Mennechet Castle was built during the late nineteenth century in the city of Chiry-Ourscamp in Picardie. The castle was designed in 1880 to receive the artworks of Alphonse Mennechet of Barival: it paintings, sculptures and ceramics. He wanted to open a museum with the construction of a gallery in the castle. But Mennechet died in 1903 at ninety years old and the castle museum was not completed. The paintings were then donated to the city of Saint-Quentin. During the First […]
This castle in the Region of Lorraine in France is now abandoned. It was constructed in a Louis XV style during the years 1800. The castle is a monument in the city, it is an attraction for holidaymakers staying in the region. De la pierre et du latex. Magnifique façade d’un château abandonné en France. #urbexfrance #urbex #chateau #abandonedcastle Une photo publiée par An Abandoned World ☢️⛔️⚠️ (@urbexsession) le 4 Nov. 2016 à 7h43 PDT Des trésors oubliés, coincés dans […]
The construction of the castle of Versannes dates the XIXth century. With its two levels in a Gothic neo-style, this castle is located near Vichy, in a city called Biozat. We didn’t find a lot of information about this place.
An abandoned castle with a beautiful facade but it remains nothing inside. We didn’t discover some remains from its past, it was difficult to imagine people living inside. Let’s discover this abandoned castle in France!
Built at the end of the 17th century, this french castle was used as a spa during the 18th century. After a long time, during the second half of the 20th century, the building became a summer camp for children and a few years later a center for drug addicts detox. It closed at the end of the 20th century. Loneliness is now its destiny.
The “red castle”, an abandoned retirement home for elderly people. It was built in 1889 and after the WWII, it was converted into a luxurious hotel which closed in 2009 for financial reasons. We could see beautiful photos of this place but after to be used by the police for training exercises and for airsoft games, it was stripped. Most of the contents were destroyed and doors removed.
An abandoned castle known under the name of the ghostly castle and used as a barracks for artillery units. Built at the end of the 19th century, Nazi troops established a base there during the World War II. After the war, the Soviet army moved in, remaining residents of the castle until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1990. The castle was finally abandoned by the soldiers. During our exploration, we saw local children playing amongst the decrepit and […]
Exploration of a big sanatorium, a place for the care and treatment of people who are recovering from illness or who have a disease that will last a long time. Just near the medical part of this center, we found a beautiful castle with a lot of administrative papers. The castle was used for the management of this place.
We explored this splendid castle in summer 2016 and we were pleased to discover a lot of things inside. It remained a piano, desks, beds. We were very surprised to discover very private stuffs and cheerful to take photos and immortalize the state of neglect of this place.
Abandoned, plundered and burned, Valgros Castle remains still alive, pround of its facade reflecting in water. Behind the beautiful facade, the castle is completely empty, the last fire condemned the place. This castle was built in the 19th century (1870) and is located in the city of Bram, about twenty kilometers from Carcassonne. Despite appearances, we went inside the castle using the basement. You had no access to the floors because there was no ground. We discovered some books in English near the fireplace.
In a lost village in France, we found this abandoned castle for many years. The doors were open, it was easy for us to go inside and explore the place. It remains only a piano and a baby carriage in the living room. The castle is very degraded with a danger of collapsing.
Exploration of an abandoned castle in the South East of France. The castle has suffered from vandalism but remains a beautiful abandoned place with great fireplaces. This castle was a retirement home for athletic people and then an hotel. After the bankruptcy, the place was abandoned and a terrible fire caused a lot of damages.
This castle is really wonderful, with nice frescoes and a beautiful architecture, the historical heritage of the place is really incredible. With little damaged by the time, it was necessary to go through bramble and stinging nettle to reach the place. The place is enchanting, like a fairy tale.
Located in Ile-de-France, this castle was a rehabilitation centre. The place is abandoned for several years. During our exploration, we discovered a place well preserved with not much degradation, it remains beautiful things to discover. In spite of its location in the middle of the village, the place is easy to access.
In a posh area of the Parisian region, we found this little castle with a wonderful piano and a billiard table inside, showing the wealth of this endangered place.
In the Norman countryside, isolated, this abandoned castle hides an unsuspected treasure. Just arrived in the park, we saw this magnificent castle, intact, without degradation. Inside we discovered a lot of things, which made our heads spin. A big library, a lounge with a beautiful sofa and a billiard table. There are so many things, we felt uncomfortable with the impression to be robbers. On the second floor, while we made photos, we heard a noise, immediately we […]