Château de la Bourdaisière

Local nameChâteau de la Bourdaisière
LocationMontlouis-sur-Loire, France

The Château de la Bourdaisière is a 19th-century county house in the Commune of Montlouis-sur-Loire, in the Indre-et-Loire département of France.

The site of the present house dates back to the 14th century when it was a fortress belonging to Jean Meingre. Over the next few generations, the property changed hands several times, until 1520 when King Francis I arranged for construction of a new castle on the site. Built for his mistress, Marie Gaudin, the wife of Philibert Babou, Superintendent of Finances for France, after her death, the property would remain in the family's hands.

Marie Gaudin's granddaughter, Gabrielle d'Estrées, was born in the château and would herself grow up to become mistress to another king, Henry IV of France.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Château_de_la_Bourdaisière

Official Website https://www.labourdaisiere.com/

Address Rille, Montlouis-sur-Loire 37270, France

Coordinates 47°22'11.668" N 0°50'17.388" E

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