Chateau de La Motte Tilly
HISTORY OF THE MONUMENT
A refurnished 18th-century summer retreat. The château was built in 1754 by Abbot Joseph Terray, who went on to become Controller-General of Finances for Louis XV. Entirely refurnished in the 20th century, the property is surrounded by 60 hectares of grounds and an estate covering 1,080 hectares.
Chateau de Vaux Fouchéres
At the end of the Middle Ages, there is mention of an old castle on the lands of Vaux.
The Mesgrigny family owned it until 1564, when Jeannette de Mesgrigny married Pierre II d’Aubeterre.
The construction site of the current castle will only start from 1721 under the direction of “sieur Boisfranc, architect of the Roy”. It is of course the famous architect Germain Boffrand who realized the plans of the castle for Jacques d’Aubeterre married since 1706 to Henriette Hennequin. Among other things, this brilliant architect was responsible for the construction of the Hotel de Soubise in Paris and the Château de Lunéville in Lorraine……….