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A bit less visited but very beautiful castle in Sully sur Loire. It is charming place, the castle rises directly from the moat. I have already posted the most known view from the side of water, but I liked also this wooden charming bridge.
As I wrote earlier, I was the only visitor in this castle inside. There are some nice interiors that have never been shown here, even by Didi. You can see them in Workshop.

From Wikipedia:
The château is the seat of the duc de Sully, Henri IV's minister Maximilien de Béthune (1560–1641), and the ducs de Sully. It is a true castle, built to control one of the few sites where the Loire can be forded. In 1218, Philip Augustus constructed a cylindrical keep to the south of the present enclosure, of which buried foundations remain. Guy de la Trémoille, inheriting the fortress, undertook the construction of the "Donjon", flanked by four towers, beginning in 1395. Sully bought the domaine in 1602, enlarged the park and the fortress; he strengthened the embankments of the Loire to protect the town from occasional flooding.
The Château de Sully-sur-Loire remained in the possession of the family until 1962 when it became a property of the Département du Loiret, and has since benefited from numerous restorations. It hosts a classical music festival each June. The château contains numerous tapestries (including a set of six seventeenth-century hangings, the Tenture de Psyché).

I was not possible to have the tops of the tower and its reflection because of the trees. When I had the on etop then the other was more cut.

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Viewed: 2011
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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11825 W: 126 N: 30069] (141020)
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