Location pre-spotted by Film France network
27442
updated: 04/17/2020
Castle of Pirou
50770 Pirou
France
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Normandy Film Commission - locations of Calvados and Manche

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27442
Castle of Pirou
50770 Pirou
France
Contact the commission

Normandy Film Commission - locations of Calvados and Manche

| +33 (0)2 31 06 23 23

Credits: Normandie Images - Site de Caen
Caption: Juin 2017
Credits: Normandie Images - Site de Caen
Caption: Juin 2017
Credits: Normandie Images - Site de Caen
Caption: Juin 2017
Credits: Normandie Images - Site de Caen
Caption: Juin 2017
Credits: Normandie Images - Site de Caen
Caption: Juin 2017
Location type
Environment
Countryside,
Park or garden,
Lake or swamp,
Village
General presentation
Location Condition Type
Well maintained
Location History
Built in the 12th century on an artificial island surrounded by three moats and five fortified gates, Pirou, endowed with high ramparts, is the oldest Norman Château.
Construction period
XIIth Century
Dominant style
Gothic - Middle Ages