of 900 years during the middle ages, castles come in many styles of architecture and design. Despite their differences though, they all have one feature in common-- they are fortified. Castles are defensive structures specifically built to withstand attack in the medieval world. Technologies such as arrowslits, murder-holes, and moats further improved their capabilities. Castles finally fell out of favor with the advent of gun powder, as offensive technologies, such as canons, rendered castles largely obsolete.
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    Château d'Hardelot

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    Beynac-et-Cazenac More
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    Château de Châlucet

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    Château de Châteauneuf

    Côte-d'Or More
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    Château de Chinon

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    Château de Coucy

    Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique More
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    Château de Falaise

    Falaise More
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    Foix More
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    Château de Gisors

    Gisors More
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    Château de Gombervaux

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    Château de Montbéliard

    Montbéliard More
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    Château de Murol

    Murol More
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    Château de Noirmoutier

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    Château de Quéribus

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    Château de Saint-Jean-d'Angle

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    Château de Sedan

    Sedan More
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    Vincennes More
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    Vitré More
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    Château des Adhémar

    Montélimar More
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    Château du Fleckenstein

    Lembach, Bas-Rhin More
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    Medieval Castle of Pouancé

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    Tarascon Castle

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